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Allan, KG4JCC

Dr. Jay Garlitz wrote:
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> *From:* Dean Teresa A. Dolan [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 22, 2006 5:09 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* UF College of Dentistry E-NEWS
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> College of Dentistry E-News
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> **COLLEGE**** OF DENTISTRY**** ALUMNI AFFAIRS**
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> **VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1 ** 
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> **In this Issue **
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> A Note from the President of the Academy of Alumni
> and Friends <#pres>
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> Give Kids A Smile <#Smile>
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> Get Your UFCD Commemorative Coin! <#coins>
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> Are You Radio Active? <#radioactive>
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> Locking Down TMJD <#tmjd>
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> Faculty Achievements <#faculty>
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> Calendar of Events <#calendar>
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> **Get Your UFCD Commemorative Coin**
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> Commemorative Coin
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> Commemorative Coin
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> Click here <#coins> for more information.
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> **CALENDAR OF EVENTS**
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> **Feb. 3 & 24 --- Give Kids a Smile** click here <#smile> for details
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> **May 13 --- Senior Banquet** in the J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand 
> Ballroom Academy of Alumni & Friends Outstanding Student Award
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> **May 26, 3:30 p.m. --- Commencement Ceremony ~ Class of 2006** Curtis 
> M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
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> **May 1-31 --- Dental Ambassador Stewardship Calls to Academy of 
> Alumni & Friends donors & AA&F Annual Fund Kickoff**
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> **June 15-17 --- Florida National Dental Congress** Gaylord Palms 
> Resort & Convention Center
> June 16, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. AA&F reception
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> **July 29, 2:00-5:00 p.m. --- White Coat Ceremony** J. Wayne Reitz 
> Union Grand Ballroom
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> For more information, contact Sue Guido via telephone 352-273-5781, 
> email [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>,
> or visit www.dental.ufl.edu/alumni 
> <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/856/0/>.
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> **College Links **
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> UF College of Dentistry <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/857/0/>
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> Academy of Alumni
> and Friends <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/858/0/>
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> Alumni & Professionals <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/859/0/>
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> News & Events <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/860/0/>
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> **College Contacts**
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> **Sue Guido**
> Alumni Affairs Coordinator [log in to unmask] 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> 352-273-5781
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> **Lindy Brounley **Communications Director [log in to unmask] 
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> 352-273-5782
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> **College**** of Dentistry**
> University of Florida
> P.O. Box 100405
> Gainesville, FL 32610-0405
> http://www.dental.ufl.edu/ 
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> Family Day
> **Dental freshman Emily Weldon (right) introduces parents Diane and 
> Bill to her Sim Lab mannequin during Freshman Family Day, held Jan. 28 
> at the college. Nearly 200 family and friends attending Family Day 
> toured college clinics and learning labs.**
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> **News from the College of Dentistry!**
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> Welcome to the Academy of Alumni & Friends E-NEWS, your quick and 
> convenient connection to the University of Florida College of 
> Dentistry. E-NEWS will arrive electronically each month packed with 
> news about the college and your fellow UFCD alumni and friends. Send 
> us an e-mail <mailto:[log in to unmask]> to let us know what you 
> think; your feedback is important to us.
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> **A Note from the President of the Academy of Alumni & Friends**
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> Gregory D. Reddish, D.M.D., Class of 1980As the 2006 president of the 
> UF College of Dentistry Academy of Alumni & Friends, I am pleased to 
> introduce you to this first edition of the UFCD newsletter, E-NEWS---a 
> convenient and timely electronic forum to share news with the Academy 
> of Alumni & Friends.
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> Thanks to your generous annual giving to the Academy, we raised 
> $76,450 specifically for student and alumni programs in 2005! We're 
> making plans to do even better in 2006. Your support helps fund 
> student dental organizations, the Professional Coating Ceremony for 
> rising juniors, special events and the Academy of Alumni & Friends 
> student scholarships as well as Dental Fall Weekend, FNDC and area 
> receptions for our alumni, friends, faculty and students.
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> We hope you will continue to enrich our students' dental education 
> through your annual gift to the Academy of Alumni & Friends. We're 
> planning big changes for our annual giving campaign, which kicks off 
> in May 2006.  Watch for more information in future E-NEWS or visit 
> www.dental.ufl.edu/alumni 
> <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/856/0/>.
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> I encourage you to join me in this exciting new endeavor. Our support 
> of UF's dental students will keep the college on the leading edge of 
> professional dentistry and will assist in producing quality graduates 
> to join us in Florida's dental community!
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> -- **Gregory D. Reddish**, D.M.D., Class of 1980
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> **Give Kids A Smile**
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> *Give kids a smile Logo*
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> American Dental Association Logo
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> Healthy Smiles 2010 Crest Logo
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> The University of Florida College of Dentistry is holding its fourth 
> annual "Give Kids a Smile" event. Give Kids a Smile is part of the 
> American Dental Association's national children's dental access day 
> during National Children's Dental Health Month. This year during Give 
> Kids a Smile, the college and our community partners expect to treat 
> more than 200 low-income Alachua County elementary school children. 
> Children will come to the UF dental clinics Feb. 3 for screening and 
> treatment planning; on Feb. 24 free dental care will be provided to 
> participating children by faculty and students in UF dental and ACORN 
> clinics, and by more than 24 Alachua County Dental Association members 
> and Santa Fe Community College dental hygiene faculty and students at 
> the SFCC clinic.
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> **For your patients... **To access fun oral hygiene materials for kids 
> and educational materials for parents and teachers, visit 
> www.HelpKidsSmile.org <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/861/0/>
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> **Get Your UFCD Commemorative Coin! **
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> Commemorative Coin**Michael D. Louria**, D.M.D., UFCD Class of 1997, 
> has designed and produced a truly beautiful dental coin to serve as a 
> unique symbol of affiliation with the UF College of Dentistry "to show 
> others who we are and where we come from."
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> The coin is large---nearly two inches in diameter---and made of heavy, 
> hi-relief 3-D metal. Colors are silk screened over antique silver 
> finish, and epoxy resin applied overall for durability. Photos of the 
> coin do not adequately depict the coin's quality and beauty.
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> To become a part of what could evolve into a new UFCD alumni 
> tradition, coins may be purchased directly from Dr. Louria for a mere 
> $10 plus $2.50 S&H. One hundred percent of coin profits after 
> production and shipping go to the Academy of Alumni & Friends to help 
> support student organizations, educational trips and special events.
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> Order your coin directly from Dr. Louria, and enjoy a UFCD keepsake 
> that will last a lifetime! Dr. Michael Louria's contact information 
> is: Michael D. Louria 5738 Canton Cove, Suite 100, Winter Springs, 
> Fla. 32708. E-mail: [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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> **Are You Radio Active? **
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> radio towerAs Gulf Coast residents from Key West to the Panhandle 
> know, hurricane winds can render modern communications technologies 
> into silent artifacts of a destroyed landscape. During these times of 
> disaster, a little-known group of self-sufficient, amateur (ham) radio 
> operators have helped bridge the communications gap, networking with 
> police, aid organizations and each other to speed rescue and relief 
> efforts. Their knowledge, technical skills and personal ham radio 
> equipment can quickly open communications in disaster areas. **Jay 
> Garlitz**, (D.M.D. '82) wants dental alumni and friends to join the 
> ranks of Florida dentists who are also ham radio operators in helping 
> Florida's residents during times of emergency.
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> "Amateur radio is a versatile hobby, and one that dentists, physicians 
> and other health professionals should take well to," Garlitz said. "It 
> involves technical aspects and working with people, both of which 
> health professionals do very well." Read More 
> <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/855/0/>.
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> **Locking Down TMJD**
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> The College of Dentistry is participating in a seven-year, $19.1 
> million, federally funded study of the causes and treatments of 
> temporomandibular jaw disorder, or TMJ. The four-center study is based 
> at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and the UF effort, 
> led by **Roger Fillingim**, Ph.D., associate professor of community 
> dentistry and behavioral science, will be based in the college's 
> Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Center.
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> The study, called Orofacial Pain: Prospective Evaluation and Risk 
> Assessment, or OPPERA, is the first, large-scale clinical study of its 
> kind to examine the risk factors that lead to TMJ. OPPERA will track 
> 3,200 healthy volunteers for three to five years to see how many will 
> develop the disorder. The expectation is that patterns in genes and 
> other biologic factors contributing to pain sensitivity, which 
> increase the risk of developing the disorder, may be identified. It is 
> hoped these findings will lead to improved treatments and methods of 
> earlier detection.
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> Other investigative units participating in the OPPERA study include 
> the University of Buffalo-SUNY and the University of Maryland at 
> Baltimore.
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> The National Institutes of Health estimate as many as 15 percent of 
> Americans may suffer from TMJ-related jaw pain and restricted 
> movement. TMJ seems to affect women more than men, and the cause of 
> the disorder is often unknown.
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> **Faculty Achievements **
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> Dr. Franklin Dolwick
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> **Dr. Franklin Dolwick**
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> In 1980,** M. Franklin Dolwick, D.M.D., Ph.D.**, professor of oral and 
> maxillofacial surgery and director of hospital dentistry for Shands, 
> submitted an article with four collaborators to the American Journal 
> of Roentgenology. The article, entitled "Arthrotomography of the 
> Temporomadibular Joint," has since become one of the top 100 articles 
> cited over the journal's 100-year history of scientific reporting on 
> medical imaging---swinging in at number 78 with a total of 178 
> citations. The achievement was celebrated last month in the Centennial 
> issue of AJR, the journal of the American Roentgen Ray Society.
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> Dr. Lamont
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> **Dr. Richard J. Lamont**
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> **Richard J. Lamont, Ph.D**., professor of oral biology, has been 
> appointed director of translational research and career development. 
> The position is newly instituted to facilitate research infrastructure 
> award goals of fostering the career development of junior and 
> transitioning faculty, and in providing clinical faculty and residents 
> with greater access to the basic science research programs in the college.
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> Lamont's leadership in developing the careers of dental faculty is 
> considered critical to the successful development of a translational 
> research program within the college that bridges basic science 
> research and clinical practice, and will ultimately lead to improved 
> patient care.
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> Dr. Ivar A. Mjör
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> **Dr. Ivar A. Mjör**
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> **Ivar A. Mjör, B.D.S., M.D.S., **Dr. Odont., professor of operative 
> dentistry and Academy 100 eminent scholar, has been tapped to receive 
> the European Federation of Conservative Dentistry's prestigious Award 
> of Excellence during the federation's February meeting in Rome, Italy. 
> Mjör, an internationally respected dental educator and researcher, was 
> selected to receive the award in recognition of his outstanding 
> contributions to restorative dentistry in Europe. He is also scheduled 
> to speak on practice based dental research during the meeting.
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> The European Federation of Conservative Dentistry is made up of 
> national dental organizations from the countries of France, Germany, 
> Great Britain, Holland, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and Turkey.
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> **There's still time to register for the 3rd Annual Soft Tissue Oral 
> Pathology Symposium**
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> **Dates:** Feb. 24-25 (Friday/Saturday)
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> **Location:** Orlando Walt Disney World Contemporary Resort
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> **Who should attend:** Generalists, specialists and dental hygienists 
> with an interest in oral medicine/clinical oral pathology.
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> **Description:** This course uses a case-based approach to provide 
> participants with cutting-edge concepts of diagnosis and treatment of 
> various oral soft tissue lesions including lichen planus, burning 
> mouth, oral infectious diseases, vesiculo-ulcerative lesions, 
> xerostomia, autoimmune and salivary gland diseases, and oral cancer. 
> The course will also focus on the differential diagnoses, etiology and 
> pathogenesis of these conditions. For more information, visit 
> www.dental.ufl.edu/Offices/CE/course060433.html 
> <http://list.uff.ufl.edu/t/29198/1023208/862/0/>
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