School of Dental Medicine

Promise of Personalized Dental Medicine Embraces Team Approach (UConn Today)

“There only a handful of academic health centers in the United States where dental students receive the same basic science curriculum experience as medical students, and at UConn this includes equivalent training in genetics and genomics,” said Dr. R. Lamont MacNeil, dean of the UConn School of Dental Medicine. “Even more important is the fact […]

Alumna Gives Dental School’s Largest Gift

“I want to pay it forward,” says Kathleen Burr, DMD ’85, an avid orthodontist and horsewoman. Dr. Burr and her spouse, Robin Malkasian, will be paying it forward to students who follow in Dr. Burr’s footsteps to the UConn School of Dental Medicine, a national leader. Upon Dr. Burr’s retirement from private practice this year, […]