RSDM News

RSDM Researcher Leads Group of African Biomed Scientists

Carrie Stetler | January 3, 2018

At a convention of The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 20 years ago, Dr. Vincent Tsiagbe and his colleagues noticed seven black scientists there. They became the first members of the Association of African Biomedical Scientists, which was founded by Tsiagbe.

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Stage Set for South American Exchange Program

Carrie Stetler | January 3, 2018

South American experts in orofacial pain learned about RSDM’s internationally recognized work in the field during a visit last month, where they also planted the seeds for an exchange program between RSDM and a university in Chile.

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LaToia Taylor Named Director of Enrollment and Academic Support Services

Carrie Stetler | November 20, 2017

LaToia Taylor, head of the Office of the Registrar, has been named Director of Enrollment & Academic Support Services, a newly created position. In her new role, Taylor will continue as Registrar and also assist with the development of new curriculum and additional ways to expand institutional support for students.

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RSDM Research Shows Tooth Anomalies Often Hereditary

Carrie Stetler | November 1, 2017

When a child has a tooth anomaly, such as delayed eruption of adult teeth or other abnormalities, parents worry that it’s a sign of deeper or more serious health issues. Dr. Maxine Strickland helps assure them that it’s not. Strickland is working with students to explore the role of genetics and heredity.

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