For the Media
The UNMC College of Dentistry has faculty and staff who are subject matter experts on a variety of oral health topics. We are ready to help with interviews, sources and information. To connect with an expert for your story or question, contact Erin Wirth, email@example.com.
James K. Wahl, III, PhD
Interim Chair of Oral Biology Department & Interim Associate Dean for Research
Epithelial cell-cell adhesion, cell biology, cell migration and metastasis
Thomas M. Petro, PhD
Immune system, infectious diseases, microbiology, virology
Jeffrey B. Payne, DDS, MDentSc
Oral health research - periodontics, oral and systemic disease
- 1011 - Multiple groups create fun Halloween events for children
- Scottsbluff Star Herald - Gering resident Lisa Moravec named to head national association
- 1011 - Hundreds of kids get free dental care at UNMC College of Dentistry
- 1011 - College of Dentistry helps bridge the gap between Nebraska students and dentists
- KETV - UNMC College of Dentistry cuts the ribbon for renovated dental clinic
- WOWT - UNMC dentistry college opens renovated Omaha dental clinic
Community Outreach Events
Asian Community & Cultural Center Festivals (Lincoln)
Clyde Malone Community Center Health Fairs (Lincoln)
East Campus Discovery Days (Lincoln)
Lincoln Public Schools Health Fairs (Lincoln)
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln Streets Alive Festival (Lincoln)
Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk (Omaha)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Health Fairs (Lincoln)
University of Nebraska-Omaha Health Fairs (Omaha)
UNMC Student Alliance for People of All Abilities Trunk or Treat (Lincoln)
UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute Trunk or Treat (Omaha)
If your organization is hosting an event and you would like the College of Dentistry to host an oral health informational booth, please contact Erin Wirth, firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of our mission to improve the oral health of the people of Nebraska, we are happy to donate oral health items to nonprofit organizations, community events, etc. To request oral health item donations, please contact Erin Wirth, email@example.com.
We develop and execute oral health educational campaigns in partnership with local organizations. See recent campaigns.
College of Dentistry Publications
2022 Mentoring Panel - Flyer
2022 Recognition & Awards Ceremony - Program
2022 Minority Health Month Screening Fair - Flyer
2022 Reinhardt Lecture - Flyer
2022 60th Anniversary of the UNMC Periodontics Program - Invite
2022 ASDA Simulation Clinic - Flyer
2021 College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion - Invite
2021 White Coat Ceremony - 1:30 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
2021 Opportunities Fair - Vendor Invite
2021 Caring for Champions Dental Clinic - Ribbon-Cutting
2021 Commencement - Initial Instructions & Reminders