Dentistry offers seminars to alumni May 8-11

by Lisa Spellman, UNMC public relations | May 05, 2017

Image with caption: The annual UNMC College of Dentistry Dental Education Caravan will run from May 8-11. (Photo by Margaret Cain)

The annual UNMC College of Dentistry Dental Education Caravan will run from May 8-11. (Photo by Margaret Cain)

Faculty from the UNMC College of Dentistry soon will travel to Ashland, Kearney, North Platte and Scottsbluff to provide education to alumni dental health professionals on contemporary topics in pediatric dentistry and evidence-based dentistry.

The annual UNMC College of Dentistry Dental Education Caravan will feature presentations by:

  • Bryan Skar, D.D.S., assistant professor in the department of growth and development, who will present "Contemporary Topics in Pediatric Dentistry."
  • Lisa Moravec, coordinator of the West Division Dental Hygiene Program and an assistant professor in the department of dental hygiene, who will present "PICO Questions, Critical Thinking, and Evidence-Based Dentistry -- What's This All About?"

Merlyn Vogt, D.D.S., assistant dean for student affairs, will introduce the speakers and UNMC College of Dentistry Dean Janet Guthmiller, D.D.S., Ph.D., will give a college update.

The programs will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at each of the following locations:

  • Monday, May 8: SAC Museum - Ashland, Neb.
  • Tuesday, May 9: Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, Kearney, Neb.
  • Wednesday, May 10: Harms Advanced Technology Center, Western Nebraska Community College, Scottsbluff, Neb.
  • Thursday, May 11: Sandhills Convention Center (Quality Inn & Suites), North Platte, Neb.

The continuing education caravan is sponsored by the UNMC College of Dentistry and the UNMC College of Dentistry Alumni Association.

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