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School of Dentistry

IU Dentistry professor helps set fluoride standards that impact drinking water, research

Angeles Martinez-Mier

An IU School of Dentistry professor played a leading role in developing the "gold standard" for analyzing fluoride and also chaired a panel of experts that helped set new government recommendations for the amount of fluoride to be put in drinking water in the United States to prevent tooth decay. Full Story >>

Indiana CTSI awards nearly $3 million to promising, innovative medical researchers

Indiana CTSI

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute has awarded nearly $3 million to a new generation of medical students and researchers at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame to encourage home-grown innovation in Indiana. Full Story >>

IU-led "Growing Our Own" report offers solutions to address decline in U.S. dental faculty

Vanchit John

A new report by an Indiana University School of Dentistry department chair with researchers from six other U.S. dental schools is calling for quick and creative solutions to address the growing scarcity of full-time faculty members within the nation's dental school programs. Full Story >>

Preventing tooth decay in the youngest American Indians

Tooth Decay

A study conducted in four American Indian communities in the Pacific Northwest presents an effective strategy to convince mothers to switch young children from drinking sweetened soda to water and shows that eliminating these sugary drinks from the diets of the youngest members of the tribe significantly decreased tooth decay. Full Story >>

National Research Council study validates quality of IU doctoral programs

James Wimbush

Indiana University programs in the natural and mathematical sciences, humanities, social sciences and public affairs were recognized as among the best in the United States in the Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs released Tuesday (Sept. 28) by the National Research Council. Full Story >>

IU Bloomington Health Programs Fair on March 4

Job Fair

Students considering a career in health care can learn about more than careers as "doctor" and "nurse" at Indiana University Bloomington's Health Programs Fair on March 4 (Wednesday). The fair, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union Alumni Hall, will feature more than 100 health care representatives on hand to meet with students and answer questions about educational and career opportunities. Full Story >>