At the Dental School

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Dr. Joana Cunha-Cruz wins evidence-based dentistry award

August 1, 2019 - Dr. Joana Cunha-Cruz of the School of Dentistry faculty has received the 2019 Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) Mid-Career Faculty Award from the American Dental Association and the American Association for Dental Research.

Dr. Joana Cunha-Cruz

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Dr. Linda LeResche retiring as research associate dean

July 9, 2019 - Dr. Linda LeResche, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty at the University of Washington School of Dentistry since 2011, has retired from her post, effective July 1, the school has announced.

Dr. Linda LeResche

Interim Dean Gary Chiodo


Our mission, our values

For decades, the University of Washington School of Dentistry has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading centers of dental education, oral health research, and patient care. I believe that our educational mission is one of the most advanced and comprehensive in the nation.

Interim Dean