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Dr. Jason Griggs, second from right, receives a cash award while, from left, Robert Leard of Regions, Dr. LouAnn Woodward and Dr. David Felton look on during the Regions Bank TEACH Prize presentation.

Biomedical Materials Science chair earns top educator honor

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Even though Dr. Jason Griggs came from a family of educators, teaching wasn't originally his passion. But 22 years in academia and a lot of effort changed that. Read More

Ambika Srivastava's final semester of dental school looked much different than she had imagined.

#UMMCGrad2020: SOD grad, leader, advocate steps up during crisis

Friday, May 22, 2020

Ambika Srivastava, School of Dentistry graduate, has filled leadership roles locally and nationally during her four years of dental school. But for the last two months, she took on a new responsibility: a health care professional on the front lines of a public health crisis. Read More

2020 Dental Alumna of the Year passionate about dentistry, community

Dr. Barbara Mauldin has received many accolades for being an outstanding dentist, a valuable community member and even an accomplished ballroom dancer. But she says being named Dental Alumna of the Year is particularly special to her.

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Photos: 340 JPS students receive free dental care during Give Kids a Smile

Smiles abounded in the School of Dentistry last Friday as hundreds of children from the Jackson Public Schools received free dental treatment from dental and dental hygiene faculty, students and other volunteers.

Published on Monday, February 10, 2020

SOD faculty, students' weeklong mission: Offer free care to more than 1,000

The School of Dentistry’s fourth annual Dental Mission Week event will culminate tomorrow when about 400 Jackson Public Schools students will receive free dental care during Give Kids a Smile Day.

Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020

After 42 years, Imogene Clark still loyal dental school patient

Imogene Clark has been coming to the dental school for all of her dental needs since 1978. At 89 years of age, she can make a rare claim: She still has all of her original teeth.

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2020

Dentistry alumnus to sponsor school’s effort to treat children during Give Kids a Smile

Published on Monday, December 16, 2019

From author’s dental pain comes promise of healing

Published on Monday, October 7, 2019

‘My Favorite Doctor:’ Nine-year-old loves going to the dentist

Published on Thursday, September 26, 2019

Doctors perform medical 'first' during facial tumor surgery

Published on Thursday, August 22, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

SOD alumni board names former MDA president Alumnus of the Year

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019

SOD serves more than 1,000 during third Dental Mission Week

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019

Video: SOD provides care for hundreds of JPS elementary students

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

People of the U: Alana Bowman, Dr. Jason Griggs

Published on Monday, February 4, 2019

Nation’s top dentist addresses students at his alma mater

Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019

People of the U: Gary Reeves

Published on Thursday, January 24, 2019

SOD to offer free week of care during Dental Mission Week

Published on Friday, January 4, 2019