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HSC-BCD Stories -- November-December 2009

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BMS lands 'BEST' grant

Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry has become one of only seven dental and craniofacial research institutions in the nation to be awarded a special NIH research grant as part of the federal economic stimulus package known as ARRA – the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Central sterilization system

HSC-BCD students are taking advantage of big changes this fall in the care of small-scale but valuable items: their dental instruments.

OMS hosts German intern

A pair of cowboy boots and a host of memories returned to Germany with Linda Pliquett on Oct. 19 after she completed a 10-week internship in oral and maxillofacial surgery at HSC-BCD.

Ruth Swords memorial

Friends, family and dental hygiene alumnae are coming together to honor Dr. Ruth Swords with a memorial scholarship that bears her name. Swords, a professor emeritus and former director of the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene, passed away this summer at age 92.

Ortho faculty lead meeting

HSC-BCD faculty members figured prominently in the 38th international biennial meeting of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists Nov. 5-9 in San Antonio.

DH mentor party

The Dallas Dental Hygienists’ Society hosted a “meet and mingle” party Oct. 22 for its mentor program.