School of Dentistry Faculty and Staff Honored

Dozens of awards and achievements, along with hundreds of years of service, were honored September 18, 2018 at the UMKC School of Dentistry Faculty and Staff Recognition ceremony.

At the annual event at the Diastole Scholars Center, Dean Marsha Pyle said its people were what made the school great, so it’s important to pause and recognize them. She took the time to announce the 155 recognitions. You can see them all here. By the numbers, they break down this way:

— 384 years of service among the 15 people retiring
— 440 years of service among 33 faculty and staff recognized at milestones of 5 to 35 years of service
— 29 new faculty and staff members
— 12 faculty promotions or achievement awards
— 3 staff awards
— 21 distinguished teaching and recognition awards
— 21 service recognitions
— 27 journal publications and 1 book chapter by 9 faculty members
— 12 research grants in excess of $50,000

Find the program from the event here.

Enjoy photos from the event.