March 28, "What to Say: Responding to Patient-Initiated Harassment," Ms. Monique Galpin and Dr. David Moser, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
March 29, Seminars in Dental Research: Astha Singhal, Developing New Measures of State Medicaid Adult Dental Benefit Generosity, hosted by Julie Reynolds, via Zoom, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
March 29, MS Thesis Defense: Catherine Hopkins, "Fracture Resistance of Defective Amalgams Repaired with Composite," mentored by Erica Teixeira, W220B, 12:00 p.m.
March 29, MS Thesis Defense: Ahmad Alkhaza'leh, "Mechanical and chemical analysis of experimental dental adhesive containing Proanthocyanidin-loaded MSNs," mentored by Steven Armstrong, N212, 2:00 p.m.
April 1, MS Thesis Defense: Maria Martinez, "A Retrospective Study On Natural Teeth Survival, Adjacent to Straumann Implants," mentored by Salahaldeen Abuhammound, via Zoom, 12:00 p.m.
April 4, Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Waheed Awotoye, "Contribution of genetic variants to orofacial clefts in African populations," mentored by Azeez Butali, N212 and via Zoom, 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
April 5, MS Thesis Defense: Abimbola Oladayo, "Predictors of Complete Edentulism in Older Adults in the United States using the 2020 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Data," mentored by John Warren, N212 and via Zoom, 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
April 6, Seminar: Catherine Hayes (UMass), "The Impact of Public Insurance on the Dental Care Delivery System," hosted by Steve Levy, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
April 8, CE Live Distance Course: Evidence-Based Dentistry and Treatment Planning for the Practicing Dentist, 8:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
April 12, MS Thesis Defense: Olajide Obe, "Interaction of dental pulp stem cells with bacterial products modulates the protein expression of cathepsin B," mentored by Cristina Vidal, W220B, 12:00 p.m.
April 14, University District Dental Society Spring Business Meeting, Dental Prosthetic Services, Cedar Rapids, IA, 6:00 p.m.
April 14, MS Thesis Defense: Danubio Blen, "Why do dental students choose a specific state to work or to specialize on," mentored by Terry Lindquist, via Zoom, 12:00 p.m.
April 18 and April 25, Phase 1 Safe Zone Training, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
April 19, German Immigration to the United States: The History and Heritage of Iowa's Role in the Suppression of German-Americanism," 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
April 28, New Dentist Reception at the Iowa Dental Association Annual Session, Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA, 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
April 29, University of Iowa Alumni Reception at the Iowa Dental Association Annual Session, Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA, 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
April 28-29, Business of Dentistry Track at the Iowa Dental Association Annual Session, Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA
May 6 and 13, Phase 2 Safe Zone Training, 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
June 2, Culturally Responsive Health Care Conferences at the University of Iowa, 8:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.