Major grant gives UF’s College of Dentistry something to smile about
The University of Florida is one of 7 institutions to receive a $67- million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lisa Greenberg spoke with UF’s National Dental Practice Based Research Network Education and Training Coordinator Deborah McEdward about how the grant will benefit both dental providers and patients.
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Janine Sikes, assistant vice president of media relations and public affairs at the University of Florida, emailed the documents to media outlets at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Sikes said the university will make no statement.
W. Kent Fuchs, Provost for Cornell University Ph.D., has been selected as the University of Florida’s 12th president-designate.
On Monday, the search for the University of Florida’s next president was narrowed from 15 candidates to three. The candidates, Wesley Fuchs, David McLaughlin and Sibrandes Poppema, had their photos taken at Weimer and were interviewed to help make the final decision.
The University of Florida’s three presidential candidates include W. Kent Fuchs, Ph.D., of Cornell University, David W. McLaughlin, Ph.D., of New York University and Sibrandes Poppema, Ph.D., of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.