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November 6, 2020 News DentistryNews

Historic Gift to New Library Will Spark Research and Learning Across Health Sciences

by University of Alberta

Donation by Geoffrey and Robyn Sperber one of the largest ever to U of A Library. The night before his first lecture, Geoffrey Sperber sat in a quiet dorm room of Athabasca Hall. He pored nervously over the pages of Gray’s

October 16, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Daily Use of Ultrasound Can Speed Up Orthodontic Treatment, Prevent Root Damage

by University of Alberta

An ultrasound device developed at the University of Alberta has been shown to help patients who wear braces get faster results and avoid long-term complications, according to recently published studies. “Not only do the teeth move faster, daily use of

September 15, 2020 News NewsOral Health

U of A Researcher Studying How Well COVID-19 Safety Measures are Protecting Canada’s Health Workers

by folio

There is heightened anxiety among physicians and jumps in depression among nurses, health-care aides and personal support workers, according to early data from a University of Alberta study into the effectiveness of safety measures to protect the physical and mental

September 14, 2020 News DentistryNews

U of A Dental Hygiene Students Fundraising for Instructor Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer

by Edmonton Journal

A group of University of Alberta students is raising money for ovarian cancer in honour of their professor recently diagnosed with the disease. Alanna Blanchette, a fourth-year dental hygiene student, has helped organize the “Team 4 Fighters” who are participating