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7 Promoted

Ann Arbor, MI — July 21, 2014 — University of Michigan Regents have approved the promotion of six faculty members from the School of Dentistry, effective September 1.  They are:

·      Erika Benavides to clinical associate professor from clinical assistant professor of dentistry (Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine).

·      Margherita Fontana to professor of dentistry with tenure from associate professor of dentistry with tenure (Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics).

·      Vesa Kaartinen to professor of dentistry with tenure from associate professor of dentistry with tenure (Department of Biologic and Materials Science).

·      Kenichi Kuroda to associate professor of dentistry with tenure from assistant professor of dentistry (Department of Biologic and Materials Science).

·      Yuji Mishina to professor of dentistry with tenure from associate professor of dentistry (Department of Biologic and Materials Science).

·      Marianella Sierraalta to clinical professor of dentistry from clinical associate professor of dentistry (Department of Biologic and Materials Science).

In addition, the U-M Office of Research approved the appointment of Jun Liu to associate research scientist from assistant research scientist (Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics).