Category: Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Brickhouse named fellow to pediatric policy center

Dr. Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate professor and chair, was named as fellow in the Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center.  The center’s purpose is to inform and advance research and policy development that will promote optimal children’s oral health and care.

American Association of Pediatric Dentistry Lobby Day 2012

Dr. Barrett W. R. Peters, D.D.S. Department of Pediatric Dentistry In early March, Drs. Brickhouse and Wunsch along with four residents traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2012 American Association of Pediatric Dentistry Lobby Day.  During this time, we met with our Virginia Congressional offices regarding Title VIII funding and the essential pediatric […]

Dr. Brickhouse receives “For the Kids” Award

In 2011, Dr. Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate professor and chair, received the Jerome B. Miller “For the Kids” Award which is sponsored by Proctor and Gamble/Crest/Oral-B.  One award is presented annually to an up-and-coming clinician, researcher or academician in pediatric dentistry for their outstanding efforts directed to children’s oral health and welfare.

Dr. Barrett Peters named Harris Fellow

  Dr. Barrett W. R. Peters is the first resident of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry’s graduate program to be named as a fellow for the Samuel D. Harris Research and Policy Fellowship sponsored by Preventech.  Eligible candidates for the fellowship are pediatric dental residents and individuals in their first five years of post-residency.  The […]

Dr. Malinda Husson selected as NuSmile finalist

Malinda M. Husson, D.D.S., M.S.D., Assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, was selected as one of eight 2012 finalists for the NuSmile Graduate Student Research Award.  Her research abstract was published in the April edition of the AAPD Pediatric Dentistry Journal and she presented her research at the 65th AAPD Annual Session in […]

Pediatric dentistry residents provide care at Children’s Hospital of Richmond

By Elizabeth B. Bortell, D.D.S. Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU It has been another great year at the Brook Road campus of Children’s Hospital of Richmond (CHoR) at VCU. The first and second year residents have been busy providing outstanding care to our patients and are a welcome addition to our practice. The Brook […]

Pediatric dentistry recruits new faculty

The VCU Department of Pediatric Dentistry added two full-time members, Dr. Patrice B. Wunsch effective August 1, 2011 and Dr. Malinda Husson effective July 1, 2011. Dr. Wunsch received her dental degree from Marquette University in 1986 and then completed five years of active service in the United States Army. In 2002, she graduated from the […]

Give Kids a Smile families receive follow-up care

Pediatric Dentistry@VCU provided $52,971 of dental care on Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) Day in February. Faculty, staff, residents and students worked together providing free dental care to 91 patients. This year, additional follow-up care will be provided to the children and families treated on GKAS day at VCU. The Virginia Oral Health Coalition in […]

Preparing for the future

It starts simply enough; as young people, we want to emulate individuals who positively impact our lives, such as assisting a teacher or being a "junior lifeguard." As teenagers, we discover...