UAB Recognized Nationally by the AGD

1st & 2nd Place Winners of Nation AGD ePoster Completion

In the summer of 2020, two UAB dental student researchers participated in the national Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) ePoster Competition, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Julia Pham (D3) placed first and Bhumika Patel (D4) placed second in the competition. These two students carry on the proud tradition of excellence that has become synonymous with the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.

UAB: AGD Student Chapter of the Year

The award was presented to the chapter for its outstanding efforts to create programs to support fellow classmates and for its organization of various community service and volunteer programs. It hosted multiple oral cancer screening events at various locations, including Tabernacle Baptist Church Oral Cancer Screening, Well-Being Dental Screenings at the UAB Recreation Center and the Health and Wellness Fair at the Mi Pueblo Supermarket. The chapter also worked with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at the dental school and worked with UAB Habitat for Humanity to help build a house.

Later in the summer of 2020, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Student Chapter was named national chapter of the year.