Celebrating the Class of 2020

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Congratulations, Class of 2020! As you take the final steps to complete your academic programs, we invite you to pause for reflection on your accomplishments. Your faculty, staff, and administrators at the School of Dentistry are thinking of you today and every day. We are so proud of your hard work in your programs and wish we were together in Calihan Hall to celebrate together today. We look forward to seeing you soon to complete your programs and to appropriately honor your accomplishments. 



A message from Dean Aksu
Class of 2020
A message on wellness
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Click on each administrator to watch a video presentation of awards

Leadership and Service

Academic Administration

Clinical Dentistry

Dental Hygiene

Pediatric Dentistry

Research & Biomedical Sciences

Congratulations Bilal M. Ibrahim


The University of Detroit Mercy proudly honors Bilal M. Ibrahim, the School of Dentistry recipient of the 2020 Vivere ex Missione Award.

Two Saturdays a month, The Malta Medical and Dental Clinic that operates out of St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Detroit provides a full range of free dental services to underserved and underprivileged populations in Detroit. This service began, expanded and continues to be overseen by Bilal Ibrahim who saw a need and worked to address it.

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