University of Michigan dental school appoints new dean

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor recently appointed Jacques Nör, DDS, PhD, as its next dean. 

Dr. Nör was recommended for the role by Provost Laurie McCauley, DDS, PhD, who served as dean before becoming provost in March. Dr. Jan Ching Chun Hu has served as interim dean since May.

Dr. Nör has been involved with the University of Michigan for several years, earning his master’s degree in pediatric dentistry from the school in 1994 and his PhD in oral health sciences in 1999. He has served as a clinical instructor and professor in several departments for the school and has been chair of the department of cariology, restorative sciences and endodontics since 2015. 

Additionally, Dr. Nör is a professor of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, at the university's  Medical School, where he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer cell biology in 2001. He is recognized internationally for his research on the biology of stem cells in head and neck cancer and dental tissue regeneration, according to a June 16 news release.

Dr. Nör will begin his new role Aug. 1.

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