Date: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007
Time: 3 p.m.
Place: Parkway Clinic, 2906 S. 20th St.
The Marquette University School of Dentistry will host an open house at its newly opened southside clinic on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. Marquette University President Robert A. Wild, S.J., Tim Elverman, president of the board of the Sixteenth Street Community Health Center, and MUSOD Dean William K. Lobb will speak during a brief program at 3:30 p.m. Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle has also been invited. Guided tours of the new clinic will be offered.
The Marquette University School of Dentistry Parkway Clinic occupies nearly 4,000 square feet on the lower level of the
The 10-chair clinic serves adolescents and adults four days a week and children under 12 on Wednesdays. A full-time faculty member oversees the state-of-the-art clinic, which is also staffed by part-time clinical faculty members in general practice dentistry and dental hygiene and specialists in endodontics, pedodontics, periodontics and prosthodontics. In addition, dental students see patients at the clinic under faculty supervision. The clinic is expected to serve more than 1,000 patients annually.
“We are delighted to be partnering with the
MUSOD received $1 million from federal income augmentation funds made available through
Dr. Lobb said the clinic plays a critical role both in providing for the oral health care needs of low-income residents and in expanding the clinical opportunities for dental students. “For more than 25 years,
Media interested in attending the open house, please contact Christopher Stolarski in the Office of Marketing & Communication at (414) 288-1988 or email@example.com.
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