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Oregon Health & Science University names new dental school dean

See the full story here written for the ADA by Kimber Solana
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The Oregon Health & Science University’s School of Dentistry announced Dec. 2 that it named Ronald Sakaguchi, D.D.S., Ph.D., as its new dean, assuming the role after serving as interim dean since October 2020.
Dr. Sakaguchi, a widely published dental biomaterials and biomechanics researcher, joined the OHSU School of Dentistry in 1994. He served in several dental school leadership roles over the years, including as the school’s associate dean for research and innovation.
“I am committed to fostering an inclusive environment for learning and health care where everyone can thrive, as well as building an infrastructure that engages our community and partners, and enhances our education, clinical and research excellence,” Dr. Sakaguchi said in a news release.