Oral Health: Thusheka Uthayakumar
Thusheka Uthayakumar graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Melbourne. She has since returned, to work as a clinical demonstrator at the Melbourne Dental School and to undertake an Honours research project.
Oral Health: Janet Chuanon
Janet Chuanon graduated with a Bachelor of Oral Health from the University of Melbourne and also holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy. Passionate about both Oral Health and Pharmacy, Janet has now returned to study a Master of Philosophy (Dental Science) in order to combine her two fields of knowledge.
Dentistry: Associate Professor Mina Borromeo
Dental students at Melbourne taking art appreciation as part of special needs dentistry training.
Dentistry: Dr Matthew Hopcraft
Dr Matthew Hopcraft (BDSc 1994, MDSc 2000, PhD 2010) is CEO of the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch.
The University of Melbourne offers a wide range of coursework and short course programs for graduates interested in undertaking further study.
Advance your career and pursue a personal or professional area of interest with CAP. University of Melbourne alumni receive a 20% discount on the standard fee for undergraduate single subject or Community Access Programs.
Take advantage of other alumni discounts and benefits.
Bachelor of Oral Health: 25 Year Anniversary
This year we celebrate 20 years of Oral Health graduates at the University of Melbourne.
To mark this special occasion, we held a reunion for all graduates, staff and friends of Oral Health on Friday 25 August at University House at the Woodward.
Melbourne Dental School Mentoring Program
Mentoring is a relationship in which an experienced mentor provides guidance and support to a current student. Mentoring is a mutually beneficial partnership in which both individuals grow and develop through the process of sharing and listening.
The Melbourne Dental School Mentoring Program is a one-year, semi-structured program that fosters relationships between experienced practitioners and students in the final year of their Doctor of Dental Surgery or Bachelor of Oral Health studies, enhancing their transition from dental school into the professional workforce.
There are many ways to support the research, students and academics of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
If you wish to support the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences please go to the Faculty’s online giving form.
Donations of AU $2.00 or more are tax deductible.
MDHS Scholarship Fund
Scholarships and bursaries provided by the Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Scholarships Fund are awarded on the basis of financial need, disadvantage and/or prior academic achievement. They provide life-transforming, equitable access to education.
Julie Satur promoted to Professor in the Melbourne Dental School
Professor Julie Satur has been employed by the University of Melbourne since 1996 and was instrumental in leading the transition of dental therapy and hygiene education from the certificate courses of the 1970s, to the Bachelor program it is today.
Celebrating our newest graduates
Welcome to the first edition of Dent-Al for 2018, our dedicated publication for alumni of the Melbourne Dental School.
Volunteer trip – student reflection
In December of last year 14 Doctor of Dental Surgery students visited Cambodia to volunteer their time in rural communities. Fourth year DDS student Jamie Kang recalls the experience.
Dentists’ diversity milestone reached with women taking a lead
Dentistry in Australia has reached a significant diversity milestone.
Profile: Akram Abdullahi
Akram Abdullahi (BSc 2013, DDS 2017) loves dentistry because he says it encourages him to both think critically and scientifically, while also engaging his creative side.
Profile: Dr Sadna Rajan
Dr Sadna Rajan is a lecturer and Convener of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Paediatric Dentistry program at the Melbourne Dental School.
Profile: Dr Gaurika Sud
Specialist prosthodontist, Dr Gaurika Sud received her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) from the University of Melbourne in 2015.
Dent-AL is produced twice per year, in print and online. Please contact the MDHS Alumni Team to have a print copy sent to you, or download the current version. You can also browse our archive of past editions.