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Justin Kolasa Winning PosterStudent Spotlight

UKCD student wins international award

Justin Kolasa, a 2013 DMD graduate from the UK College of Dentistry, won first place at the AADR/NSRG Dentsply/Caulk Student Research Competition in Clinical Science at the IADR conference in Seattle in March.

The title of Justin’s abstract was "Oral Health Status and Biomarkers of Myocardial Infarction.”   Dr. Craig Miller served as his research mentor and Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole wrote the paper on this section of the project.

Justin is a native of Stanford, Kentucky, and will enter the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the UKCD in July.