Dr. Melanie R. Peterson appointed associate dean for student affairs and director of new International Dental Program

Dr. Melanie Peterson
Dr. Melanie Peterson

Dr. Melanie R. Peterson, a former longtime University of Louisville professor and administrator who joined the Indiana University School of Dentistry faculty in 2011 as director of hospital dentistry and the general practice residency, has been appointed the dental school’s associate dean for admissions and student affairs, pending approval of the Trustees of Indiana University. She has also been named director of an advanced-standing degree program for international dentists.

The new International Dental Program is designed for foreign-educated dentists who wish to become licensed to practice in the United States.

More information about Dr. Peterson's new appointments is available in this Nov. 29, 2012, IU Communications news release.

Nov. 29, 2012