Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) Timeline *


1960 - 1969

Year Events
1962


First addition of building is dedicated


First B.S. degree in Public Health Dental Hygiene is awarded

1963


Radiology Department receives new panoramic x-ray unit (AXRM "Panorex")


5 Dental hygienists receive I.U.'s new Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health Dental Hygiene

1964


First Dental Hygiene class at I.U.-Fort Wayne is enrolled

1965


First Teaching Conference at Spring Mill State Park


First Dental Assisting Program opens at I.U.-Fort Wayne


Dean Hine serves as president of the American Dental Association

1966


Three years of pre-dental education required for admittance

1968


Preventive Dentistry Research Institute building dedicated (now known as the Oral Health Research Institute)**


Dr. Hine, Dean since 1945, accepts new post as Chancellor of Indiana University at Indianapolis (now known as IUPUI)


Certificate in Dental Hygiene is changed to Associate in Dental Hygiene degree


Dr. Ralph McDonald is appointed Acting Dean

 

1969


Trustees of Indiana University and Purdue University agree to merge their facilities in Indianapolis in a joint operation to be known as Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) with Dr. Hine as its first chancellor


First Dental Hygiene and Assisting Programs begin at I.U.-South Bend


Dr. Ralph McDonald is appointed Dean

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            *Source: Indiana University School of Dentistry Alumni Bulletin, v. 10 no. 4, Spring 1996

         ** Source: The History of the Oral Health Research Institute,Kay Rossok, LDH © 2000

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