School of Dental Medicine
Penn Dental School Alumnus/World War II Commander Gives $17.3 Million In Largest Ever Gift to Penn Dental
PHILADELPHIA – Dr. Louis Schoenleber, Jr. (C’42, D’43), an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, World War II Navy Commander and oral surgeon, has left the majority of proceeds from his multi-million-dollar estate to Penn Dental Medicine’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The bequest, totaling $17.3 million, is the largest gift in the School’s history and one of the largest gifts ever to a U.S. dental school.
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Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the United States
Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania president
Ronald Daniels, Penn provost
Tukufu Zuberi, Penn Center for Africana Studies director
Camille Charles, CFAS associate faculty director
DeWayne Wickham, North Carolina A&T University Institute for
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Dean Jeffcoat of Penn Dental in NIH Video Produced to Encourage Young Girls to Consider Careers in Research
PHILADELPHIA -- Marjorie Jeffcoat, dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, is one of three U.S. dental researchers featured in a new educational video produced by the National Institutes of Health.