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Sukalski wins dental public health research award

Two people stand next to each other, holding an award.

Jen Sukalski, graduate research assistant in the Public Policy Center’s Health Policy Research Program, won the Keith E. Heller Dental Public Health Graduate Research Award from the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry in the UI College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics.

The award is given to a graduating student for excellence in research in the field of dental public health. Sukalski received a plaque and a one-year membership to the American Association of Public Health Dentistry.

Sukalski has been a graduate research assistant at the PPC since 2015. She graduated with her master’s degree in dental public health in Spring 2017. She will begin coursework for her Ph.D. in oral sciences with an emphasis on dental public health in Fall 2017.