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MOSDOH horz blue block A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU) has contracted Musick Construction as its partner for building the University’s new St. Louis dental education and oral health clinic for the Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH). Musick Construction is a St. Louis-based general contractor with more than 100 years of experience in the construction industry as a family-owned business.

“ATSU is pleased to work with Musick Construction on this important project. Improving lives of Missourians through increased access to oral healthcare and education are goals important to ATSU, Grace Hill Health Centers, and Musick Construction,” said ATSU President Craig M. Phelps, DO, ’84.

The new 79,000-square-foot building, designed by Cannon Design, will be located at the intersection of Truman Parkway and Park Avenue, a short distance east of La Fayette Square. The new facility is part of the City Hospital redevelopment effort.

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ASDOHHealthcare professions students united in Kirksville, Mo., once again on March 29, 2014 for the annual Rotator Cuff Basketball Tournament.

Men and women from A.T. Still University’s Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health, and Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health participated, along with students from the Truman State University nursing program, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine.

The tournament was held at the Thompson Campus Center on the Kirksville, Mo., campus, and the Kirksville R-III Primary School. Official referees were hired for the event. The women of ATSU-ASDOH and the men of Des Moines University took home first place trophies.

The Rotator Cuff tournament has been going on for at least 33 years.


Kim Butler Perry DDS MSCS (1)Christopher G. Halliday, DDS, MPH, dean of A.T. Still University’s Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH) is pleased to announce Kim Butler Perry, DDS, MSCS, has accepted the role of associate dean, clinical operations/director of dental services for the University’s new dental education and oral health clinic in St. Louis. The clinic is a pioneering collaboration between the University and Grace Hill Health Centers, Inc. (GHHC), its operations partner. Dr. Perry will assume her duties with the University and GHHC beginning April 21, 2014.

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BA0B2648A.T. Still University-Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health students presented Lessons in a Lunchbox to 2nd graders at the Kirksville Primary School on March 6, 2014. The student dentists presented on good oral health, how to brush and floss, and the importance of healthy eating. In addition, all 2nd grade students were given a lunchbox containing a toothbrush, toothpaste, and rinsing cup, courtesy of The Children’s Oral Health Institution.

The Lessons In A Lunch Box: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks program was developed by The Children’s Oral Health Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Maryland. The program was created to help children to begin learning early, throughout grade school, about taking care of their teeth, eating healthy, and considering career options in dental medicine.


ZM6K0170A.T. Still University-Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health students handed out toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, and informational packets to children outside Wal-Mart in Kirksville, Mo., on Feb. 22, 2014.

This event was held in conjunction with Give Kids a Smile, which promotes oral health awareness for kids during Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental students were on hand to answer questions for kids and parents, as well as hand out the dental goodies, which were handed out to several hundred children.

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