L’Tanya Bailey, associate professor and graduate program director in the department of orthodontics was honored at the Seventh Annual Faculty Recognition Awards sponsored by the National Dental Association Foundation and Colgate-Palmolive Company.
This awards program honors dental faculty who have demonstrated excellence in professional development and a willingness to help others in their quest for knowledge and advancement. Bailey is recognized for her work as research advisor and mentor to UNC orthodontic residents on thesis projects and for her research contributions in the area of stabilization in orthodontic surgical patients. She has been principal investigator on eight research grants from university and federal sources.
The recipient of this award is also recognized for actions that produce a balance between dental educators and dental practitioners through joint efforts of the National Dental Association and the American Dental Education Association.