Orthodontics department congratulates three newest graduates

The advanced education program is 34 months

The West Virginia University School of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics offers a 34-month advanced education Master of Science program

Dr. Rachel Huffman, Dr. Ian Weaver and Dr. Nick Palmer, completed the program in April 2023. 

Dr. Khaled Alsharif and Dr. Peter Ngan pose with Dr. Rachel Huffman, Dr. Ian Weaver and Dr. Nick Palmer

The program models a private practice atmosphere with state-of-the-art clinical facilities. The curriculum is centered on daily clinical seminars and private instruction with each individual class. The goal of this program is to teach comprehensive orthodontic diagnosis, treatment planning, and biomechanics.

Weaver received an award from CDABO for best case display in his final year of the program. 

Dr. Ian Weaver receives CDABO award. Dr. Ian Weaver

Huffman was announced to have joined Somerset, Kentucky practice Jeffrey W. Frisk Orthodontics.

Dr. Rachel Huffman poses with providers and staff at an orthodontics practice in Somerset, Kentucky.Dr. Rachel Huffman

Dr. Nick Palmer participated in a marketing project during his residency. 

Dr. Nick Palmer