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Release: July 23, 1999

UI dental student receives dental award

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Matthew Tonioli, a University of Iowa College of Dentistry student, received a Michael W. Finkelstein Award for Superior Achievement in dental histology from the UI department of anatomy and cell biology.

This award is presented to first-year dental students who demonstrate high scholastic achievement in histology, together with dedication to those ideals of scholarship and professionalism exemplified by Finkelstein, D.D.S., who is a UI professor of oral pathology and anatomy.

Tonioli, of Tooele, Utah, was recognized at the Anatomy and Cell Biology Annual Student Awards Presentation held April 30. He is the son of Kent and Andre Tonioli, also of Tooele, Utah.