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Charles Jaslow
Regents' Proceedings 405

CHARLES JASLOW, D.D.S., M.S., Professor of Dentistry, retired April 30, 1982 from active faculty status following eighteen years devoted service in the Department of Partial Denture Prosthodontics at The University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

Born in Detroit, Dr. Jaslow received his bachelor's degree from The University of Michigan in 1941, after which he spent four years as a fighter pilot with the United States Army Air Corps during World War II and received the Distinguished Flying Cross, and Air Medal with eight oak leaf clusters, a Presidential Unit Citation, and other honors. After the war, he returned to The University of Michigan to study dentistry, earning the D.D.S. degree in 1949 as top student in his class.

Dr. Jaslow then returned to active military duty, this time as a dental intern in the newly created Air Force, which was formed from his old unit. He spent the year 1956 at the State University of Iowa where he received the M.S. degree in prosthodontics. He retired from the service in 1964 with the rank of colonel and immediately joined The University of Michigan School of Dentistry as Assistant Professor, becoming Associate Professor in 1969 and full Professor in 1972.

Dr. Jaslow taught undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate courses in partial denture prosthodontics, devoting himself primarily to supervision and instruction in both the undergraduate and graduate dental clinics. He presented many lectures and demonstrations in continuing education courses over the years and helped create videotapes for instructional use. He also is the author of numerous publications on various aspects of removable partial denture prosthodontics.

Dr. Jaslow is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor societies. He was made a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and served as a deputy regent of the organization for many years. He is also a member of numerous other professional dental organizations. While on active faculty status he held many School of Dentistry committee assignments, including serving as chairman of the Counseling Committee.

The Regents now salute this distinguished health educator for his dedicated service by naming him Professor Emeritus of Dentistry.