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WVU Foundation: Alum’s gifts to WVU School of Dentistry enhance oral surgery education

Dr. David E. Sheinkopf makes endowment and professorship contribution

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A West Virginia University alumnus’s gifts to the School of Dentistry will help attract and retain skilled oral surgery specialists to enhance education for future dentists.

Dr. David E. Sheinkopf contributed up-front funds to establish a namesake endowment that will supplement faculty salaries within the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He also made a significant planned gift to establish the David Sheinkopf, DDS ’72 Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Professorship after his passing.

Sheinkopf, of Durham, North Carolina, said he hopes his gifts help WVU address a common challenge for dental schools.

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