Blau awarded dental surgery degree

RAPID RIVER – Kyle E. Blau of Rapid River received a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Dentistry on May 10.

Dr. Blau also received the Quintessence Publishing Clinical Periodontal Award prior to graduation. He was also selected by faculty members into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Nu Nu Chapter National Dental Honor Society. In addition, Dr. Blau has completed an additional advanced periodontal clerkship program in his last year of education.

Dr. Blau recently accepted a position with Cherry Street Health Services of Grand Rapids, to provide care in the Montcalm County. He will begin work in July.

He is a 2005 graduate of Rapid River High School, a 2009 graduate from Lake Superior State University with a bachelor’s degree in biology.

Dr. Blau is married to the former Crystal Pirlot. He is the son of Mark and Lisa Blau of Rapid River and the grandson of Ronald and Sharon Klug of Escanaba.