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HARVARDSCHOOLOFDENTALMEDICINE WHERE 1doesitbegin 2 3Itbeginswithyou.TeripplesthatbeginwithyouandyourconnectionwiththeHarvardSchooloDentalMedicinespreadoutwardtowardtheneighborhoodstowardthenationtowardtheworld.Teseareripplesochangeohealthknowledgeandexploration.Ripplesoserviceocompassion.Tegoodthatfowsromthepeopleinthiscommunityisindeedpowerul.Andyouarethebeginning. 4AlanCarlottosjourneytoHarvardbeganwithahighschoolscholarship.RipplesogratitudefowthroughoutthelieoAlanGabrieleCarlottoDMD14.Heisacutelyawarethatthegenerosityoothershasallowedhimtoaccomplishsubstantialgoals.Carlottogrewupwithasinglemotherateradivorcewhichledtothelossotheirhousewhenhewas11.Hismaternalgrandparentswelcomedthetwointotheirhomeandtogetherwithhismotherraisedhimwithhisgrandatherbecominglikeaather.IngratitudetheyoungmanlegallychangedhisnametohisgrandparentslastnameandmothersmaidennameCarlotto.HisnextbrushwithgratitudecamewhenhewasadmittedtoaprivatehighschoolinConnecticutwherehereceivedscholarshipsthatallowedhimtostudynearlytuitionree.EverythingthatcameaterormeisattributabletowhatIlearnedthereintermsowritingandcriticalthinkinghesays.AsanundergraduateatTutsUniversityCarlottoreceivedagenerousnancialaidpackage.Atergraduatingsummacumlaudeheworkedorayearandrepaidmostohisloans.ButhewasntdebtreeorlongtakingoutsignicantloanseachyeartoattendHSDM.DuringcollegeCarlottoheldtwopart-timejobstomakeendsmeet.IndentalschoolhenotestheresnotimeorextrajobssoallothemoneyIhavecomesromloans.AtHSDMCarlottostuitioneesoodandotherlivingexpensesapproach100000ayearyetbecauseolimitedresourcestheSchoolhasbeenabletogranthimlessthan20000ayearinscholarshipunding.ItookonthedebtbecauseotheopportunitiesHSDMoerssmallclasssizeresearchandeducationattheMedicalSchoolhesays.ButIconstantlyeeltheweightothedebtIwillhavetoaceaterIgraduate.NextCarlottowillpursuearesidencyinorthodontics.Whenhecompletestheprogramheplanstopracticetopayohisloans.Healsolovesteachingandplanstoteachasonewaytogiveback.SomedaywhenheisableCarlottointendstocontributenanciallyaswelltoeasetheburdenoruturetalentedHSDMstudents.Iknowtheimpactthatscholarshipshavehadonmehesays.Itsarippleeect.DMDSCHOLARSHIPSSPECIALTYFELLOWSHIPSDEANSSCHOLARSFUNDCampaignPriorityFinancialAssistance162000AveragedebtforaDMDstudentleavingHSDMin2013 5 6 7ColleenGreeneplanstoprovidetheaccessibledentalcarethatshelackedasachildonMedicaid.FromhumbleMidwestbeginningsColleenCollinsGreeneDMDMPH13afrst-generationcollegegraduatemadehermarkattwoHarvardschoolsinmultiplefeldsandinlocalandnationalarenas.RaisedinsoutheasternMichiganbyactory-workerparentsGreenewasselectedastheinauguralrecipientoHSDMsNathanandPhyllisGoodmanScholarshipwhichbeneftsadeservingstudentthroughouttheouryearsotheDMDprogram.WhileatHSDMGreenemaintainedacloserelationshipwithPhyllisGoodmannowinherlate90s.KeepingintouchwithPhyllishelpedmotivatemetoocusonmystudiesandengageinextracurricularprogramssaysGreene.Andthescholarshipallowedmetovisualizepublichealthworkinmydentalcareerwithoutintenseconcernorloanrepayments.InadditiontoherDMDGreeneearnedamasteropublichealthdegreeinhealthcaremanagementromtheHarvardSchooloPublicHealthwheresheheldaCatherineB.ReynoldsFoundationFellowshipinSocialEntrepreneurship.AsorthoseextracurricularactivitiesIn2010Greenebecameeditor-in-chieotheAmericanStudentDentalAssociationASDA.In2011shebecamethefrststudentmemberotheeditorialboardotheJournaloftheAmericanDentalAssociation.Andin2012shewaselectednationalpresidentoASDA.Greenesparentswereneverinapositiontocontributefnanciallytohereducation.Iamparticularlymovedbyscholarshipphilanthropyshesays.Ourparentsalwaystoldusthatwewouldneedtorelyonscholarships.Soweworkedhardtomakesurewegotthem.Ihopetosetupascholarshipmyselsomeday.GreeneiscurrentlyaresidentinpediatricdentistryatChildrensHospitaloWisconsin.PartomyinspirationorthatchoiceocareeristhatIgrewuponMedicaidshesays.Findingadentistwhowouldacceptthatinsurancewasespeciallydicult.Iplantotreatpatientsromallsocioeconomiclevels.DMDSCHOLARSHIPSSPECIALTYFELLOWSHIPSDEANSSCHOLARSFUNDCampaignPriorityFinancialAssistance OldandnewblendattheHarvardSchoolofDentalMedicinewheretraditionsofexcellenceineducationresearchandpatientcaregenerateripplesofknowledgethatowoutwardtobenethumanity. 10AfellowshippermittedRitaHantoacquireauniquecombinationofskills.OneotheewdentiststoholdspecialtycerticatesinbothprosthodonticsandperiodontologyRitaK.HanDDSMMSc11PD11prosthodonticsPD13periodontologywasabletocompletethisworkthroughthegenerosityoMISImplantsechnologiesLtd.In2011thecompanyestablishedtheMISPeriodontologyandImplantologyFellowshipdesignedtodevelopclinicalscholarswhowillbecomeacademicleadersintheeldoimplantdentistry.HanwasawardedtheinauguralMISFellowshipwhichwasundamentaltohercareerdevelopment.WithouttheellowshipitwouldhavebeenextremelydicultormetoconsiderpursuinganotherspecialtyprogramatermyprosthodonticstrainingsaysHan.Iwasveryortunatetohavereceivedthesupportorthedurationomyperiodontologyprogram.Hannotesthattheellowshipprovidedaninvaluableoundationuponwhichshecouldexpandherknowledgeasaproessionalandmatureasaperson.Inadditionitopeneddoorstotheworldpresentingopportunitiestoattendnumerousseminarsandconerenceswhereshemetandsharedherexperienceswithinfuentialpeopleintheeld.AsmylearningcurvecontinuedtoexpandinandoutotheclassroomshesaysIgrewmoreandmoregrateulandeltaresponsibilitytoexcel.Hanhadbeenawardedanumberoscholarshipsduringcollegewhichaidedhernanciallyandprovidedherwiththeencouragementandmotivationtoocusonachievinghereducationalgoals.AterreceivingaDDSdegreeshecompletedthepostdoctoralprograminprosthodonticsatHSDMtogaintheknowledgetotreatpatientsmorecomprehensively.ShenextenrolledinHSDMspostdoctoralprograminperiodontologytostudydentalimplantsandurtherenhanceherunderstandingopatientcare.urningdownaellowshiporperiodontologystudyatanotheruniversityHanwasabletoremainatHSDMbecauseotheMISFellowship.Sheisbecomingtheleaderenvisionedintheestablishmentotheellowshipconductingresearchocusingonthedevelopmentonewtreatmentproceduresandtechnologiesaswellasthestudyandtreatmentoperiodontaldisease.TeexperienceoreceivingscholarshipsandaellowshipsaysHaninstilledinmethedesiretoulllmyroleinhelpingotherstudentshavetheopportunitytocreatetheirownnichesinoralhealthcare.DMDSCHOLARSHIPSSPECIALTYFELLOWSHIPSDEANSSCHOLARSFUNDCampaignPriorityFinancialAssistance243000AveragedebtforaspecialtyDMScorMMScgraduateleavingHSDMin2013 11 12Scholarshipsandfellowshipsarethekeyingredients.Youbegintherippleswithyourgiftsscholarshipsandfellowshipsbeginthestories.FinancialassistanceisthemostimportantgitthatHSDMcanoferapplicantsandstudentsbesidesocourseanexceptionaleducationromextraordinaryaculty.CreatingRipplesofPossibilities 13reeddaymd84dmd85pd90CampaignCommitteeMemberOwnerOralandFacialSurgeryCenterPhoenixArizonaContributingtoHSDMcomesnaturallytomebecauseIowetheSchoolsomuchintermsotheopportunitiesitprovidedwhenIwasastudentandnowinmyownpractice.AsagraduateotheHarvardSchooloDentalMedicinemyeducationalcredentialsspeakorthemselvesamongmycolleaguesandoferinstantcredibilitywithmypatients.MytreatmentplansareverywellacceptedbecausemypatientsknowtherigoroaHarvardeducation.AndwhenIoccasionallytestiyinmedical-legalcasesmyeducationisapowerultoolintheeyesotheattorneysjudgesandjuries.IhavepersonallyandproessionallybenetedromthepositiveimpactotheHSDMexperience.OnewayIacknowledgemygratitudeortheadvantagestheSchoolhasprovidedisbycontributingtoHSDMandhelpinguturestudentsgainthesesameadvantages. 14 15GiuseppeIntinitraveledthepathfromDeansScholartofacultymember.ForGiuseppeIntiniDDSPhDtheHarvardSchooloDentalMedicineDeansScholarshipwasthekeythatunlockedhisexcitinguture.NowanassistantproessorooralmedicineinectionandimmunityatHSDMandaprincipalacultymemberattheHarvardStemCellInstituteIntinibeganhiscareeratHSDMasaDeansScholar.HesoonearnedaprestigiousK99R00PathwaytoIndependenceAwardromtheNationalInstituteoDentalandCranioacialResearchotheNationalInstitutesoHealth.Tisawardundstwoyearsasapostdoctoralresearcheraterwhichtheawardeebecomesaprincipalinvestigatorasanassistantproessorwithhisorherownlaboratory.Teawardspecifcallyincludesprotectedtimeorresearch.IntinireceivedaPhDinoralbiologyandaspecialtydegreeinperiodontologyromtheUniversityoBualoin2007.HecametotheattentionoVickiRosenPhDchairoHSDMsDepartmentoDevelopmentalBiologythroughhismentoratBualo.EncouragedtoapplyortheDeansScholarshipIntinididsoandin2007hecametoHSDMasaDeansScholarworkingintheRosenLaboratoryorfveyears.AterthreeyearsheappliedortheK99R00.InmyyearsintheRosenLabhesaysIhadlearnedagreatdealandwasexposedtonewideassuchasmousegeneticsandmolecularbiologytechniques.IhadcollectedsomuchknowledgethatIwasabletoapplyorthismajoraward.Intinisresearchocusesonmechanismsthatcontrolthestemnessoskeletalprogenitorcellsincranioacialbone.Tisworkhasimplicationsorthetreatmentocranioacialmalormationssuchascraniosynostosisamongotherapplications.Teripplesoexcellencecontinue.IntininowhashisownlaboratoryandthefrstpostdochementoredLukeMortensenPhDhasalsoreceivedaDeansScholarship.DMDSCHOLARSHIPSSPECIALTYFELLOWSHIPSDEANSSCHOLARSFUNDCampaignPriorityFinancialAssistance36TotalNumberofDeansScholarsSince2002asof2013FormerDeansScholarscurrentlyinacademiaFormerDeansScholarsnotinacademiainbiotechnologyHSDMestablishedtheDeansScholarsprogramtocreateapipelineforacademiciansintheeld.SelectionisbasedoncompetitiveapplicationsfromrecentPhDandorDMScgraduateswithstronginterestsincraniofacialanddentalresearchandplansforanacademiccareerofresearchandteaching.PROGRAMSUCCESS 16 17TheResearchandEducationBuildingistheheartofstudyandlearning.Classroomsandresearchlaboratoriesareoodedwithnaturallightandideasandknowledgeowfreely. 18jacksilversindmd72mph73dph75CampaignCommitteeChairAssistantClinicalProfessorofOralHealthPolicyandEpidemiologyHSDMFoundingPartnerAmicusIllbeorevergrateulormyexperienceatHSDMwhichledmetoeelcondenttopursueanontraditionalpathatergraduation.ImespeciallyinterestedinHSDMsnewandexpandingglobalandcommunityhealthprogramswhichapplyknowledgetoimproveoralhealthorpeopleinthedevelopingworldandinlocalunderservedcommunities.Researchisconnectingoralhealthtogeneralhealthsotheprimacyodentalhealthisreceivingmuchmoreattentioninternationally.Itsnotjustthatachildwithdentalpaindoesntgotoschoolcantconcentrateandhasgreaterchancesobeingmalnourishedoralinectionscanbeliethreatening.HSDMisonthecuttingedgeocross-disciplinaryresearchandglobaldentalhealthimprovementeforts.Todaysstudentsknowtheyrecitizensotheworldandtheywanttoparticipateinmakingitabetterplace.Wehavetheuniqueopportunitytocreateleaderswithbroadthinkingaboutoralhealthpeoplewhocanhelpshapedentalhealthpolicyorall.ContributingtoHSDManditsglobalandcommunityhealthprogramsaddsmeaningtomylie.ImproudtoserveaschairotheCampaignCommittee. 19HSDMRIPPLESSPANTHEGLOBE 20AninternshipsolidiedJasonOutlawsinterestinpublichealth.AninternshipwiththePanAmericanHealthOrganizationPAHOundamentallychangedJasonOutlawslieandhisperspectiveonhisfeld.AjointDMDDMSccandidateOutlawisocusinghisresearchontheroleonondentalhealthprovidersinoralhealthcare.MyexperienceinEcuadorshowedmetheimportanceothemanyinnovationsinhealthcaredeliverythatexistoutsidetheUnitedStateshesays.Irealizedthatthiscountrymustexplorehowothersocietiesareprovidingaordableaccessiblepatient-centeredoralhealthcareintheaceoresourcelimitations.InEcuadoreveryoneinvolvedinmyprojectsunderstoodthatoralhealthiseverybodysbusinessnotjustthebusinessothedentist.OutlawssupervisoratPAHODr.SaskiaEstupin-Daytheorganizationsregionaladviseronoralhealthocusedonbringingtogetherstakeholdersromacademiapublichealthproessionalassociationsclinicsgovernmentandindustrytocreateavisionoraddressingtheoralhealthneedsovulnerablepopulationsintheregion.OutlawassistedherindesigningandexecutingacommunityassessmentorPAHOsCariesFreeCommunitiesInitiativeaprojectthatseekstoimplementcommunity-basedsolutionstoimproveoralhealthinareasthathavenotseentheimprovementswitnessedmorebroadlyinthePan-AmericanRegion.AterastintwithPAHOinWashingtonD.C.OutlawtraveledtoEcuadorasatechnicalassistanttoperormassessmentsin17communities.AtthetimeEcuadorhadrecentlyimplementeduniversalhealthcarewhichplacedoralhealthatthecenteroitsprimarycaresystemparticularlyinruralareasamovethathashappenedonlyonthemarginsoUShealthcare.BackintheUnitedStatesOutlawrealizedthathistimeinEcuadorhadledhimtothinkmoredeeplyabouthealthcareaccessanddelivery.Idonotseeaunifedvisionororalhealthinthiscountryhesaysparticularlytoreducedisparitiesorourvulnerablepopulationswhicharegrowinginnumbers.AterhisexperiencewithPAHOinsteadothinkingprimarilyobecomingadentistintheUShealthcaresystemOutlawnowseekstoimprovethesystemaswell.STUDENTOPPORTUNITIESCampaignPriorityGlobalandCommunityHealth 21 22 23AscholarshiplaunchedSamanthaJordanscareerindentalpublichealth.AsSamanthaJordanDMDMPH13PD14dentalpublichealthdiscoveredthefnancialburdenopostdoctoraltrainingcanbeoverwhelming.Withinthefeldodentalpublichealthshenotesitcanbejustplaindiscouraging.TatswhyJordanatwo-yearrecipientotheDeltaDentalDeansScholarshipinOralPublicHealthandEpidemiologyissograteulortheunding.Itmadeahugedierenceinmylieshesays.WithaullloadodebtrommypredoctoralstudiesIhadreachedthelimitonmystudentloans.WithouttheDeltascholarshipundsIwouldnthavebeenabletoaordmyHSDMeducation.Beyondthecrucialfnancialsupportsheisalsodeeplygrateulortherecognitionandmotivationthatthescholarshipaorded.Iampassionateaboutpublichealthshesays.Receivingthisscholarshipmademeeelthatmyeducationalgoalswerevalidandthattheimportanceodentalpublichealthwasrecognizedbyothersaswell.AsaresidentindentalpublichealthJordanwasinvolvedinanumberoprojectsthatconnectedherwithdentalpublichealthpractitionersacrosstheUnitedStates.SheworkedwiththeHSDMOceoGlobalandCommunityHealthtodevelopacurriculumoraour-weekpublichealthelectiveorourth-yearDMDstudents.SheparticipatedinaprojectortheAmericanDentalAssociationsNationalElderCareAdvisoryCommitteeotheCouncilonAccessPreventionandInterproessionalRelationspresentedtheworkataconerenceotheAmericanPublicHealthAssociationandpreparedtheresultsorpublication.ShealsoparticipatedinatoothlossandcancerassociationstudywiththeNutritionalEpidemiologyBranchotheNationalCancerInstitute.AndsheworkedwiththeAssociationoStateanderritorialDentalDirectorstoupdatetheBestPracticesWorkorcedocumentthatservesasanimportantresourceorstateoralhealthprograms.WithplanstoapplyorulldentalpublichealthboardcertifcationJordanlooksorwardtohergrowinginvolvementwiththedentalpublichealthcommunity.Itisessentialtohaveoralhealthleaderswhoaretrainedindentalpublichealthtoensuretheoralhealthoallshesays.Teutureodentalpublichealthreliesonhavingdedicatedoralhealthchampionsanddentaleducationplaysareallyimportantrole.Imsograteulortheundingthatallowedmetopursuethiscareer.STUDENTOPPORTUNITIESCampaignPriorityGlobalandCommunityHealth 241FinancialAssistanceDMDSCHOLARSHIPSFinancialSupportfortheBestandBrightestoensurethatHSDMattractsthemostoutstandingstudentsregardlessotheirfnancialsituationincludingthoseromdisadvantagedbackgroundsorunderrepresentedminoritygroupsandtopromoteadiversestudentpopulationtheSchoolisdedicatedtosubstantiallyincreasingstudentscholarshipunding.Suchundingalsoallowsstudentstobegintheircareerswithouttheburdenomassivedebt.SPECIALTYFELLOWSHIPSDeepeningAreasofStudyFellowshipssupportpostdoctoralstudentsinHSDMsprogramsindentalpublichealthendodonticsgeneralpracticeresidencygeriatricdentistryimplantdentistryoralbiologyoralmedicineoralpathologyoralsurgeryorthodonticspediatricdentistryperiodontologyandprosthodontics.DEANSSCHOLARSFUNDFosteringCareersinAcademiaHSDMhasadistinguishedhistoryopreparingindividualstomeetthenationalandinternationalneedortrainedresearcherseducatorsadministratorsandpublicpolicyadvisers.oensurethesuccessothenextgenerationoindividualsinterestedinull-timeacademiccareersHSDMestablishedtheDeansScholarsprogramin2002.Teprogramprovidesprotectedtimeoroutstandingindividualstodevelopandrefnetheskillsnecessaryorasuccessulcareerinacademiaandresearch.GiftsofanyamountmaybemadetotheGeneralScholarshipFundspecialtyfellowshipfundsorDeansScholarsFund.Pledgedgiftsof10000ormoremaybepaidovertime.NamedendowedDMDscholarshipsspecialtyfellowshipsandDeansScholarshipsmayestablishalegacyorhonorormemorializeaspecialpersonamongotherpossibilities.Namedendowedfundsrequireaminimumgiftof250000.Agiftof1.5millionprovidesforfulltuitionandfeesannually.2GlobalandCommunityOralHealthProgramsSTUDENTOPPORTUNITIESServiceandEducationatHomeandAroundtheWorldoensurethatHSDMprovidesopportunitiesorstudentstoparticipateinprogramsthroughwhichtheycanunderstandtheirfeldandtheirliveswithinaglobalcontextandthroughwhichtheycanprovidecaretounderservedpopulationsaroundtheworldandinlocalcommunitiesHSDMisdedicatedtoincreasingundingorglobalandcommunityoralhealthprograms.TheSchoolseeksfundstoendowsupportforstudentexternshipsandfacultyinitiativesinsustainablepublicoralhealthprogramsbothlocallyandincountriessuchasHaitiandRwanda.Pledgedgiftsof10000ormoretotheGlobalandCommunityHealthFundmaybepaidovertime.Aminimumgiftof100000createsanamedendowedfundfortravelandotherstudentexpensesforpublichealthservice.Namedendowedfundsperpetuatealegacyinhonororinmemoryofamentororinthefamilynameamongotherpossibilities.HSDMCampaignPrioritiesMakeagit.Startaripple.Yourgenerositytodayimproveshumanhealthintotheuturebyosteringtomorrowsleadersinoralhealthpracticeeducationandserviceandinfeldsyettobeimagined. 25ALUMNIEXPANDTHERIPPLES 26 27FromHSDMtoPeruTomAlberttouchestheworld.Peoplethroughoutthedevelopingworldsuerromcletlipandpalatedeormitiesthatmaynotbecorrectedbecauseolackomedicalintervention.IntheUnitedStatessuchdeormitiesaregenerallyaddressedininancy.Inmedicallyremoteareashoweverespeciallyindevelopingcountriesindividualswiththeseconditionsmayacealietimeoinabilitytounctioninsociety.TomasAlbertDMD71PD75MD77anoralandmaxilloacialsurgeonatOregonHealthScienceUniversitydecidedtochangethisdynamic.In2001hecooundedthenonproftFACESFoundationFoundationortheAdvancementoCletEducationandServiceswhosemissionistomodelcomprehensivehigh-qualitycarebeyondsurgeryaloneandinalocallysustainablemannerorindigentmedicallyisolatedchildrenwithcletlipandpalatedeormities.TeorganizationiscurrentlytreatingcletpatientsinremoteareasoPeru.AlthoughmanyorganizationsconductcletlipandpalaterepairinmedicallyunderservedareasnotesAlbertFACEStakesiturther.Terealdierenceisthatwebelievethattreatmentokidswithcletlipandpalateiscomplextheresmuchmoretoitthansurgery.Indeedcletdeormitiesbringwiththemdentalandspeechissuesaswellashearingproblems.FACESthusprovidesspeechtherapytorecoveringcletpatientstohelpthemunctioninsocietywhentheirmouthshavehealed.TistherapycanbeconductedremotelyvialaptopsinboththeUnitedStatesandPeru.AspeechtherapistinOregonandapostoperativepatientinPerucanworktogetherviewingeachotheronalaptopcomputerscreen.Withthehelpothepatientsamilybetweenspeech-therapysessionsaswellasalocalFACES-trainedspeechpromoterthepatientscontinuetomakeprogress.Albertisastrongadvocateorthemodelanditspromiseobetterlivesoryoungpeopleaectedbycletliporpalate.Weveshownorthefrsttimethatwecandohigh-qualityspeechtherapyorthesepatientsthroughlow-techmeanswithacomputer.SinceonecantseparatedentistryrommedicineAlbertnotesFACESisalsotraininglocalvillagerstobehealthpromoterswhowillprovideahighlevelofrstaid.FACESalsoinvolvespatientsentireamiliesinitscomprehensivecare.OnceweseeapatientwhyshouldntweseethewholeamilyandcheckalltheirhealthAlbertasks.Weknowthatmanypeoplehaveparasitesbecauseoalackocleanwater.Wellwerenotgoingtoundertakeaclean-waterprojectbutwecanbeacatalystorpeoplewhodothatworktobecomeinvolvedandpartnerwithus.TatkindocollaborationistheHSDMway.IviewmyworkasanextensionoftheSchool.ThomasAlbertDMD71PD75MD77ThegoodthatowsfromtheHSDMcommunityisindeedpowerful. 28Makeagift.Startaripple.Itbeginswithyou.AdonortoHSDMsinceshewasanendodonticsresidentHelenYoumhasdramaticallyincreasedhergivingnowthatshehasherownpractice.IchosetoattendHSDMbecauseoitshistoryclinicalopportunitiesandproblem-basedlearningsystem.Tiseducationalsystempreparesstudentsortherealworld.HSDMisceaselesslypursuingexcellenceinpatient-orientedcare.Itsanintellectualmeccabrimmingwithideasandendlesspossibilities.TediversityatHarvardisphenomenalandtheexperienceispriceless.InadditiontotheacademicsandtechnicaltrainingstudentsbeneftrominteractionswithpeersacrossthevariousHarvardschoolswhoareromallovertheworldthetalentedull-timeandpart-timeDentalandMedicalSchoolacultyandthepatientswhocomeromallcornersoNewEnglandbringingwiththemuniquelieexperiencesromarangeobackgrounds.Mymothersaysthatgraduationromanythingisjustthebeginningthatiswhyitscalledcommencement.HarvardueledmypassionordentistryandendodonticsandgavemetheknowledgeandtoolsIneededtomoveorwardinmyfeldandlaunchmycareer.TeacultyatHSDMarecommittedtotheirstudentsandorchestrateanexceptionaleducationalexperienceorthem.GoingintodentistryIknewIwasinterestedinendodonticsbecauseIgainedearlyexposureduringmyundergraduatestudiesattheUniversityoWashington.AsIspentmoreandmoretimeintheHarvardDentalCenterseachingPracticeandrotatedthroughthemyriadoHarvard-aliatedhospitalsandclinicsIcametorealizethatIverymuchenjoypatientcare.TisinterestbroughtmeintoprivatepracticeinendodonticswhereIamhappytoseepatientsonadailybasis.HSDMhasbeenagreatspringboardorachievingmydreamsbyprovidingawonderuleducation.ItwasmyresponsibilitytoreceivethisknowledgeanduseittodogoodinmycornerotheworldandthengivebacktotheinstitutionthatnurturedmeintotheproessionalIamtoday.AsHarvardalumniweallhavearealresponsibilitytogivebacktoourindividualschools.Tisisimportantortheadvancementotheworldinwhichwelive.GivingbacktoHSDMisnecessaryortheprogressomultipledisciplinesthatarealreadyinexistenceandthoseyettoberealized.Teripplesofpossibilitiesbeginwithmeandwithyou.HelenYoumDMD06PD09MMSc09HSDMhasbeenagreatspringboardforachievingmydreamsbyprovidingawonderfuleducation.HelenYoumDMD06PD09MMSc09 29 30AboutHSDMHarvardDentalSchool1909ResearchandEducationBuildingopened2005historyFoundedin1867theHarvardDentalSchoolwastherstdentalschoolintheUnitedStatestobeconnectedwithauniversityandcoordinatedwithitsmedicalschoolthusmakingtheullscholarlyandscienticresourcesoauniversityavailabletodentaleducation.In1940theSchoolwasreorganizedastheHarvardSchooloDentalMedicineHSDMtoplacestrongeremphasisonthebiologicalbasisooralmedicineandtoinstitutemultidisciplinaryprogramsodentalresearchamajorstrengthotheSchooltoday.In1957theSchooloDentalMedicinebegantoexpandandenhanceitspostdoctoraleducationalprogramscombiningadvancedclinicalandbiomedicalresearchstudyordentistsplanningcareersinacademicdentistry.odayHSDMgraduatespursuecareersinacademiaclinicalpracticeresearchleadershipinproessionalorganizationsandindustry.educationandbasicscienceresearchTeSchoolprovidesstudentswithanintellectualexperiencethatrefectsthebiologicalunderpinningsooralandsystemichealththevalueoevidence-basedresearchandtheimportanceoclinicalstudy.SinceoralhealthandgeneralhealthareinextricablyintertwinedHSDMspredoctoralDMDstudentsstudybasicsciencepathophysiologyandclinicalmedicinetogetherwithHarvardmedicalstudents.AnintensiveinterdisciplinaryclinicalscienceeducationatHSDMandaliatedextramuralsitesbuildsuponthisoundation.HSDMalsooersstudentsdentalpublichealthopportunitiesinlocalcommunitiesandacrosstheglobe.AdvancedgraduatepostdoctoralstudentswhoworktowardadoctoromedicalsciencesDMScormasteromedicalsciencesMMScdegreeandoraspecialtycerticatealsodrawupontherichnessotheeducationalacilitiesandresearchinstitutesothebroaderHarvardcommunityandBostonarea.InadditiontheDeansScholarswhotakeadvantageoprotectedtimeorresearchpursuecareersinacademiaandinvestigateavenuesoresearchtoimprovehumanhealthwithwidespreadimplicationsoruturetherapies.patientcareandclinicalresearchWithitsownclinicalacilityHSDMistheonlyschoolwithintheUniversitythatoersdirectpatientcare.TeSchoolbringstogethercliniciansandresearcherstoputscienceintopracticeinnewwaysosteringinterdisciplinarylearninganddiscoveryandcreatinganacademicenvironmentinwhichoralhealtheducationresearchandpatientcareoccursimultaneouslyeachinormingandenhancingtheothers.HSDMstudentdentistspracticepreventionandtreatmentastheyworktoimprovethehealthandwell-beingopeopleathomeandaroundtheworld.LocatedinhistoricBostontheHarvardSchooloDentalMedicineoersanunparalleledlearningenvironment.TecontributionsoHSDMsacultyandalumnitooralandsystemichealthandtotheproessionresonatethroughouttheglobe.TeHarvardSchoolofDentalMedicinedevelopsandfostersacommunityofgloballeadersimprovingoralandsystemichealth. 31TeSchoolofersstudentstheexibilitytoollowtheirindividualpassionschoosetheirownpathsandcreatetheirownutures.CreatingRipplesofPossibilitiesHSDMinspiresstudentstodreamtodevelopathirstforlearningandtopursuepersonalandprofessionalgrowth. CAMPAIGNCOMMITTEEJackSilversinDMD72MPH73DPH75ChairReedDayMD84DMD85PD90EdwardMopsikDMD67KimberlyRitrieviPhDWandaMockMAAssistantDeanofDevelopmentandAlumniRelationsFromtheDeanAsamemberotheHSDMcommunityyouarepartooursharedvisiontocreatepositivechangeinhealthcarethroughexcellenceineducationresearchandservice.Iinviteyoutodeepenyourcommitmenttothisvision.Itbeginswithyou.YournancialcontributionsinitiatethepowerulripplesogoodspreadingoutacrosssocietyromHSDM.In2017theSchoolwillcelebrate150yearsoimprovingoralhealtheducatingleadersandproducingcompassionatecaregivers.TheseexceptionalindividualsbecomepartotheircommunitieswherevertheymaylandthuswideningthecirclesochangethatspreadoutwardromHSDMthroughyou.TheHarvardSchooloDentalMedicineisdeeplygrateuloryourparticipationinthiscampaign.SincerelyBruceDonofDMD67MD73 Makeagift.Startaripple.Youarethebeginning.JanReissPhDEditorandDesignerAllphotographsbyJanReissexceptInsidefrontcoverpage1SteveGilbert.Page2Fotosearch.Pages89HarveyWillson.Page21Courtesyphoto.PrintedonMonadnockAstrolitePC100.Astroliteismanufacturedusing100percentrenewableenergyinacarbon-neutralfacility.188LongwoodAvenueBostonMassachusettshsdm.harvard.edu Makeagift.Startaripple.Yourgenerositytodayspreadsimprovedhumanhealthintotheutureosteringtomorrowsleadersinoralhealthpracticeeducationandserviceandinfeldsyettobeimagined.Itbeginswithyou. 2GlobalandCommunityOralHealthProgramsGoal2millionHSDMprovidesopportunitiesorstudentstoparticipateinprogramsthroughwhichtheycanunderstandtheirfeldandtheirliveswithinaglobalcontextandprovidecaretounderservedpopulationsaroundtheworldandinlocalcommunities.InadditionHSDMhasdevelopedstrategicpublichealthprogramsthatintegrateoralhealthintoprimarycareandocusoneducatingthenextgenerationoleadersinpublichealthandpublichealthpolicy.GlobalandcommunityoralhealthprogramsTeSchoolseeksundstoendowsupportorstudentexternshipsandacultyinitiativesinsustainablepublicoralhealthprogramsbothlocallyandincountriessuchasHaitiandRwanda.AdditionalSelectedOpportunitiestoBuildHSDMCapacityNamedendowedfacultypositionsNamedproessorshipsareavailableinthedepartmentsoDevelopmentalBiologyOralMedicineInectionandImmunityandRestorativeDentistryandBiomaterialsSciences.Tesenamingopportunitieseachrequireagito4million.NamedlaboratoryForagito500000adonormaynamethePreclinicalLearningLaboratory.NamedspacesintheResearchandEducationBuildingVariousgivinglevelsareavailableordonorstonamearoomorareainhonororinmemoryoariendormentororintheamilynameamongotherpossibilities.ChesterW.DouglassFellowshipTisendowedundsupportsapostdoctoralscholarworkingindentalpublichealth.GeorgeFranklinGrantScholarshipAgito1.5millionwillestablishanendowedundtosupportaDMDstudentromanunderrepresentedminoritygroup.1FinancialAssistanceGoal6millionInordertoensurethatHSDMattractsthemostoutstandingstudentsregardlessotheirfnancialsituationincludingindividualsromunderrepresentedminoritygroupsordisadvantagedbackgroundstheSchoolmustsignifcantlyincreasestudentscholarshipunding.HSDMmustalsoensurethatwhenitsstudentsleavetheSchooltheyarenotsoburdenedbydebtthatitdeterminestheircareerchoiceanddivertsthemromtheirpassionssuchaspublichealthoracademia.AnamedendowedDMDscholarshiporspecialtyellowshiprequiresaminimumgito250000.Agito1.5millionprovidesorulltuitionandeesannuallyoradeservingstudent.Bothoerthedonortheopportunitytoestablishalegacybynamingthescholarshipinhonororinmemoryoalovedoneorintheamilynameamongotherpossibilities.Gitso10000ormoremaybepledgedtobepaidovertime.BelowareseveralgivingopportunitiesorsupportingstudentfnancialassistanceDMDSCHOLARSHIPSFinancialAssistancefortheBestandBrightestScholarshipendowmentfundIncomeromtheendowmentfnancesthesescholarships.GeneralscholarshipfundTisundprovidesassistanceorthegreatestneedinagivenfscalyear.NamedendowedDMDscholarshipsTesescholarshipsprovideasustainableincometosupportdeservingstudents.SPECIALTYFELLOWSHIPSDeepeningAreasofStudyCurrent-usefellowships50000supportsaellowinadentalspecialtyoroneyear.NamedendowedfellowshipsTeseellowshipsprovideasustainableincometosupportdeservingstudents.DEANSSCHOLARSFUNDFosteringCareersinAcademiaHSDMseeksanendowmentortheDeansScholarsprogramwhichprovidesprotectedtimeoroutstandingindividualstodevelopandrefnetheskillsnecessaryoracareerinacademiaandresearch.HSDMCampaignGoal8millionCampaignPrioritiesTheCampaignfortheHarvardSchoolofDentalMedicinefocusesontwoprimaryprioritiesFinancialAssistanceandGlobalandCommunityOralHealthPrograms.Bothwillprovideopportunitiesforstudentsandoperating-budgetrelief.developingandfosteringacommunityofgloballeadersHSDMstudentsspreadtheripplesofimprovedoralandsystemichealthtoBostonneighborhoodsacrossthecountryandaroundtheworld.Theseripplesbeginwithyouandyourgenerosity.Thankyou. 188LongwoodAvenueBostonMassachusettshsdm.harvard.eduTankyou