Join the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Northeastern University School of Nursing for a weekly brown-bag lunch seminar series on topics focused on the integration of primary and oral health care. This week's topic will be Diabetes and Oral Health: An Irish Model, with Dr. John Ahern.
The Office of Global and Community Health invites you to join us for a presentation by Dr. John Ahern, Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, as part of our Oral Health Seminar Series.
Dr. John Ahern joined HSDM as a Fulbright Scholar from Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Ahern received both his dental (2010) and medical (2015) degrees from Trinity College Dublin, and his masters in public health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2013). He has worked as a dentist and physician and completed an internship at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Department of Oral Health in Geneva, Switzerland. As a well-rounded healthcare professional, Dr. Read more about Meet Fulbright Scholar Dr. John Ahern
By Ellen Garnett Ana Fernanda Calles, a fourth-year DMD student, was recently awarded the HSDM Global Health Research Travel Award to pursue research in oral health literacy in diabetics with periodontal disease in Mexico City, Mexico.
By Ellen Garnett Since 2013, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) and Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences have partnered with the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Martha’s Vineyard Island to combat oral health disparities within the Native American population. During their three years of collaboration, HSDM students involved in the program have learned that cultural competency is key in effectively treating patients with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Read more about HSDM and the Wampanoag Tribe: The Importance of Cultural Competency