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Give Kids a Smile Event Warms Hearts and Generates Smiles

Give Kids a Smile Event Warms Hearts and Generates Smiles

February 22, 2017

Neither mountains of snow, nor chilly temperatures deterred local families and volunteers from coming to Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) on Saturday, February 11 for the annual Give Kids a Smile Event. The popular event held in the Harvard Dental Center’s Teaching Practices was an opportunity for kids ages one to seventeen to receive free dental care and to learn about oral health.

2017 Feb 27

Diversity Dialogues

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 109

HSDM's Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to Diversity Dialogues.  The topic will be: How Offensive Are You? Understanding the Impact of Cultural Differences on Daily Interactions. A light lunch will be served. RSVP to attend.

Session facilitated by Dr. Josephine Kim, HSDM's new director of diversity and inclusion.

 

2017 Feb 11

Give Kids a Smile

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dental Center


Join us for our annual Give Kids a Smile event. Children ages 1-17 will receive free dental exams, cleanings and referrals. Medical well-child screenings are also available. Call 617-432-1434, option #1 to make an appointment. 

 

Change makers: Students Receive Grant to Spread Awareness of Nutrition and Oral Health

Change makers: Students Receive Grant to Spread Awareness of Nutrition and Oral Health

December 7, 2016

HSDM students Morgane Amat and Tiffany Chien (DMD 2019 candidates) and their HMS teammates George Agyapong and Jun Liu (MD 2019 candidates) were recently awarded an Agents of Change grant for their project Interventions in Family Oriented Optimal Diet for Development (iFOODD) which aims to spread awareness of nutrition and oral health in families that have children with special needs.

Gift Kicks Off the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship

Gift Kicks Off the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship

October 28, 2016

Colgate-Palmolive Company has made a generous $50,000 gift toward the establishment of the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship. The scholarship will pay tribute to prominent African American figures in the School’s history — Robert Tanner Freeman, DMD1869, George Franklin Grant, DMD1870, and Dolores Mercedes Franklin, DMD74. The funding will support a DMD student from an underrepresented minority group or with significant financial need.

2016 Oct 11

DPH Journal Club with Dr. Frank A. Catalanotto

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

TBD

Dental therapists: Why they are good for dentists and underserved patients

Presented By: Dr. Frank A Catalanotto, Professor and Chair, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science – University of Florida

 


 

DMD Student Receives Award to Study Oral Health Literacy in Mexico

DMD Student Receives Award to Study Oral Health Literacy in Mexico

August 23, 2016

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.

“My passion for improving the current state of the Mexican healthcare system comes from my strong roots and cultural ties to the country; both my parents are natives of Mexico City and I am very familiar with the city,” said Calles.

HSDM and the Wampanoag Tribe: The Importance of Cultural Competency

HSDM and the Wampanoag Tribe: The Importance of Cultural Competency

July 27, 2016

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.

2017 Apr 19

Student Research Day and Science Symposium

(All day)

Location: 

REB Lobby & Auditorium

Student Research Day – Graduating DMD, MMSc, and DMSc students showcase their research.
Giddon Lecture Revolution Redux in Oral Health Care, Reception to follow 

Science Symposium – Goldhaber Award is presented, Reception to follow

 

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