On Monday January 30, 2017 the Harvard School of Dental Medicine community came together for a special tea to promote inclusion and belonging on campus. Dr. Josephine Kim, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, organized the tea with the newly announced Diversity and Inclusion (D & I) student fellows. Read more about “Write It Out” Event Promotes Inclusion
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. Read more about Give Kids a Smile Event Warms Hearts and Generates Smiles
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.
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.
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. Read more about Gift Kicks Off the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship
TheAmerican Student Dental Association (ASDA) at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) and the HSDM Office of Admissions invite you to attend our 8th Annual Pre-Dental Mini-Conference on Friday, November 4th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, with an optional tour to follow. Read more about 8th Annual Pre-Dental Mini-Conference
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.
During the first week of August, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed a new class of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students. The Class of 2020 is made up of 35 talented individuals who were chosen from more than 1,000 applicants. The incoming class includes 21 women and 14 men representing 19 states and 27 different undergraduate institutions. Read more about A Warm Welcome and White Coats for the Class of 2020
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
DMD student Hannah Yoo received a Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI) research grant that took her to India over winter session to conduct research on the oral and nutritional health of women and children in the slums of Mumbai.Read more about Student’s Research Takes Her to India