Martin Nweeia Named National Geographic Explorer of the Week

Martin Nweeia and Team Examine a Narwhal's Tusk, Photograph by Courtney Watt

HSDM Clinical Instructor Martin Nweeia, DMD, DDS, was recently named Explorer of the Week by National Geographic. Dr. Nweeia is the principal investigator for Narwhal Tusk Discoveries, an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research collaboration to determine the purpose and function of the erupted tusk of the narwhal, a unique whale.