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Dr. Catherine Hayes Selected to Lead HSDM’s Dental Public Health Program

September 30, 2022

Dr. Catherine Hayes, a Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) alumna with an extensive background in public health research, policy, teaching, and mentoring, will return to HSDM in November to serve as program director for the Dental Public Health (DPH) advanced graduate education program. She will become a full-time faculty member in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology (OHPE) beginning November 1, 2022.

Hayes comes to HSDM most recently from MassHealth, the Massachusetts Medicaid and Chip Program, where she served as dental director. She received her...

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Practicing Dentistry and Dance

September 21, 2022

Eshani Patel, DMD20, has been burning up the dance floor. The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) alumna recently competed on the hit NBC show “Dancing with Myself,” and took home the grand prize of $25,000.

 

“I started learning Indian classical dance when I was about six years old and mostly trained in that while growing up,” said Patel. “Up until then and throughout my undergraduate college years, dance was simply a hobby...

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Presidential Scholars Will Focus on Public Service, Research, and Teaching

September 12, 2022

Four Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) students have been awarded Harvard Presidential Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The full-tuition scholarship provides support to individuals committed to careers in public service or academia. Recipients must be currently pursuing a DMSc degree in an Advanced Graduate Education program or are predoctoral HSDM students with intentions to apply for a DMSc program at the School. This year’s talented recipients’ interests range from academic dentistry and research, to improving access to oral health care....

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