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Assessing Oral Health Needs in Rwanda

November 15, 2017

Donna Hackley, PD95, HSDM instructor in Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, has worked closely with colleagues in Rwanda on the country’s first ever National Oral Health Survey. The survey was conducted to establish baseline national oral health status, inform oral health strategic planning, and build oral health research capacity.

Development and implementation of oral health promotion, prevention, disease management and infrastructure relies on availability of baseline national oral health information...

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Dentistry Behind Bars: HSDM Students Provide Care to the Incarcerated

October 6, 2017

Of the more than two million incarcerated Americans, many suffer from chronic health conditions, disease, and substance-use disorders, however some of their most urgent health concerns can be a throbbing tooth, or aching oral abscess.

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) students are learning this firsthand by providing care to patients incarcerated at Suffolk County’s Nashua Street Jail. Several HSDM students and faculty operate a weekly clinic at the 640-bed facility in downtown Boston as part of the Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC)... Read more about Dentistry Behind Bars: HSDM Students Provide Care to the Incarcerated

Losing a Legend: HSDM Mourns the Loss of Walter C. Guralnick

Losing a Legend: HSDM Mourns the Loss of Walter C. Guralnick

September 7, 2017

Walter C. Guralnick, DMD41, a pioneer in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery education who served Harvard for more than seven decades, died Wednesday, September 6 at the age of 100. Dr. Guralnick was a mentor and friend to many at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) and had a lasting impact in the lives and careers of the School’s students and faculty.

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