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Sandhya Harpavat, DMD02, PD04, and her husband, Sanjiv, PhD06, MD06, with their family.

Making a Match at HSDM: Alumni Love Stories

February 14, 2020

Many Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) students arrive at 188 Longwood Avenue with high expectations—to earn a degree, conduct research, practice dentistry, or pursue a specialty, among other professional pursuits. What many HSDM students don’t expect, however, is to find the love of their life. Against all odds, and in between pre-clinical lab, classes, and patients, these alumni did just that: fall in love. Whether their romance began at Orientation, or in a study group, or collaborating over a treatment plan, each story is unique and highlights the School’s special tight-knit...

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child patient with dental providers

Making Oral Health Fun for Families

February 11, 2020

The Harvard Dental Center’s Teaching Practices clinic was buzzing with excitement and activity on Saturday, February 8, as young patients streamed in to receive free dental care at HSDM’s annual Give Kids a Smile event. Nearly 40 children ages one to 17 were seen for dental exams, cleanings, and treatment.

“This was a fabulous event,” said Laverne Agard, a parent who brought her two children. “This was their first time at the dentist. The dentists were patient and made it fun.”... Read more about Making Oral Health Fun for Families

Flu and Coronavirus Awareness on Campus

Flu and Coronavirus Awareness on Campus

January 27, 2020

Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) is closely monitoring the global concern for coronavirus coming out of Wuhan, China, and will continue to keep the Harvard community informed with updates on their website. While there is no indication that Massachusetts or the Harvard campus are affected, they are working diligently to ensure that clinical staff are prepared if someone presents with symptoms... Read more about Flu and Coronavirus Awareness on Campus

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