HSDM Alumni Day 2017


Friday, June 2, 2017, 8:30am to 3:00pm


All alumni are welcome to join us on Alumni Day for a day of exciting events celebrating the 150th Anniversary of HSDM, Dean Donoff's 50th reunion, and his 25th year as Dean of the School!

Dean Donoff

Event Details:

  • Registration is now closed.

  • All activities will take place in the auditorium and the lobby of the Research and Education Building of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
  • Parking is available in the Quad Garage located next to HSDM at 188 Longwood Avenue. Please tell the attendant you are attending the HSDM Alumni Day. 
  • Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards will be broadcast live via our Facebook page.
  • Questions? Contact Jessica Loew at 617-432-2924.


Schedule of Events:

Time Event
8:30                 Check-in and Continental Breakfast
9:30 - 10:00

Harvard Dental Alumni Association Business Meeting

  • Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Awards to:
    • Edward Mopsik, DMD67
    • Carlos Garcia-Velez, DMD92, MPH92, PD94
    • Peter Polverini, DMSc77, PD77
10:15 - 11:45

HSDM Alumni Symposium

  • The Making of Modern Dentistry at HSDM: Historical Perspective
    • Jessica Murphy, MLIS, Reference Archivist, Center for History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
  • HSDM Then and Now: A Discussion Through the Decades
    • Moderator: John Da Silva, DMD87, MPH87, PD89, PD91
    • Panelists:
      • Dean Bruce Donoff, DMD67, MD73
      • Linda Niessen, DMD77, MPH77, PD82
      • Christopher Fox, DMD87, DMSc91, PD91
      • Ladan Basiripour, DMD93
      • Sam Lee, DMD2018 Candidate
Noon - 12:30

The Next 150

HSDM State of the School Address by Dean Bruce Donoff, DMD67, MD73

12:30 - 2:00

Luncheon in honor of Dean Donoff's 25th year as Dean and the School's Sesquicentennial

If you are a DMD graduate from a year ending in 2 or 7 you are invited to attend Reunion with your HMS classmates, June 1-2, 2017. Your reunion experience will include HSDM Alumni Day activities listed here, as well as symposia and a reunion gala on Thursday, June 1 in addition to some class-specific activities. Please visit the www.hms.harvard.edu/reunion for more information on plans for your class as they become available.

Please contact Jessica Loew at 617-432-2924 with any questions.