2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi: Caring for Patients with Intellectual Disabilities and Global Health

Date: 

Monday, May 13, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 106

 

Abu Dhabi Trip

Over spring break, six HSDM students traveled to Abu Dhabi, which was the site of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games and features a program called Special Smiles and provides dental screenings and care to athletes. HSDM students will share their experiences participating in the Special Smiles program and how inclusive programs like this are essential to providing positive dental experiences to all patients.

Presented By:
Morgane Amat, DMD19, 
David Danesh, DMD20, Jennie Marinucci, DMD20, Eshani Patel, DMD20, Matthew Tsai, DMD20, Nick DeMeo, DMD21

Mentor:
Neeta Chandwani, DDS, MScD, Boston Children’s Hospital
Director, Predoctoral Pediatric Dentistry; Associate, Department of Dentistry
Member of the Faculty, Developmental Biology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine