Global and Community Health

2019 Oct 08

Worldwide Week: Building Bridges- Our Global Health Community at Work

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 109

Featuring:

Brittany Seymour, DDS, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology 
Director, Global Health Discipline 
and
Mary Tavares, DMD, MPH 
Program Director of the Advanced Graduate Education Program in Dental Public Health 
Senior Clinical Investigator, The Forsyth Institute 

 

 

 

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2019 May 13

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

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.
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2019 Apr 30

Advances in Addressing Oral Cancer: Cells to Society

8:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Joseph B. Martin Center
Dean Michelle Williams of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites guests to attend "Advances in Addressing Oral Cancer: Cells to Society" on April 30, featuring keynote speaker Sultan Pradham, surgical oncologist at Prince Aly Khan Hopistal, Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Center, and Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, India. The event is sponsored by Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and the Harvard Chan School Zhu Family Center.

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2019 Mar 13

The State of Federal Health Policies: Where do we go from here?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 109

Presented By:
Jeffrey Sánchez, MPA
Former eight-term Massachusetts State Representative
2019 HSPH Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow


Chairman Sánchez has been advocating for healthcare reform for over sixteen years. In 2006, he worked to pass landmark legislation which affirmed health care as a right in Massachusetts. Since then, he has crafted laws that support and enable the Life Sciences industry to grow and thrive, establish a statewide health care cost benchmark, and worked to protect and ensure 98% of the state’s population has...

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2019 Jan 18

The Nutrition Transition in Mexico and Civil Society Advocacy to Create Healthy Food Environments

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 109

On behalf of The Office of Global and Community Health

 We Invite You to Attend

 The Nutrition Transition in Mexico and Civil Society Advocacy to Create Healthy Food Environments

Presented By:
Rebecca Berner, Institutional Development Director at El Poder del Consumidor
Marisa Macari, Coordinator of Nutritional Health Research at El Poder del Consumidor  

Rwanda grads

University of Rwanda Graduates First Class of Dentists

December 7, 2018

A jubilant crowd celebrated a victory in a soccer stadium in Huye, Rwanda, this past fall. The fanfare wasn’t for a soccer match, but rather for the commencement ceremony at the University of Rwanda — including its first-ever graduating class of dentists.

With a population of more than 12 million people and fewer than 40 registered dentists to serve them, adding 10 new graduates with bachelor’s degrees in dental surgery was a milestone for the future of the nation’s oral health.

Since 2011, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) has been a leading partner in the...

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