By Ellen Garnett Ana Fernanda Calles, a fourth-year DMD student, was recently awarded the HSDM Global Health Research Travel Award to pursue research in oral health literacy in diabetics with periodontal disease in Mexico City, Mexico.
“My passion for improving the current state of the Mexican healthcare system comes from my strong roots and cultural ties to the country; both my parents are natives of Mexico City and I am very familiar with the city,” said Calles.
By Ellen Garnett Since 2013, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) and Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences have partnered with the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Martha’s Vineyard Island to combat oral health disparities within the Native American population. During their three years of collaboration, HSDM students involved in the program have learned that cultural competency is key in effectively treating patients with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
By Ellen Garnett Dr. Bernard Friedland, assistant professor in Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity, recently received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fogarty International Center Award for his research project, “Development Initiative for Ethical Review and Oversight of Health Research Involving Human...
DMD student Hannah Yoo received a Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI) research grant that took her to India over winter session to conduct research on the oral and nutritional health of women and children in the slums of Mumbai. She worked with an organization based at UC Berkeley called India Smiles...
On Tuesday, May 17, California State Senator and pediatrician Dr. Richard Pan, and Dr. Brittany Seymour, assistant professor in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, gave an engaging talk at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine about how the social nature of today’s Internet has led to new public health and policy challenges.
Misinformation online about vaccines is recognized as one of the contributing factors to one of the largest measles outbreaks in recent history, with...
Research and Education Building (REB) Auditorium, Room 106
Join us for a presentation by Lisa Simon, DMD, Instructor in Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, and Matthew Tobey, MD, Ambulatory Chief Resident, MGH Internal Medicine Program as they discuss their work with incarcerated patients in a collaboration with Boston's Nashua Street Jail.
A conversation with CA State Senator Dr. Richard Pan and Dr. Brittany Seymour
The social nature of today’s Internet has led to new public health and policy challenges. People are creating and sharing more information (and misinformation) online than ever before. In 2014, the US experienced the largest measles outbreak in nearly...
JOIN US! Please join the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Northeastern University School of Nursing for a weekly brown-bag lunch seminar series on topics focused on the integration of primary and oral health care.
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center Auditorium, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
A Success Story of a True Partnership: Symposium on Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program
Co-Sponsored by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
The Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program (HRH Program) was launched in August 2012 to expand the number, diversity, and competencies of the health workforce in Rwanda. The HRH Program includes faculty from 26 U.S. academic institutions, including Brigham Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and builds on a longstanding partnership between eight Harvard affiliated institutions and the...
Research and Education Building (REB) Auditorium, Room 302
The Office of Global and Community Health invites you to attend an Oral Health Series presentation by Ivan Alajbeg, DMD, MSc, PhD, from the University of Zagreb School of Dental Medicine, Croatia. Dr. Alajbeg will discuss "Internationalization for Better Education and Healthcare."