Awards

2016-2017 Dean’s Scholars Announced

2016-2017 Dean’s Scholars Announced

September 13, 2016

Today, the HSDM community gathered to celebrate the newest Dean's Scholars. Dean Bruce Donoff presented the awards at a special tea held in the Research and Education Building. The Dean’s Scholars program provides dedicated time and funding for outstanding individuals to develop and refine the skills necessary for future success in academics and research. This years’ award recipients are:

Shek Man (Jacky) Chim research fellow in Developmental Biology and member of the Rosen Lab. Chim received an award for his project on the interplay of BMP and activin Read more about 2016-2017 Dean’s Scholars Announced

HSDM Celebrates 2016 Graduates

HSDM Celebrates 2016 Graduates

May 26, 2016

Harvard Commencement and Class Day was held on Thursday, May 26 with celebration and ceremony. The day began with the graduating students marching into Harvard’s Tercentenary Theatre for Morning Exercises. Music, tradition, and remarks by students and deans commemorated the 375th Commencement.

Degree candidates from 13 schools and Harvard College were recognized by school and cheered by the crowd. Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) awarded 61 degrees– 13 Master of Medical Sciences, 12 Doctor of Medical Sciences, 36 Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees.

Later in the Read more about HSDM Celebrates 2016 Graduates

HSDM’s Myra Garza named a 2016 Harvard Hero

HSDM’s Myra Garza named a 2016 Harvard Hero

April 25, 2016

Each year the Harvard Heroes Recognition Program celebrates the accomplishments of Harvard staff whose work supports the University’s mission at the highest levels of contribution, impact and excellence.

HSDM’s recipient of this year’s Harvard Hero honor is Myra Garza, associate director of clinical operations in the Harvard Dental Center.

“I am so grateful to the Harvard Dental Center, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and the University,” said Garza. “I continue to be inspired by where I work and who I work alongside! Both the Dental School and the Read more about HSDM’s Myra Garza named a 2016 Harvard Hero

Dean’s Innovation Fund Recipients Announced

Dean’s Innovation Fund Recipients Announced

March 4, 2016

The first four recipients of the inaugural HSDM Dean’s Innovation Challenge were recently announced. The Dean’s Innovation Fund awards up to $25,000 of grant funding to HSDM faculty who propose innovative projects aimed at enhancing research, education or patient care.

Projects in basic, clinical, translational or social sciences were considered and evaluated based on the following criteria: their ability to gather pilot data that may be used to support future grant applications; their likeliness not to be funded by other mechanisms; Read more about Dean’s Innovation Fund Recipients Announced

2015 Oct 26

Goldhaber Award Program

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Research and Education Building (REB) Auditorium

Join us for a lecture and award ceremony celebrating 2015 Goldhaber Award recipient Professor Teruko Takano-Yamamoto from Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry. Reception immediately to follow.

Mohamed Masoud Receives Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship

Mohamed Masoud Receives Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship

October 7, 2015

Dr. Mohamed Masoud, HSDM lecturer on Developmental Biology and clinical associate in the Faculty Group Practice, was recently honored with an Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship.  The Shore Fellowship offers junior faculty at HSDM and HMS financial support during a critical time in their academic careers. Fellowships are assessed for academic promise and personal need. Individual Shore Fellowships generally provide $30,000-$50,000 of funding per year.

“I was honored to receive the Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship in honor of Aina Auskaps, DMD,” Dr. Masoud said. Read more about Mohamed Masoud Receives Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship

HSDM Clinical Instructor Lisa Thompson Awarded HMS Academy Fellowship

HSDM Clinical Instructor Lisa Thompson Awarded HMS Academy Fellowship

July 1, 2015

HSDM clinical instructor, Dr. Lisa Thompson has been awarded a Harvard Medical School (HMS) Academy Fellowship in Medical Education for the academic year 2015-2016.

As one of five Harvard faculty members selected, she will receive dedicated time to work on a project to be completed during the Fellowship year, which will contribute to the quality of student education at HMS and Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM).

Thompson’s project focuses on designing a curriculum for a Read more about HSDM Clinical Instructor Lisa Thompson Awarded HMS Academy Fellowship

HSDM General Practice Resident Shanele Williams receives the Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellowship

HSDM General Practice Resident Shanele Williams receives the Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellowship

June 23, 2015

Dr. Shanele Williams, a general practice resident at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) working at the Cambridge Health Alliance, recently received the Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellowship in Minority Health Policy. The fellowship is given to oral health leaders, particularly minority oral health leaders, who pursue careers in health policy, public health practice and academia.

“I come from a family of migrants who did not have exposure to the concept of preventive dental care, and was raised in an underserved, Read more about HSDM General Practice Resident Shanele Williams receives the Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellowship