Awards

Bridge to Dental School workshop

HSDM's Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Recognized with National Award

August 15, 2019

For the second year in a row, Harvard School of Dental Medicine has been honored with an Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The Award honors colleges and universities nationwide that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

"We've created exciting pipeline programs on campus and have reached hundreds of students, but to truly expose talented students to HSDM, we also need to take HSDM to where they reside and study,” said Josephine Kim, former Director of Diversity and Inclusion.... Read more about HSDM's Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Recognized with National Award

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Reconnecting at Alumni Day

June 11, 2019

Harvard School of Dental Medicine alumni returned to the School on Friday, June 7 to reconnect with their classmates, and enjoy a program that included a presentation of the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards, a panel on The Changing Landscape of Oral Health Delivery, and Dean Donoff’s State of the School address. 

Ladan Basiri, DMD93, president of the Harvard Dental Alumni Association (HDAA) kicked off the morning program with a warm welcome to attendees as she called the HDAA business meeting to order and reviewed the past year of activities. Dean Bruce Donoff...

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2019 May 29

Annual Graduate Recognition Ceremony

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

REB Auditorium

Grad Award Ceremony

The Annual Graduate Recognition Ceremony recognizes the achievements of all of our graduates and provides an opportunity to present endowed awards to outstanding members of the pre-doctoral class and advanced graduate students. Award recipients are selected by HSDM faculty. The award selection...

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Vicki Rosen

Dr. Rosen Receives Research Award for Her Significant Contributions to Bone and Mineral Research

October 4, 2018

Dr. Vicki Rosen, professor and chair of Developmental Biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), recently received The William F. Neuman Award, the most prestigious award given by The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR). The award recognizes major scientific contributions in the area of bone and mineral research and contributions to associates and trainees in teaching, research, and administration. ... Read more about Dr. Rosen Receives Research Award for Her Significant Contributions to Bone and Mineral Research

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Pathways into Dentistry Pipeline Program Recognized with National STEM Award

August 15, 2018

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) was recently honored for its diversity and inclusion efforts, receiving a 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The Award honors colleges and universities nationwide that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

HSDM was chosen for developing a Pathways into Dentistry pipeline program which invites middle school, high school and college students to envision a career in dentistry.... Read more about Pathways into Dentistry Pipeline Program Recognized with National STEM Award

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Faculty Recognized for Mentoring and Inspiring Students

June 22, 2018

Drs. Aram Kim and Supattriya Chutinan, instructors in Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences, were recently recognized for their work as teachers and mentors. Kim and Chutinan received this year's Young Mentor Award, an award that recognizes Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard Medical School faculty in the early stages of their career, who devote their time to mentoring others.

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Brian Swann

Swann Receives Community Service Award for Oral Health Outreach with the Wampanoag

June 12, 2018

Dr. Brian J. Swann, assistant professor of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology, was recently awarded a 2018 Dean's Community Service Award for his work with the Wampanoag Tribe Oral Health Relief Effort. Since 2013, Swann has led efforts to bring sustainable, comprehensive, family-centered oral health care to the underserved native population on Martha's Vineyard.... Read more about Swann Receives Community Service Award for Oral Health Outreach with the Wampanoag

Three Harvard Dentist-Scientists Elected 2017 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Three Harvard Dentist-Scientists Elected 2017 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

November 30, 2017

A Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) faculty member, and two HSDM alumni were among 396 individuals chosen as 2017 AAAS Fellows for their work in science and technology, scientific leadership and achievements across disciplines. AAAS is the world's largest multidisciplinary scientific society, and has granted the distinction since 1874 when the tradition began. Fellows are elected by their peers to join...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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