Pharmacy’s Future: A Look Back– What Dentistry Can Learn From Pharmacy’s Experience
This year's Professor Donald B. Giddon Annual Lecture in Behavioral Medicine and Dentistry will feature Daniel Zlott, PharmD, BCOP, vice president of Professional Education Resources at the American Pharmacists Association in Washington, D.C. Dr. Zlott currently serves as the VP of Professional Education Resources at APhA, where he oversees all of APhA’s education initiatives. Prior to joining APhA, he worked at the National Institutes of...
Encouraging behavior change is the most important part of helping our patients improve their health, but making time to engage patients with motivational interviewing (MI) or health coaching during a busy clinic session is hard! In this talk, Dr. Lisa Simon will review the principles behind effective MI and then get in some fun and interactive practice to master MI in the dental setting.Read more about Brush Up on Motivational Interviewing: In the Dental Chair and Beyond!
The Harvard Dental Center Teaching Practices is looking for adult patients who (after screening) might qualify for Board Exams held onsite, or at a neighboring Boston facility. After a dental screening, participants who qualify and are willing to be a part of the exam(s) will receive specified dental treatment at no cost. *Includes dental examination and dental x-rays.
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Five-year-old Ayrum Harris grasped a smiling rubber ducky in one hand while holding onto the hand of a dental student. After getting settled into a dental chair for an exam, the student gave him a pair of brightly-colored sunglasses to protect his eyes and explained how together they would count and polish his teeth, learn how to brush and floss, and fight cavity bugs. Ayrum put on the glasses and beamed in anticipation.
Martha Vedrine, staff assistant in the Office of Dental Education recently sang the National Anthem at the opening of the Red Sox game on Labor Day, September 4, 2017.
Vedrine was selected to represent the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) during Union Night at Fenway Park. After sending taped recordings of her performances to the Red Sox she was officially given the honor of singing at the revered ballpark.
The DPH Journal Club and the Office of Global and Community Health invite you to attend a talk by Mary Otto, journalist and author of Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.
Join us for our annual Give Kids a Smile event. Children ages 1-17 will receive free dental exams, cleanings and referrals. Medical well-child screenings are also available. Call 617-432-1434, option #1 to make an appointment.
January is Wellbeing Month. The Harvard Longwood Community is invited to attend the following events at HSDM focused on health and wellbeing:
Work/Life Panel Tuesday, January 31 12:30-1:30, HSDM, REB Auditorium Note: No registration required
HLC Faculty, Postdocs, Staff will share their approaches to meeting Work/Life challenges such as; integrating their unique identities with their careers, overcoming cultural expectations in achieving their goals, building resilience in the times of hardship, nurturing their interests outside of work...
HSDM students Morgane Amat and Tiffany Chien (DMD 2019 candidates) and their HMS teammates George Agyapong and Jun Liu (MD 2019 candidates) were recently awarded an Agents of Change grant for their project Interventions in Family Oriented Optimal Diet for Development (iFOODD) which aims to spread awareness of nutrition and oral health in families that have children with special needs.
Leaders in academia, healthcare, and business recently came to together at forum hosted by Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) to address the idea of integrating dentistry and medicine. The two-day event, “Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 2.0,” featured thought-provoking speakers, panelists, and discussion around the idea of connecting oral health to...