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German Gallucci named Honorary Professor at the University of Buenos Aires

German Gallucci named Honorary Professor at the University of Buenos Aires

November 17, 2015

In an award ceremony held on October 22, 2015 at the University of Buenos Aires School of Dentistry in Argentina, Dr. German O. Gallucci, Raymond J. and Elva Pomfret Nagle Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, was named an honorary professor of the University of Buenos Aires.

Dr. Gallucci was selected for the honor based on his significant academic and scientific achievements and his global influence in the...

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Meet HSDM’s Newest Senior Tutors

Meet HSDM’s Newest Senior Tutors

October 29, 2015

The Office of Dental Education welcomed two new Senior Tutors this year, Dr. Aram Kim and Dr. Armando Pardo. Both are Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) graduates.

Dr. Kim received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley in bioengineering, and her DMD from HSDM. She completed her advanced graduate training at University of Illinois at Chicago, receiving a Masters of Science in Oral Biology, and a Certificate in Prosthodontics. Before she joined HSDM, she was an assistant professor at University of Illinois at Chicago, where she taught predoctoral...

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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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2015 Oct 19

Continuing Education Course: A Comprehensive Guide to Advanced Implant Dentistry

Mon Oct 19 (All day) to Wed Oct 21 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard Center Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Course Content: The educational program for this special course is directed toward contemporary clinical and scientific knowledge regarding osseointegrated implants. Our program will range from treatment planning with a focus on the clinical decision of whether to save the tooth or replace it with a dental implant, to placing and restoring the implant on the same day. It will focus on the decision tree that helps to decide which procedures are more predictable to resolve individual problems. We expect this to be a very valuable experience and are pleased to have you visit Harvard in...

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Maria J. Troulis Named Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

Maria J. Troulis Named Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

August 19, 2015

Dr. Maria J. Troulis, has been named chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS). She also will serve as the next Walter C. Guralnick Professor and chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). These appointments became effective Aug. 1, 2015.

“I am thrilled to be starting this new chapter in the department of OMFS at the MGH,” says Dr. Troulis. “I...

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Professor Malcolm Whitman Gets Backing of Allied-Bristol Life Sciences (ABLS)

Professor Malcolm Whitman Gets Backing of Allied-Bristol Life Sciences (ABLS)

July 6, 2015

Dr. Malcolm Whitman, PHD87, HSDM professor of developmental biology, and Tracy Keller, SM87, PHD96, an instructor in the Department of Developmental Biology, have identified a chemical compound based on an active ingredient in the root of the blue evergreen hydrangea (Dichroa febrifuga), that could lead to treatment of chronic fibrotic and autoimmune diseases. The root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries. Whitman and Keller identified the mechanism of action, halofuginone (HF), found within the root.

Now, Allied-Bristol Life Sciences (ABLS) a...

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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...

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