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GKAS

Building Community Through the Annual Give Kids a Smile Event

February 13, 2019

As the sun rose over a chilly Longwood Avenue, the Teaching Practices of the Harvard Dental Center was humming as dental students prepared to host Give Kids a Smile. Launched in 2003 by the American Dental Association, Give Kids a Smile is an event held annually that focuses on the oral health of children between the ages of one and 17. This year’s event was held on Saturday, February 9 and was well received by members of the surrounding communities.

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2019 Feb 09

Give Kids A Smile

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

188 Longwood Avenue, Teaching Practices

 

HSDM will host its annual Give Kids a Smile event on Saturday, February 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. We will provide free dental services to children ages 1-17, including:

  • Dental cleanings, oral exams, and referrals
  • Medical well-child screenings
  • Free athletic mouth guards for...
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Dr. Rushford

Prosthodontics Fellowship Opens Doors for DMD Alumna

October 2, 2018

When Laura Rushford, DMD17, began her predoctoral program at HSDM she knew she wanted to craft beautiful smiles. A desire to help patients regain their smiles has been a driving force for Rushford ever since. Throughout her DMD training she volunteered with programs like Operation Mouthguard, Project Bridge Clinic, and ACTION Clinic, where she worked with patients who may not otherwise have access to dental care. In the Harvard Dental Center’s Teaching Practices she refined her skills... Read more about Prosthodontics Fellowship Opens Doors for DMD Alumna

2018 Oct 25

Worldwide Week at Harvard Panel

Registration Closed 4:45pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

REB Auditorium and Lobby

 

A Worldwide Week at Harvard Event
 
Strengthening Rwanda’s Research Ethics Review Capacity
 

Remarks by Jane Barrow, Associate Dean, Global and Community Health

Panelists:

Nir Eyal, MA, DPhil

Associate Professor of...

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Registration: 

Preclinical lab with high school students

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

Class of 2022

New DMD Students Begin Their Journey With Gratitude and Enthusiasm

August 13, 2018

Thirty-six new DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) students arrived on campus in early August eager to begin their dental careers at Harvard. The enrollees hail from 16 states and join HSDM from more than 27 different colleges and universities. They were selected from a group of over 1,000 prospective students, representing just under 5% of the applicant pool.

The morning of August 6, the DMD students joined their HMS classmates for welcome remarks by the deans of the respective schools.... Read more about New DMD Students Begin Their Journey With Gratitude and Enthusiasm

Erinne Kennedy

New MMSc Program Trains Future Leaders and Mentors in Dental Education

May 24, 2018

When Erinne Kennedy, MMSc2019, PD18 was growing up in Middleport, Ohio, she never imagined someone from her hometown of 2,500 people—let alone herself—would become the first of anything at Harvard. Kennedy recently became the first post-doctoral student in Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s MMSc in Dental Education Program.

“It’s...

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2018 Jul 02

Advanced Graduate Student Orientation: Welcome and Introductions

8:45am to 10:30pm

Location: 

Research and Education Building (REB Auditorium)

Join us as we welcome the new AGE students.

 8:45 - 9:00am 

Welcome 

John Da Silva, DMD, MPH, ScM
Vice Dean

9:00 - 10:30am

Introductions

Sang Lee, DMD, MMSc
Director of Advanced Graduate Education
(Office of Dental Education & Program Directors for Advanced Graduate Programs)

Dawn DeCosta
Director of Research Operations

Mary Tavares, DMD, MPH
Forsyth Institute Introduction
Instructor in Oral Health Policy...

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Seymour

Making Global Health a Collaborative Effort

March 29, 2018

Not all health care is administered by physicians. Not all dental care is received in a reclining white chair. And when it comes to coverage, the U.S. does not always lead the way.

Rather, dental care — like health care — is a global issue, and this year, three Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) students got a chance to take that lesson both to heart and into the field.... Read more about Making Global Health a Collaborative Effort

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