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Dentistry Behind Bars: HSDM Students Provide Care to the Incarcerated

October 6, 2017

Of the more than two million incarcerated Americans, many suffer from chronic health conditions, disease, and substance-use disorders, however some of their most urgent health concerns can be a throbbing tooth, or aching oral abscess.

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) students are learning this firsthand by providing care to patients incarcerated at Suffolk County’s Nashua Street Jail. Several HSDM students and faculty operate a weekly clinic at the 640-bed facility in downtown Boston as part of the Crimson Care Collaborative (CCC)... Read more about Dentistry Behind Bars: HSDM Students Provide Care to the Incarcerated

Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 Begins Their Journey at HSDM

August 7, 2017

Orientation began the first week of August, as Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed a new class of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students. The talented group of 35 were chosen from more than 1,000 applicants—representing under 5% of the applicant pool. The incoming class includes 17 women and 18 men hailing from 18 different states and representing 29 different undergraduate institutions.

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2017 Jul 05

Advanced Graduate Student Orientation

8:45am to 10:30am

Location: 

Research and Education Building (REB) Auditorium

Join us as we welcome the new AGE students.

8:45 - 9:00am - REB Auditorium 

Welcome 

R. Bruce Donoff, DMD, MD 
Dean 

Introductions 

Sang Lee, DMD, MMSc
Director of Advanced Graduate Education 

Nina Anderson, PhD 
Office of Research, Director of Predoctoral Research 

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

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2017 Jul 31

DMD Student Orientation

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
HSDM welcomes the DMD Class of 2021.
2017 May 23

Annual Graduate Recognition Ceremony and Special Tea

1:00pm to 2:00pm


Annual Graduate Recognition Ceremony
hosted by Dean Donoff and the HSDM Faculty

Ceremony
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Armenise Amphitheater - new location this year!

Special Tea
2:00-3:00 pm
REB Auditorium

2017 Honorees

  • DMD and AGE Student Award Recipients
  • Distinguished Junior and Senior Faculty Members
  • Outstanding Staff and Teaching Faculty Award Recipients

*Please note, the afternoon Teaching Practice and Faculty Group Practice session will start at 2pm to allow for attendance at the award...

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Notes

“Write It Out” Event Promotes Inclusion

January 30, 2017

By Ashiana Jivraj

On Monday January 30, 2017 the Harvard School of Dental Medicine community came together for a special tea to promote inclusion and belonging on campus. Dr. Josephine Kim, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, organized the tea with the newly announced Diversity and Inclusion (D & I) student fellows.

Dr. Donoff greeted the community by urging them to come together to stand for peers from...

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Give Kids a Smile Event Warms Hearts and Generates Smiles

Give Kids a Smile Event Warms Hearts and Generates Smiles

February 22, 2017

Neither mountains of snow, nor chilly temperatures deterred local families and volunteers from coming to Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) on Saturday, February 11 for the annual Give Kids a Smile Event. The popular event held in the Harvard Dental Center’s Teaching Practices was an opportunity for kids ages one to seventeen to receive free dental care and to learn about oral health.

“Even in the snow, we came, we brushed, and we smiled,” said Mirissa Price, DMD2019, co-coordinator of the Give Kids a Smile 2017 event. Price, along with Carolynn Vuong, DMD2018, Justin...

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2017 Feb 27

Diversity Dialogues

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 109

HSDM's Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to Diversity Dialogues.  The topic will be: How Offensive Are You? Understanding the Impact of Cultural Differences on Daily Interactions. A light lunch will be served. RSVP to attend.

Session facilitated by...

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2017 Feb 11

Give Kids a Smile

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dental Center


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. 

 

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