Students

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 

Wanda Mock 
Assistant Dean for Development & Alumni Relations 

2017 Aug 04

White Coat Ceremony

(All day)

New DMD students and their families are invited to attend the annual White Coat Ceremony.
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 Read more about Annual Graduate Recognition Ceremony and Special Tea

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 different backgrounds and religions. He then introduced Andrew Read more about “Write It Out” Event Promotes Inclusion

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 Read more about Give Kids a Smile Event Warms Hearts and Generates Smiles

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 Dr. Josephine Kim, HSDM's new director of diversity and inclusion.

 

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. 

 

2017 Jan 12

ADEA Harvard Student Chapter: Lunch and Learn Event

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

REB 106

Learn about the in’s and out’s of Public Health Dentistry and Academic Dentistry with Dr. Brittany Seymour, Assistant Professor of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology. 

Dr. Seymour’s path to academic dentistry is unique because she spent several years as the owner of a private practice in Colorado. She left private practice to focus on interdisciplinary approaches for oral health improvement at the global level through prevention, policy, and health promotion. This talk will provide insight Read more about ADEA Harvard Student Chapter: Lunch and Learn Event

Change makers: Students Receive Grant to Spread Awareness of Nutrition and Oral Health

Change makers: Students Receive Grant to Spread Awareness of Nutrition and Oral Health

December 7, 2016

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.

Agents of Change grants from the Center for Primary Care provide Read more about Change makers: Students Receive Grant to Spread Awareness of Nutrition and Oral Health

Gift Kicks Off the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship

Gift Kicks Off the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship

October 28, 2016

Colgate-Palmolive Company has made a generous $50,000 gift toward the establishment of the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship. The scholarship will pay tribute to prominent African American figures in the School’s history — Robert Tanner Freeman, DMD1869, George Franklin Grant, DMD1870, and Dolores Mercedes Franklin, DMD74. The funding will support a DMD student from an underrepresented minority group or with significant financial need.

The need for dentists representing all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds is critical. The percentage of African American dentists has not Read more about Gift Kicks Off the Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship

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