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
On Monday, December 14 the HSDM community came together for a special tea time event focused on promoting peace. The event was organized by students with the support of the Office of Diversity Inclusion.
Dr.Peggy Timothé greeted the crowd of students, faculty and staff, and introduced Hend Alqaderi a fourth year resident in the Dental Public Health program. Alqaderi spoke about recent headlines and anti-Muslim
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“The Doctor is Out: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Schuster on Being a Gay Physician at Harvard”
Join us for a conversation with Mark Schuster, MD, PhD. Dr. Schuster conducts groundbreaking research on child, adolescent, and family health issues, including quality of care, health disparities, adolescent sexual health, and family leave. He described his experiences at Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals in a published speech, “On Being Gay in Medicine,” that went viral online and has been used as a teaching tool at medical schools. He coauthored the
Dr. Shanele Williams, a general practice resident at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) working at the Cambridge Health Alliance, recently received the Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellowship in Minority Health Policy. The fellowship is given to oral health leaders, particularly minority oral health leaders, who pursue careers in health policy, public health practice and academia.
“I come from a family of migrants who did not have exposure to the concept of preventive dental care, and was raised in an underserved,