Students

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

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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

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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

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2016 Nov 04

Discussion with Dr. Caswell A. Evans

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Research and Education Building (REB) Auditorium

[[{"fid":"738572","view_mode":"default","type":"media","attributes":{"height":"498","width":"320","style":"float: right; width: 250px; height: 389px;","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]Join us for a talk by Caswell Evans, DDS, MPH who will be speaking about oral health, mid level providers and other topics.

Dr. Evans is Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health Sciences at the University of Illinois, Chicago College of Dentistry; he is also a faculty member in the UIC School of Public Health. Previously he served as the Executive Editor and Project

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2016 Nov 04

8th Annual Pre-Dental Mini-Conference

5:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) and the HSDM Office of Admissions invite you to attend our 8th Annual Pre-Dental Mini-Conference on Friday, November 4th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, with an optional tour to follow.

The mission of our annual event is to connect pre-dental students with valuable resources and opportunities as they prepare to apply to dental schools, and provide them with unique perspectives on dental school and the profession. Pre-dental students will have the opportunity to meet and chat

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DMD Student Receives Award to Study Oral Health Literacy in Mexico

DMD Student Receives Award to Study Oral Health Literacy in Mexico

August 23, 2016

By Ellen Garnett
Ana Fernanda Calles, a fourth-year DMD student, was recently awarded the HSDM Global Health Research Travel Award to pursue research in oral health literacy in diabetics with periodontal disease in Mexico City, Mexico.

“My passion for improving the current state of the Mexican healthcare system comes from my strong roots and cultural ties to the country; both my parents are natives of Mexico City and I am very familiar with the city,” said Calles.

Calles will be working with the group Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador

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A Warm Welcome and White Coats for the Class of 2020

A Warm Welcome and White Coats for the Class of 2020

August 8, 2016

During the first week of August, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed a new class of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students. The Class of 2020 is made up of 35 talented individuals who were chosen from more than 1,000 applicants. The incoming class includes 21 women and 14 men representing 19 states and 27 different undergraduate institutions.

The new dental students participated in orientation events throughout the week, along with their Harvard Medical School (HMS) classmates. On the morning of Tuesday, August 2, they were addressed by acting HMS dean, Barbara

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HSDM and the Wampanoag Tribe: The Importance of Cultural Competency

HSDM and the Wampanoag Tribe: The Importance of Cultural Competency

July 27, 2016

By Ellen Garnett
Since 2013, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) and Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences have partnered with the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Martha’s Vineyard Island to combat oral health disparities within the Native American population. During their three years of collaboration, HSDM students involved in the program have learned that cultural competency is key in effectively treating patients with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Under the instruction of

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2017 Apr 19

Student Research Day and Science Symposium

(All day)

Location: 

REB Lobby & Auditorium

Student Research Day – Graduating DMD, MMSc, and DMSc students showcase their research.
Giddon Lecture Revolution Redux in Oral Health Care, Reception to follow 

Science Symposium – Goldhaber Award is presented, Reception to follow

 

2016 Aug 05

White Coat Ceremony

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

HMS Quad

New DMD students and their families are invited to attend the annual White Coat Ceremony from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on the HMS Quad, followed by the Dean’s White Coat Reception. At 3 p.m. HSDM will host a special tea in the REB Lobby for students, their families and the HSDM community.

HSDM Celebrates 2016 Graduates

HSDM Celebrates 2016 Graduates

May 26, 2016

Harvard Commencement and Class Day was held on Thursday, May 26 with celebration and ceremony. The day began with the graduating students marching into Harvard’s Tercentenary Theatre for Morning Exercises. Music, tradition, and remarks by students and deans commemorated the 375th Commencement.

Degree candidates from 13 schools and Harvard College were recognized by school and cheered by the crowd. Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) awarded 61 degrees– 13 Master of Medical Sciences, 12 Doctor of Medical Sciences, 36 Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees.

Later in

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