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December 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

U.S. Surgeon General Addresses the Importance of Oral Health and the Prominence of Social Determinants During a Recent HSDM Webinar

by Harvard School of Dental Medicine

In early December, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed United States Surgeon General Vice Admiral (VADM) Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, for a special virtual Oral Health Seminar Series event. VADM Adams was joined by Jane Barrow, MS, associate dean

November 12, 2020 News DentistryNews

Harvard School of Dental Medicine Alumna Reflects on Progress and Potential to Address Racial Inequities

by Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Fifty years ago, Dolores Mercedes Franklin, DMD74, PD76, became the first woman of color to attend Harvard School of Dental Medicine and one of the first five women to earn a DMD degree. A trailblazer throughout her life, Franklin, a

August 5, 2020 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2024 Gets a Virtual Welcome

by The Harvard Gazette

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) welcomed 36 new doctor of dental medicine students during Monday’s orientation. This is the first time in HSDM history that an incoming Class began a four-year program virtually. The Class of 2024 hails from

July 13, 2020 News DentistryNews

Harvard Medical and Dental Students Petition to Rename Holmes Society

by The Harvard Crimson

Students, faculty, and alumni from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine are calling for the renaming of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Society, citing the racist actions of its namesake. One of the five academic societies that

April 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

New Dean for Hardvard’s School of Dental Medicine

by The Harvard Gazette

William V. Giannobile, an educator and leader in the field of periodontology and an internationally recognized scholar in oral regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and precision medicine, has been named dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). The appointment