Harvard School of Dental Medicine


Harvard Dental School to Reopen Former HUHS Dental Clinic

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine will reopen the Harvard Dental Service under its direction in February 2021, the school announced in a press release Wednesday.


Public Health Experts Discuss Health Disparities and Political Action

A panel of public health experts discussed the social and political determinants of health in a Tuesday webinar co-sponsored by the offices of diversity and inclusion at Harvard Medical School, School of Dental Medicine, and School of Public Health.


Harvard Medical and Dental Students Petition to Rename Holmes Society

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.


Harvard Medical School Moves Fall Semester Online for First-Year Students

Harvard Medical School will begin classes online for all first-year students in its medical, dental, and graduate programs this fall, the school announced Wednesday.


University of Michigan Professor William Giannobile Named Harvard Dental School Dean

William V. Giannobile, a renowned scholar in oral regenerative medicine, will serve as the School of Dental Medicine’s next dean following a national search, according to a University press release.


Harvard Medical Labs Go Dark Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Research labs at the Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, and Boston Children’s Hospital will be mothballed except for essential functions for between two weeks and two months due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


In Letter to Harvard President, Assoc. Dental School Professor Criticized for Involvement in Teledentistry

Marc B. Ackerman, an assistant professor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the director of orthodontics at Boston Children’s Hospital, is at the center of a growing controversy surrounding teledentistry company SmileDirectClub.


Vicki Rosen Named Interim Dean of Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Vicki Rosen, professor and chair of developmental biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, will serve as the interim dean of Harvard’s School of Dental Medicine beginning Jan. 1.


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