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Professional Allies

Posted: August 24th, 2015

The scene could be any routine dental visit. Avanthi Tiruvadi, barely visible behind her mask and loupes, peers into her patient’s mouth. As she performs a periodontal exam, she calls out the condition of the gums around each tooth, and Hannah Therriault enters the information into the patient’s electronic chart.

Sjögren’s Invisible Symptoms

Posted: August 24th, 2015

Patients manage to soldier on, despite fatigue, depression and cognitive issues, study finds

Exploring Mind/Body Wellness

Posted: August 18th, 2015

It was 15 years ago that Dr. Christina Pastan realized just how exhausted she was.

TUSDM Receives HRSA Grants

Posted: August 18th, 2015

The future of public health at TUSDM is looking bright, after faculty members from the Department of Public Health and Community Service (DPHCS) received two grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund projects over the next several years.

Welcome to the Class of D2019

Posted: August 18th, 2015

TUSDM recently welcomed 203 new members into the dental community.


Posted: August 17th, 2015

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The Office of the Registrar maintains and provides academic records for all current and past students of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine as well as verifying student enrollment for the National Student Clearinghouse for current students, and degree verification for more »

Pat Morrow’s Retirement Celebration

Posted: August 14th, 2015

Through all the years we have had many chairmen, program directors and lucky residents. There has been one overwhelming constant in Endo at Tufts and that is our Department Administrator, Patricia Morrow. Unfortunately for our Department but fortunately for Pat she will be retiring. We will be celebrating her achievements and launching her into retirement more »

Engaging Students in the New Wellness Curriculum

Posted: August 11th, 2015

By Dr. Christina Pastan and Jennipher Murphy
Faculty members at TUSDM continue to engage students in new ways using an online assessment tool, giving both faculty and students immediate feedback. This shift centers on an active learning and constructivist approach where learning and teaching perspectives represent a shift from viewing learners as more »

ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation (CCI) Report

Posted: July 31st, 2015

By Dr. Wai Cheung and Jennipher Murphy
The conference focused on assessing the new CODA standards in dental education. The CCI planning staff demonstrated active learning by “flipping” our conference and had attendees complete a homework assignment before arriving to the meeting. It was important to lay the foundation for understanding the various levels more »

Visionary Work

Posted: July 28th, 2015

Cells from dental pulp could be used to treat sight-stealing macular degeneration