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News at One Kneeland: June 2016

GPR/AEGD Program wins Tufts Distinction Award
TUSDM’s General Practice Residency and Advanced Education in General Dentistry (GPR/AEGD) Programs were honored June 9 during the Tufts Distinction Awards. The awards are an annual recognition of exceptional individuals and teams from across the university. Team members who were honored include:

  • Diran Balekian, D12, DG13, assistant more »

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Continuing a Legacy of Service


To most people, he was Dr. Benjamin Ricci, chair of the department of anatomy and physiology at University of Massachusetts Amherst. He was an accomplished academic, author of several books, and a tireless special needs advocate who won a landmark case for the rights of patients with disabilities.
But to Eric John more »

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Got Connections?

A joint effort between the School of Dental Medicine and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts, Dental Central,  is helping to make service activities more accessible and to promote civic engagement.

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TUSDM Commencement 2016

On May 22, the Class of D2016 said farewell to faculty, staff, and clinic patients and took the next step of their dental career.
Commencement exercises for Tufts University took place at the Medford/Somerville campus, with the dental school’s commencement ceremony held at the Carmichael Quadrangle. This academic year 195 students received Doctor of more »

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News at One Kneeland: May 2016

TUSDM faculty member secures Tier II PCORI funding
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently awarded John Morgan, professor in public health and community service, Tier II funding to support his project for improving oral health for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Morgan will use the funds, approximately $25,000 over the next more »

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At Tufts Dental School, Students Learn to Relax

“You have to take care of yourself in order to take care of others,” says Dr. Christina Pastan, D91, DG94, the dental school’s first first director of mind-body wellness.

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Less Stress

Emphasis on mind-body wellness aims to ease the path for busy TUSDM students. “You have to take care of yourself in order to take care of others,” says Dr. Christina Pastan, D91, DG94, the dental school’s first first director of mind-body wellness.

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TUSDM Shines at the AADR


Right on the heels of the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Meeting in March, the American Association of Dental Research (AADR) brought the dental school out west to sunny Los Angeles for their Annual Meeting and Exhibition March 16 through 19.
TUSDM Student Research Dominates
The AADR National Student Research Group more »

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A Friend to the Finish

Bryan Lyons, D95, takes his place on Team Hoyt and in Boston Marathon history.

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News at One Kneeland – April 2016

Tufts guides oral health for mothers-to-be
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) recently released a report outlining oral health practice guidelines for pregnancy and early childhood. The report, which was developed over the course of two years, was created by a steering committee that included David Leader, associate professor in comprehensive care, as more »

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