Category Archives: News and Features

News and feature stories for Tuts Dental School

Tufts Dental Facilities there ‘for a population that needs us’

Worcester Magazine 5/22/2014 – Louise Caissie has been bringing her two sons, 39-year-old Daniel and 37-year-old Christopher, to a Tufts University dental clinic for more than 25 years.

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Four Faculty Members Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

BOSTON (May 5, 2014) — Tufts University School of Dental Medicine today announced the winners of its annual teaching awards.  Faculty members Quinn Chan, Timothy Hempton, Michael Kahn, and Rebecca Lufler were recognized for their accomplishments in teaching and their service to the school.

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Tufts Dental at the Marathon

For Dr. Todd Walkow, D96, it was perfect timing for a first Marathon. For Dr. Moonyoung Lee, A06, D09, DG12, and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthodontics, it was a chance at redemption.

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Students See the Future of Dentistry

They have only just begun, but they’re not wasting any time.
The students in the Tufts Dental Technology Club, which started this past February, are dedicated to seizing opportunities for new technology utilization at the dental school. For Benjamin Costa, D15, the intersection is natural.

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2014 ADEA Conference: Starring TUSDM

TUSDM staff, faculty and students recently traveled to the 2014 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session and Exhibition, which took place March 15 – 18. Nearly 50 TUSDM students, faculty and staff attended the session, which took place in San Antonio, Texas. Here are just a few of the awards and honors the TUSDM more »

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In Memorium: Dr. Thomas Murnane

Dr. Thomas Murnane, quadruple Jumbo, former TUSDM Dean and Tufts Senior Vice President, passed away on March 20, 2014 in Marblehead, Mass. after a lengthy illness. Dr. Murnane was known as a Tufts institution: he earned a bachelor’s degree, a D.M.D., a postgraduate certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and a Ph.D. from Tufts; taught more »

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Back to BaSiCS

At TUSDM, the Office of Academic Affairs, in partnership with the Department of Diagnosis and Health Promotion, is rolling out a new program to help students learn to care for the whole patient.

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Bates-Andrews Research Day 2014

A tradition since 1935, Bates-Andrews Research Day has been giving predoctoral and postdoctoral students the opportunity to showcase their research activities for nearly 80 years. And every year it seems to get bigger.

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TUSDM Celebrates Black History, Arab Culture

Music. Dance. Food. History. There are many ways to celebrate a cultural heritage, and TUSDM students, staff and faculty were able to experience all of them recently at two cultural events on campus. The first, a long-standing tradition of the Student National Dental Association’s (SNDA) Black History Month Dinner, and the other a brand-new event more »

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Dr. Hanley to become Dean of UNE College of Dental Medicine

In 1972, James Hanley sat in an auditorium full of fellow first year dental students. As they went around the room introducing themselves and what undergraduate college they came from, the new student began to be intimidated.

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