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In the News: Philly Inquirer Talks with Dr. Elliot Hersh on Opioid Prescribing »

May 27, 2016 Dr. Elliot Hersh, Professor of Pharmacology, discusses the issue of opioids and how dental students are instructed on the dangers of overprescribing pain killers.


Periodontics-DScD Resident a Henry M. Thornton/SCADA Fellowship Recipient »

May 27, 2016 Dr. Kang Ko (D’15, GD’18), a Periodontics-DScD candidate, has been selected to receive a fellowship from Student Clinician Research Program of the ADA.


Penn Dental Faculty Recognized by Students with Annual Teaching Awards »

May 13, 2016 Each academic year, the graduating class recognizes members of the faculty with teaching awards, presented at the annual Senior Farewell.

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As Penn Dental Medicine's Evans Building marked the 100th anniversary of its dedication in 2015, work began on a major transformation of this historic structure.
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