Penn Dental Medicine

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Strengthening Diversity at Penn Dental Medicine »

Jan 17, 2017 The School has launched a Million Dollar Challenge to increase scholarship resources for underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students, and to strengthen pipeline programs designed to build diversity.


Penn Dental Study Finds Link Between HIV Treatment and Neuronal Degeneration »

Dec 19, 2016 A study led by Dr. Kelly Jordan-Sciutto, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Pathology, has found certain protease inhibitors as key players in causing neuronal damage.


In the News: WHYY Talks to Dr. Elliot Hersh on Opioid Prescribing within Dentistry »

Dec 09, 2016 Dr. Elliot Hersh, Professor, Dept. of Oral Surgery/Pharmacology, was interviewed by WHYY's The Pulse for a story on opioids and their potential for abuse.

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Research Updates

A quick update on Penn Dental Medicine research with a snapshot of recent publications and grant awards. Review list »

Alumni Giving Report 2017

Thank you to all our donors for their generosity during the 2016 fiscal year and for all that their generosity has made possible.View report »
The Evans Building Centennial Renaissance project is transforming Penn Dental Medicine’s historic Thomas Evans Building. This $34-million reconstruction, which began in the fall of 2015, will be completed in early 2017.
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University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030