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George Hajishengallis Receives NIH MERIT Award »

Jun 10, 2016 The highly selective MERIT Awards are designed to give stable, long-term support to scientists. Less than 5 percent of NIH-funded researchers across all disciplines are selected to receive them.


Dr. Chun-Hsi Chung Installed as ABO President-Elect »

Jun 03, 2016 During his tenure as an American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) director, Dr. Chung has represented the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists. ABO directors establish policy for the board certification of specialists in orthodontics.


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.

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