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Dentsply Sirona Gift to Support Clinical Instruction »

Jan 18, 2017 Dentsply Sirona has established a four-year agreement with Penn Dental Medicine that will provide equipment for student instruction and support the clinical curriculum.


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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Penn Dental Medicine Journal

The Penn Dental Medicine Journal is published twice a year for the alumni and friends of Penn Dental Medicine, featuring stories on the School’s programs and activities and news on faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

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