Dec 19, 2012 This new DMD/JD degree brings the total number dual-degree programs at Penn Dental Medicine to six; students can begin applying to the program in January.
Dec 13, 2012 Dr. Cohen will recieve the Award for Outstanding Achievement - Dental Educator to be presented March 18 at the 2013 ADEA Annual Session in Seattle.
Dec 07, 2012 The study, published in the Journal of Immunology, was led by a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Dr. George Hajishengallis, Department of Microbiology.
Nov 14, 2012 The School is one of just three dental programs nationwide to receive this HRSA award this year, designed to support student diversity and increase access.
Nov 05, 2012 Students and faculty in the clinics and clinicians and staff in the Penn Dental Faculty Practices offices reminded patients of the importance of early detection.
Oct 25, 2012 Award for Outstanding Service to Students presented by Executive Student Council at this annual networking event with alumni.
Sep 27, 2012 Fourth-year student Miguel Padilla-Hernandez, also earning a master's in public health, wants to return to practice in the Hispanic neighborhood where he grew up.
Sep 20, 2012 The new Chair of the Department of Oral Surgery/Pharmacology discusses her study of osteonecrosis of the jaw with the Penn Current.
Aug 30, 2012 Dr. DeVizio is Vice President for Oral Care Research & Development at Colgate-Palmolive Company and a Clinical Associate Professor at the UMDNJ.
Aug 22, 2012 This incoming class includes 121 students – 54 men and 67 women, representing five foreign countries and 21 different states.
Aug 08, 2012 Pennsylvania’s adult Medicaid recipients are facing reduced options for dental care due to state budget cuts. Dr. Pinto notes a far-reaching impact.
Jul 30, 2012 This was the first ever joint session of the National Dental Association, the Hispanic Dental Association, and the Society of American Indian Dentists.
Jul 26, 2012 The award in the category of administration/service was presented as part of the National Dental Association’s Multicultural Oral Health Summit in Boca Raton, Fla.
Jul 23, 2012 “Oral health and overall health is a two-way street,” says Denis Kinane. "If you have poor oral health, it can make chronic conditions, such as diabetes, worse."
Jul 12, 2012 New chairmen have been named within the School’s Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/Pharmacology, the Department of Orthodontics, and the Department of Pathology.
Jul 10, 2012 Students from Philadelphia public and charter schools will spend four weeks at the School learning about the field of dentistry.
Jul 03, 2012 On June 23, Penn Dental Medicine hosted an outreach event with the Academy of General Dentistry, providing free dental care to underserved Philadelphians.
Jun 25, 2012 Joining the Department of Biochemistry in 1966, Dr. Leboy, who died June 16, was a groundbreaking activist for women in academics.
Jun 21, 2012 Presented to Dean Denis Kinane and Dr. George Hajishengallis for their reseach achievements, the awards are among the highest bestowed by the IADR.
Jun 20, 2012 The three-day symposium drew approximately 500 attendees from throughout the country and around the world.
Jun 20, 2012 Dental students from Howard University College of Dentistry and Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry spent a week learning about the school's specialty programs.
Jun 08, 2012 Penn Dental's Dr. George Hajishengallis is helping to bring together researchers to discuss their study of the innate immune system, June 23-28 in Ixia, Greece.
Jun 05, 2012 Faculty, staff, and students will join with other volunteers on June 23 to provide free dental care to more than 500 Philadelphia residents.
Jun 01, 2012 Building on its global initiatives, the School signed a memorandum of understanding with Tokyo Medical and Dental University and presented the 5th Penn Endodontic Global Symposium.
May 30, 2012 Penn Dental's Dr. Elliot Hersh is co-principal investigator of a new NIH Center of Excellence in Pain Education, designated at Penn's Perelman School of Medicine.
May 10, 2012 The awards were presented May 8 at the School’s Senior Farewell, which celebrates the passage of students to professional dentistry.
May 07, 2012 Organized by Penn Dental Medicine’s student research organization, this annual event spotlights student research projects conducted throughout the academic year.
May 04, 2012 The 4th Annual Philly Oral Cancer Walk and 5K Run drew 243 participants and raised nearly $13,000 for oral cancer awareness and research.
May 03, 2012 Dr. Ying Wai Sia was recognized for her research, conducted with mentor Dr. Andres Pinto, Associate Professor of Oral Medicine.
May 02, 2012 As a 2012-13 Quigley Fellow, first-year student Matthew Oishi will have the chance to learn how advocacy for dental research can affect the legislative process.
Apr 26, 2012 The student-run Oral Cancer Society organized the event; proceeds benefit the Oral Cancer Foundation. Free oral cancer screenings will also be conducted. Come join in!
Apr 17, 2012 Looking for expert advice on how to be a better flosser, the Wall Street Journal talks to Dean Kinane on the finer points of flossing.
Apr 17, 2012 Dr. Hajishengallis interviewed by NIDCR's Science Spotlight on a recently published paper on a potentially high-value new target in the fight against periodontal disease.
Apr 12, 2012 Chair and Professor, Department of Microbiology, Ricciardi and his team are working to discover therapeutics that can be used to control infectious viral diseases.
Mar 21, 2012 Coming from the University of Louisviile, Dr. Hajishengallis is a leader in the study of host-microbe interactions and the impact of aging on inflammatory diseases.
Mar 20, 2012 Dr. Ricciardi's research interests focus on mechanisms that control gene expression, viral tumorigenesis, and immune escape.
Mar 06, 2012 The New York Times reports dentists nationwide say they are seeing more preschoolers at all income levels with 6 to 10 cavities or more.
Feb 29, 2012 The Penn Dental Medicine chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) hosted this special event on February 23.
Feb 10, 2012 Dr. Pinto comments on the Household Health Survey that found over 67,000 children in Southeastern Pennsylvania did not see a dentist in the previous year.
Feb 03, 2012 Featured in the February 2012 issue, Penn Dental Medicine alumni and faculty make up approximately 54% of this annual "Top Dentists" listing.
Jan 27, 2012 In 2012, Global Endo Symposia are planned for Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro.
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