Keeping Newark Kids Cavity-Free
Each year, school nurses in Newark encounter students in severe pain because of dental problems. RSDM wants to change that. Recently, more than 150 city students got a check up, tooth cleaning and dental sealants to help prevent cavities, thanks in part to a gift from Oral Health America. Learn more.

Alum Periodontist is Political Leader in Bahamas
Alum Kendal Major is Speaker of the Assembly in the Bahamian House of Parliament, which requires him to wear a Colonial-style wig on state occasions. He’s also the country’s first periodontist. Find out why he hopes some day to become prime minister. Learn more.

RSDM Researcher Closer to Bringing Cancer Drug to Market
A drug proven to kill leukemia cells in animals is closer to reaching patients after an RSDM researcher was awarded nearly $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to fund the process of getting FDA approvals.


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  • Dr. Cecile A. FeldmanDr. Cecile A. Feldman Installed as Chair-elect of the ADEA Board of Directors
    Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Dean Cecile A. Feldman was installed as Chair-elect of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Board of Directors, a role that will allow her to help shape the future of dentistry.

  • Symposium 2015Register for Our Admissions Symposium
    Learn about attending RSDM and pursuing a career in dentistry at our annual School Admissions Symposium on April 23 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m in the dental school's Oral Health Pavilion. The event is for students in high school, college and graduate school, as well as parents, pre-health advisors, counselors and anyone interested in a dental career. We also encourage internationally educated dentists interested in an American dental degree to attend. Information will be presented on the profession of dentistry, the dental school admissions and application process, pre-dental programs, financial aid and other topics. There is no registration fee but space is limited and RSVP is required. The registration deadline is April 17. To register and learn more, go here.

  • RSDM Offers Forensic Course as Part of Continuing Dental Education
    After 9/11, RSDM Dr. Harry Zohn saw a dramatic shift in the field of forensic dentistry, once a crime-scene staple that’s now widely used in the aftermath of large-scale disasters. His course on how dental records can be used to provide valuable info is now part of RSDM’s Continuing Dental Education program.

  • Dean Feldman Speaks Out on Reducing Student Debt
    Dean Cecile A. Feldman, an outspoken advocate of student debt reduction, tackles the issue in the Journal of Dental Education. According to Feldman, easing the burden of student debt can potentially result in more dentists who treat the undeserved.

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