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Student hopes to start orofacial pain clinic in Nigeria
Nnamdi Anosike. Photo byJohn Emerson
Nnamdi Anosike will never forget the 12-year-old patient he examined at a Nigerian dental clinic a few years ago. "The agony on her face, every day I see that,'' remembers Anosike. The girl was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia, a rare disorder that results in chronic pain of the mouth and face. Anosike hopes to some day establish an orofacial pain clinic in his homeland to help patients like her.  LEARN MORE 
New Edition
RSDM publishes first student research journal

For many students at RSDM, research projects provide deep insight into the connection between science, patient care and the future of the dental profession. This year, students had a chance to share their observations-- and the results of their work -- in the pages of Rutgers Journal of Dentistry.  LEARN MORE

Summer Learning
Students explore medical careers in annual program
This year's SHPEP students

As the only Indian child in her small New Hampshire town, and later, the only Indian student in her class at the University of Vermont, Megna Senthilnathan sometimes questioned her decision to pursue a pre dental education. She wondered if it would land her in yet another environment where no one had a background like her own and few shared the experience of being a minority student. But the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) helped convince her she's on the right path .  LEARN MORE 

Emily Sabato
Emily Sabato appointed Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Emily Sabato, Director of Institutional Assessment and Quality Improvement, has been appointed Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs.  She replaces Dr. Jeanette DeCastro, who retired in November . LEARN MORE