Dental Education News: 
August 2017
Touro College of Dental Medicine: Dr. Ronnie Myers Named Dean

Dr. Ronnie Myers was appointed dean of the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) and Dr. Jay Goldsmith, founding dean of TouroCDM was named Dean Emeritus, on July 6.  Dr. Myers joined the Touro College of Dental Medicine as the Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Administrative Affairs in June 2016, just prior to the entrance of the inaugural class of 2020.  Read more.

Oral Health Care Access
Our Teeth Are Making Us Sick
The New York Times explores the neglect of oral health in American. Read more.

NYU College of Dentistry Researchers Awarded NIH Grant for Microbiome Research to Identify Biomarkers for Tongue Cancer

Researchers at New York University College of Dentistry's (NYU Dentistry) Bluestone Center for Clinical Research have been awarded a two-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to develop biomarkers for tongue cancer, a subset of oral cancers that often are deadly Read more.

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College Welcomes Class of 2021!

In an event-packed week in July, 111 dental students −from Mississippi to New Jersey− began a new and exciting chapter in their lives as incoming members of the second class at Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College.  Read more.

NYU College of Dentistry: Rebecca Renelus, '20, and Kidane M. Tewolde, '20, Represent the College at 2017 SNDA Convention

For more than 40 years, SNDA has sought to promote, aid, and support the academic and social environment of minority students. The convention included continuing education workshops, panels, and networking events Read more.

Eastman Institute of Oral Health, University of Rochester: Drs. Wong and Shope Promoted

Dr. Cynthia Wong (Pedo '13, MS '16) has been named the assistant program director of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Erin Shope (Pedo '12, MS '15) has been named the director of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Dentistry Care.  Read more

Other News
New Report Pushes Dentists to Identify Child Abuse

A recent report lays out red flags to help dentists better identify potential child abuse or neglect. Children who are abused may have injuries or infections around their mouths, and dentists are uniquely positioned to recognize those issues and warn authorities Read more.

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