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Multicultural Night THIS Thursday!

TUSDM’s cultural student organizations invite you all to please save the date for this year’s Multicultural Night! Come celebrate and learn about all of the unique backgrounds, cultures, and religions that make up our Tufts Community. This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students.

The first serving of food will be at 6 pm in the 7th floor student lounge. There will be a second serving shortly after 7 pm for students, faculty, and staff in the clinic. The fashion show and presentations will begin in Merritt at 7:30 pm.

Hope to see you all there!

TUSDM takes the Tough Ruck by storm!

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Lead by D20s Brent Mullen and Keith Nguyen, fifty faculty, staff, alumni and students set out on the marathon length course “rucking” with 750lbs of food to be donated to the New England Center and Home for Veterans, the site of a potential new TUSDM program which would allow students to provide free oral health-care to veterans.

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RSVP: AAWD Women in Leadership Dinner Panel!

Join AAWD for a FREE DINNER and panel discussion with D18s, Alisha Anand, Alex Peacock, Lauren Trager, Mikey Vega, and Dean Hanlon!

If you are a D19 with a year of clinical experience under your belt, come find out how you can make the MOST of your final year! If you are a D20 just about to enter clinic, this is an event you DO NOT want to miss! Learn how to balance your didactic work with clinic life and MORE. And D21s, it is NEVER too early to start thinking about how to be an effective networker and how to get the most out of your clinical assisting experiences. Please JOIN!

Mark your calendars for Thursday 4/19 at 7pm in Alumni Lounge and RSVP here.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Nancy Epstein at!

HANCO’s 2nd Annual Specialist Panel

Join the Head and Neck Cancer Organization (HANCO) as they host their second annual Specialists Panel on Thursday, April 19th from 4:30-6:30pm in the Alumni Lounge (15th floor)! Various medical and dental professionals will come together to talk about their experiences and provide their expertise in regards to the diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer. This panel will integrate specialties such as Oral Pathology, Medicine, Oral Surgery, and more!
This will be an amazing learning opportunity and it’s not an event to be missed! If you are interested in attending this event, please sign up here:

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Black Maternal Health Symposium

Did you know black women in the US are 243% more likely to die of pregnancy-related complications than white women? Learn why that is, and how to change it, at a Black Maternal Health Symposium on Friday, April 13, 4:00-7:00PM in Sackler 108 (145 Harrison Avenue, Boston).

You will hear from experts about their work to end the racial disparity in adverse maternal health outcomes, and you will learn how to intervene in shifting the scientific and public policy conversation around this issue. A reception will follow!

Please RSVP here.

Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer!

Join Tisch College’s Distinguished Speaker Series on Wednesday April 4th at 6 PM for an engaging conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer about law, interpreting the constitution, and the current state of our civic institutions!

(See full poster here: Breyer DSS poster!)

Appointed by President Bill Clinton, Breyer has served as Associate Justice of the U.S Supreme Court since 1994. Throughout his career, Justice Breyer has worked as a Supreme Court law clerk for Justice Arthur Goldberg, a Justice Department lawyer in the antitrust division, an Assistant Watergate Special Prosecutor, a professor at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School of Government, Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Cosponsored by the School of Arts & Sciences and the Political Science Department.

Ticketing Information:   Tufts alumni, as well as students, faculty, and staff on Tufts’ Boston and Grafton campuses, should direct ticket requests to Jessica Byrnes ( Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the event!

SNDA Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month 2018, the Tufts Chapter of Student National Dental Association (SNDA) spent the month of February celebrating over a variety of professional development, community service, and social events. SNDA’s guiding theme as an organization this year is “Stronger, Together.” This motto was chosen to reflect the growing number of individuals from underrepresented backgrounds within the TUSDM student body and the collective strength, skills, and leadership we are striving to contribute within the greater Tufts community.

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D19 and D20 CSLE Lunch and Learn!

D19s and D20s: Save the date and join Donna C. Jones, DMD, MPH, and MassHealth Dental Director for the first ever CSLE lunch and learn on May 1st!

Dr. Jones will discuss how to optimize dental delivery for patients with access and social determinant barriers.  She will address community health care models you will encounter during your Externship Rotation and present ways to optimize interprofessional collaborations with community health centers.


This Monday, Match 5th join SPEA, ASDA, and SNDA as we launch IGNITE! Students and faculty will be presenting 5 minute, 20 slide talks on topics of their choice. Come listen to their stories while enjoying some delicious enchiladas!
Topics include the following:
— Clinic Secrets
— Dental Technology in Myanmar
— Why should YOU buy a Shiba Inu puppy while at Tufts?
— And many, many more!

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