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HDA: Dues and Liaison Positions

Tufts Hispanic Dental Association Interest Zoom Meeting was a success. We are excited to work with everyone this year!   Hispanic Dental Assocation Dues If you would like to become a member this year, please Read more…
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Dr.Aidee Nieto – Herman DentaQuest Award Health Equity Hero 2020

Dr. Aidee Nieto-Herman  Named DentaQuest Award Health Equity Hero 2020 DentaQuest, the nation’s leading purpose-driven oral health organization, announced its 2020 Health Equity Heroes – Heroes in the Time of COVID-19. Now in its sixth Read more…
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D23’s Jumbo of the Week!

Meet our very first D23’s Jumbo of the Week: Negin (Nikki) Taghizadeh Undergraduate Education: University of South Florida- BS in Biomedical Sciences Graduate Education: University of South Florida- MS in Medical Science Positions of Leadership Read more…
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D’24 Women in Leadership Event: A Great Success!

Organized by Nancy Marks and Karen Alexander, TUSDM’s first ever Virtual Women in Leadership forum was a great success!  Evaluations confirmed that the D24 women who attended felt inspired by the range of speakers and Read more…
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Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series: Ijeoma Oluo

September 22, 2020 | 5:30 PM ET Virtual Event  Join Tisch College for a conversation with author, journalist, and activist Ijeoma Oluo. She is the author of New York Times Best-Seller “So You Want to Read more…
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The Orthodontics Club General Interest Meeting

The Orthodontics Club will be hosting a virtual general interest meeting on Monday, September 14 —  at 4:15 PM. We will be discussing club details as well as plans for the upcoming school year.  All are welcome Read more…
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ADO: Virtual General Interest Meeting

The Asian Dental Organization (ADO) would like to invite you all to our virtual general interest meeting on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 4-6 pm EST. We will be discussing information about our organization, future Read more…
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MEDS: First General Body Meeting

The Middle Eastern Dental Society (MEDS) will be hosting our first general body meeting on Wednesday, September 9th @ 8:30 PM.  Log in and meet some of the awesome people who make up our organization and learn Read more…
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Wellness Newsletter

BROUGHT TO YOU BY STUDENT WELLNESS ADVISING Follow us on Instagram @tuftsstudentwellnessadvising   Welcome to the fall of 2020! What a unique time to be attending professional school.  As our world grapples with this pandemic Read more…
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Don’t Miss ADEA Informational Event!

Are you interested in learning more about ADEA or being involved in a leadership role? Join ADEA Monday, August 31st at 4:00 PM for our ADEA Leadership Informational event. We will share more about our organization, our events, and the opportunities available Read more…
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At Tufts Dental, An Anti-racist Vision

“We can only begin to heal by listening and learning from each other,” said Jeanette Sabir-Holloway, assistant dean for diversity and inclusion at Tufts School of Dental Medicine Tufts dental’s very own Dr. Jeanette Sabir-Holloway, Read more…
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1st Annual Wellness Day

The 1st Annual Wellness Day will be held virtually on Thursday, September 24th, 2020, and this full day event is open to all members of our community, including faculty, staff, and students. The day will feature Read more…

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Meet this Week's Jumbo of the Week: Diana Alberich!!
Undergraduate Education: Florida International University – Bachelors in Biological Sciences

Graduate Education: Barry University – Masters in Biomedical Sciences

Favorite Thing about TUSDM/Why you chose Tufts: I chose TUSDM because it is an institution that truly cares about diversity within the student body. Administration and staff at TUSDM care about your story and your struggle. While interviewing at other dental schools it many times feels as if you’re going on a job interview; I felt as if other schools weren’t interested in me as a human being. In contrast, while interviewing at TUSDM there was an overwhelming feeling of comfort. They wanted to know me, the person, and it was refreshing to be in a place that makes you feel like you matter. This institution allows you to believe in yourself and your voice. They make it effortless to voice your opinions, dreams, and goals. I feel pride to have chosen an institution that embodies inclusivity and diversity. They are invested in our success and our growth as dental professionals and human beings.

Fun Fact About yourself/Things involved in outside of School: I am involved in advocating for animal rescues. I have rescue dogs, some of which have been rescued from significant abuse and neglect. I have fostered dogs that have needed temporary homes. Even with loan money I have donated for surgeries and medical care of abused animals. I feel strongly about being a voice and a helping hand for injustices of all kinds.

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