Spring 2013


Multipurpose cells could act as biological repair kits, treating diseases that won’t get better on their own

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Northern Light

Norma Desjardins, D92, knows how tough it is to find dental care for kids in rural Maine. She’s on a mission to make it easier

Strength In Numbers

Buoyed by economic and social changes, group practices pick up steam

Grassroots Dentistry

Former environmental activist Corie Rowe parlays his commitment to social justice into caring for an urban neighborhood

True Grit

A world war was raging, money was scarce and her family was an ocean away—still Erna Neumann was determined to finish dental school

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Full Circle

A new immigrant, Thanh-Trang Nguyen found a mentor in her dentist at Dorchester House. Now she’s in his old job

Good Zzzzzs

Mexican students tap into Tufts’ dental sleep medicine curriculum

Education with Byte

Jenny Citrin, D14, invents a computer game that helps kids teach kids about oral health

In His Father’s Footsteps

The end of one career leads to the beginning of another