Spring 2015


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Myth Busters

Our experts offer advice for helping your patients separate fact from dubious data

One-Stop Health

Integrated community clinics are the wave of the future in patient care

Maze of Questions

Five years after the passage of health-care reform, its impact on dentistry remains muddled

Dental Art & Science

Prosthodontists help their patients overcome disfiguring trauma and rebuild their lives

Cook Like a Dentist

Recipe collection benefits endodontic club

Career Pathway

Tufts partners with Fisk University to encourage underrepresented students to pursue dentistry

Total Body Treatment

Tufts joins a select group in launching residency program in oral medicine 

A Legacy of Inspired Teaching

Norman Diamond prize fund is the largest in dental school history

Hurray for Bollywood

Lifelong passion for dance leads to TV competition

Building Patient Trust

Rule number one is to listen, advises keynote speaker at Bates-Andrews Day

Horton Returns

Seuss collector comes back with more lost stories

No Complaints: This Journey Was Worth It

The future is bright, and I will always remember how I got there

Fun with Oral Health

A dentist’s alternative to ‘Elf on the Shelf’

Equal Access

Dental school joins efforts to remove language, cultural barriers to care

A Dental ‘Oscar’

Clinics for patients with special needs win national award

Double the Impact

Financial Aid Initiative matches endowed scholarship gifts

Your source for university-wide news about students, faculty, alumni, research, campus life, and more.

Oct 7, 2015A Canal Flows in Brooklyn

A new book by Joseph Alexiou, A06, traces the history of the poisoned and picturesque Gowanus waterw...

Oct 6, 2015Disease Detector

Tufts researchers use artificial intelligence to explain why some cells deviate from normal developm...

Oct 5, 2015New Approach to Treating Macular Degeneration

Tufts researchers find that cells from dental pulp could be used to treat the sight-stealing disease...

Visionary Work

Cells from dental pulp could be used to treat sight-stealing macular degeneration

Sjögren’s Invisible Symptoms

Patients manage to soldier on, despite fatigue, depression and cognitive issues, study finds

Can’t ‘Open Wide’

The challenges of treating patients with scleroderma

Tufts’ New Chief Diversity Officer

Among his priorities is creating a deeper sense of unity among campuses

Fostering Diversity

Annual alumni survey now measures school’s degree of inclusiveness

Orange Crush

Students cast a lens on Boston

Shared Pride, Shared Mission

A message from the alumni association president

A Year at the NIH

Jennie Leikin, D16, is conducting research on lung cancer and a rare neurological disorder