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2015 Senior Awards Banquet

Lucas Brand DDS ’15 (right) shakes hands with Lieutenant Commander Todd Jacobs of the U.S. Navy after taking his oath of enlistment at Ostrow’s Senior Awards Banquet on May 14. Click here for more pics from the evening.

One Step Closer to Dental Restorations

Continuously growing rodent incisors could hold answers to regenerating teeth in laboratory, according to a USC research team—led by Dr. Yang Chai—whose study was published in most recent issue of Developmental Cell.


Editor’s Note: The following story was printed in the fall 2014 issue of TroDent. Click here for the entire issue.   In 2011, Dr. David Eggleston began a Hiking/Jogging Scholarship at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. The scholarship has grown in popularity during the past three years. This year’s hike paid almost $30,000 (divided into shares) to students who participated. Those who beat Eggleston hiking to the mountaintop, and those jogging under an […]

Beyond Dental Hygiene

  Meet Leslie McGovern, one of the first to graduate from Ostrow’s Master’s of Science in Dental Hygiene program. BY HOPE HAMASHIGE As a practicing dental hygienist, Lesley McGovern MS ’14 was always one to take advantage of opportunities to learn. She took continuing education courses, attended meetings of the Los Angeles Dental Hygiene Society […]

Never Stop Learning

Part-time faculty member and practicing dentist Mohammad Khalifeh is taking his career to the next level by pursuing an online master’s degree from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. BY JAMIE WETHERBE MA ’04 By any measure, Mohammad Khalifeh is a success. The 52-year-old dentist has run a Los Angeles practice for the […]