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2018 Dental Explorers Program & Application

The two-week USC Dental Explorers Program (DEP) offers an exciting learning opportunity for exceptionally motivated undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students.  The goal of this program is to assist in the development of a diverse pool of future professionals by introducing talented students, especially those from historically underrepresented, low socioeconomic and/or disadvantaged backgrounds to the dental profession. Priority consideration is […]

Inspired

BY CAMILLE NISHIKAWA DDS ’10 My normal day involves playing animal games, singing songs, cleaning out “sugar bugs” and painting teeth. Who wouldn’t love stepping back into your childhood every day? Specializing in pediatric dentistry was not my original plan, but following my passion led me to the profession that I love. Although I always […]

5 Things to Know About Jianfu Chen

BY JOHN HOBBS MA ’14 Meet Jianfu “Jeffrey” Chen, a new assistant professor and biomedical engineering researcher, who, earlier this year, joined Ostrow’s Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology (CCMB) to conduct research in pediatric brain disorders and neurodegeneration. Here are five things to know about the newest addition to Ostrow’s research faculty: 1. Chen’s research […]

Ostrow’s Got Talent: Truman Nguyen DDS ’18

As one of the nation’s top dental schools, Ostrow has long had some of the nation’s most talented and promising dental students walking its halls. But many students’ gifts extend far beyond the dental cubicle, with some having distinguished themselves in many other fields, including sports and the arts. Meet five such students who share […]

Ostrow’s Got Talent: Tan Khuu DDS ’18

As one of the nation’s top dental schools, Ostrow has long had some of the nation’s most talented and promising dental students walking its halls. But many students’ gifts extend far beyond the dental cubicle, with some having distinguished themselves in many other fields, including sports and the arts. Meet five such students who share […]

Ostrow’s Got Talent: Teddy Baum DDS ’21

As one of the nation’s top dental schools, Ostrow has long had some of the nation’s most talented and promising dental students walking its halls. But many students’ gifts extend far beyond the dental cubicle, with some having distinguished themselves in many other fields, including sports and the arts. Meet five such students who share […]

Ostrow’s Got Talent: Corey Bernstein DDS ’19

As one of the nation’s top dental schools, Ostrow has long had some of the nation’s most talented and promising dental students walking its halls. But many students’ gifts extend far beyond the dental cubicle, with some having distinguished themselves in many other fields, including sports and the arts. Meet five such students who share […]

Ostrow’s Got Talent: Fujon Anayati DH ’19

As one of the nation’s top dental schools, Ostrow has long had some of the nation’s most talented and promising dental students walking its halls. But many students’ gifts extend far beyond the dental cubicle, with some having distinguished themselves in many other fields, including sports and the arts. Meet five such students who share […]

Delivering Smiles Under Pressure

Ostrow faculty and students work together to provide urgent care to patients in pain and keep them coming back for regular check-ups. BY STEPHANIE CORRAL For nearly a week, Julia Fregoso experienced tooth pain so severe that she was unable to sleep, let alone eat or drink. The pain, resulting from a molar she broke […]