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—Avishai Sadan, DMD, MBA
Dean, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
G. Donald and Marian James Montgomery Professor of Dentistry
Ostrow jumps to fourth top-funded U.S. dental institution by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. IF A GLBOAL PANDEMIC WAS MEANT TO SLOW RESEARCHERS DOWN in their quest for knowledge, no one told the research teams working in Ostrow’s lab spaces across both campuses. This year, the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of […]
Editor’s Note: The following is Ostrow’s winning essay for the National Dental Association President’s Scholarship Equity Statement Competition. The competition awards a $10,000 scholarship to one student — who must be a member of their school’s chapter of the Student National Dental Association — at each of California’s dental schools. BEING RAISED BY A HARD-WORKING […]
Ed. Note: The following essay, written by Oluwaferanmi Balogun DDS ’24, was one of the awardees of the inaugural Clifton O. Dummett Sr. Essay Competition in which pre-doctoral students at select universities were invited to write about race relations in the dental profession. AS A RECENT GRADUATE OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY, having earned my Bachelor of […]
Dental school vows to continue supporting profession with career advancement training opportunities. THE HERMAN OSTROW SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY OF USC has announced it will no longer be matriculating new dental hygiene students, making the Class of 2021 the last to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from USC. The move comes as USC […]
USC researchers replicate the neurocognitive symptoms of the craniofacial defect in mice and successfully treat it with stem cells. ONE OUT OF EVERY 2,500 INFANTS BORN IN THE UNITED STATES will suffer from craniosynostosis — a craniofacial defect caused by the premature fusion of the different bones that comprise the human skull. In a typically developing infant, […]