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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
The discovery, made by an Ostrow-led research team, could soon improve the lives of human beings with critical size cranial defects. EVERY YEAR, SURGEONS PERFORM MORE THAN 5,000 CRANIOPLASTIES (surgeries that restore cranial defects) on patients who have experienced critical size cranial defects resulting from congenital defects, head trauma or tumor removals. Traditional materials used […]
Breaking the Mold As an adolescent, Levi Powell didn’t often see people like him in healthcare. Now, he hopes to be set the example for other underrepresented minorities to know they can do anything they want. LEVI POWELL FIRST FELL IN LOVE with dentistry as a sixth grader under the treatment of a Black orthodontist […]
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 […]