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Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC


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 […]

Faculty Profile | Neimar Sartori

  Neimar Sartori spent a large portion of his childhood in the middle of the Amazon and didn’t attend school until age 9. Now, he’s an Ostrow faculty member and conducts groundbreaking research on dental restoration and materials. BY BETH NEWCOMB MPH ’13 As a child, Neimar Sartori could have scarcely imagined he’d one day […]

Faculty Profile | Pascal Magne

Associate Professor Dr. Pascal Magne teaches the groundbreaking Dental Morphology, Function and Esthetics class where dental students focus on restoring natural smiles with equal parts art and science. Read about Dr. Magne here.

Omar Kholaki

What’s one piece of advice you’d give to enrolling students? “I would advise all enrolling dental students to understand that dental school is going to bring challenges never encountered before. The most difficult—and coincidentally the most rewarding—part of school is working in the simulation lab. There isn’t really anything that can train a pre-dental student […]