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Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry recently reaffirmed its commitment to public health for all people by hosting visiting Israeli and Palestinian dental faculty as part of the Bridge to Peace program. Bridge to Peace facilitates opportunities for dental professionals to reach beyond political and religious divides, using oral health as a means to improve the quality of life for people of all nationalities. “When I heard the words ‘Bridge to Peace,’ I said, ‘This is a program I...
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Shandea Wellmon is working to make a better life for herself and her two boys, Jahir, age 5, and Zakir, age 3. Wellmon, who lives in a small row home on a North Philadelphia street lined mostly with boarded-up houses, hustles each day to take public transportation to the Harris School of Business in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. When she completes her training to become a medical assistant, she’ll join the just 18 percent of residents in her ZIP code who hold a professional degree.   She’s...
Sally Gray honored for administrative excellence
Sally Gray was recognized as Faculty of the Game at the Nov. 29 Temple vs. Cincinnati home football game. Gray, DEN '82, '04, has served as associate dean for many departments, including Graduate Education, where she is currently associate dean, Academic Affairs, Clinical Affairs, Admissions and Student Affairs, and Advanced Education. Over the years, Gray has led key initiatives that furthered the growth and advancement of the Kornberg School of Dentistry, and she currently serves as...
Later this month, Dr. Jeff Godel, Interim Chair of Orthodontics, will lead a team of faculty to Beijing to present the first part of a two-part continuing education course in orthodontics designed for dental faculty and dentists of Capital Medical University School of Stomatology, its affiliated dental clinics in Beijing Stomatological Hospital and other dentists from the region.    This course represents a milestone in our global outreach and is a sign of our commitment to global dental...
Jo Ann Allen Nyquist, BSDH, MA, EDS, has accepted an appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health Sciences.  She will also assume the positions of Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Director of the Post- Baccalaureate Program.  Jo Ann will join the Kornberg School of Dentristry effective January 1, 2015.   She has spent her career in private practice and in dental education at both the university and community college levels as an...
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It was the summer of 2012, and I was enrolled in Temple University’s dual DMD/MPH (Masters in Public Health) program. I had recently finished the first year of the Masters program and was thrilled to be starting dental school in the Fall. Sitting in an MPH class, I was relieved that my final presentation about the status of oral health among children in the United States was over.  During a break, a fellow classmate, Dr. Kathya Zinszer, caught my attention from the back of the classroom. “Bari...