RSDM News

Got Research? Publish it in RSDM’s Student Journal

Carrie Stetler | September 25, 2018

RSDM’s student research publication, the Rutgers Journal of Dentistry, is eagerly looking for submissions for its next edition. “The main idea is to show what people here do, to introduce the research that’s been done,” said second-year student Taha Azimaie, an editor of the journal.

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RSDM Faculty, Students Complete Surgical Missions in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

Carrie Stetler | September 5, 2018

After her husband threw hot oil on her in a fit of rage, the patient, from Sri Lanka, suffered neck and facial scarring so severe she couldn’t turn her head. Another burn victim couldn’t lift her arm due to a webbing of scars that surrounded it. Movement was restored by a team of RSDM surgeons on a mission to Sri Lanka, where they set up their first reconstructive surgery clinic in 2017.

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RSDM Expands Patient Care on Mission to Haiti and Dominican Republic

Carrie Stetler | September 5, 2018

Since 2011, RSDM volunteers have embarked on an annual dental mission serving patients from Haiti and the Dominican Republic. That first year, they worked in one clinic on the border of both nations. This year, they set up two clinics—one in each country—and treated more than 900 Haitian and Dominican patients.

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