RSDM News

A group photo of HSP faculty and studentsHolocaust Survivors Program Alters Community and Curriculum

Kardelen Koldas | August 1, 2022

In the bustling postdoctoral clinic, Carmen Ramirez Sosa ’22 would often have brief conversations with her patients. But with her first Holocaust Survivors Program (HSP) patient, it was different. “I spent one hour just talking, and he asked so many questions about what I was planning to do,” recalled Ramirez Sosa, who just completed her prosthodontics […]

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New Cohort of Students Arrive

Kardelen Koldas | July 28, 2022

RSDM welcomed its new predoctoral students, postdoctoral students, and residents this summer. From a pool of 3,162 applicants, 91 have been selected to attend the traditional DMD program. Of those, 35 percent come from outside New Jersey. Twenty-two percent of the Class of 2026 holds a Master of Science. Additionally, 21 percent of the class […]

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RSDM Logo with Pride Flag BackgroundFor Pride Month, Herminio Perez Reflects on Diversity and Inclusion at RSDM

Kardelen Koldas | July 7, 2022

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Herminio Perez ’04 holds several leadership roles in diversity and inclusion at national and local levels. He’s a member of the American Dental Association Board of Trustees’ Diversity and Inclusion Committee; a counselor for American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Pride; and a member of the RBHS Diversity […]

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Photo of Peter DeSciscioPeter DeSciscio ’85 Named President of New Jersey Dental Association

Kardelen Koldas | June 30, 2022

Professor of Restorative Dentistry Peter L. DeSciscio ’85 became the 153rd president of the New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA) June 8. He will lead the organization, which has 3,000 members, including many RSDM alums, for a year. “I have had the pleasure of knowing Dr. Peter DeSciscio for close to 30 years,” said Maxine Feinberg, former American […]

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