RSDM News

A photo of RSDM clinicNew Study Explores Understudied Link Between Mental Health and Oral Health

Kardelen Koldas | June 22, 2022

Mental health has been gaining traction in the literature, but in dental medicine, it’s still an underexplored subject. Among the handful of researchers working on this niche area is Vaishali Singhal, a member of Class of 1993 and an associate professor at RSDM and Rutgers School of Health Professions. “From what I have understood, there […]

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A photo of Dr. Davis ThomasA Life-Changing Volunteer Trip

Kardelen Koldas | June 7, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine shook the world, Davis Thomas ’10, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences, followed the news from a distance. But during his volunteer trip to Israel last month, he witnessed the conflict’s impact first-hand when treating a 14-year-old Ukrainian refugee. “I don’t think I know any teenager […]

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Cover of new issue of Journal of DentistryNewly Published Journal Spotlights RSDM Students’ Research

Margaret McHugh | February 1, 2022

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine students published peer-reviewed research by students and faculty in a new issue of Journal of Dentistry. Creating the 70-page journal was a Herculean task for the dozen-plus students who shepherded it through the rigorous process during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s a testament to how motivated the students are,” said David […]

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