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 […]


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 […]


Dean Dean Cecile A. Feldman, delivering her remarks at the RSDM annual employee recognition dinner.Service Anniversaries Celebrated at Employee Recognition Dinner

Kardelen Koldas | June 13, 2022

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine re-gathered for its annual employee recognition dinner following a two-year pandemic pause. The event, honoring work anniversaries of its faculty and staff, took place on June 8 at Nanina’s In The Park in Newark. To make up for the lost time, it celebrated anniversaries from 2022 as well as from […]


A photo of Brenda J. BrowerRSDM Pays Tribute to Brenda Brower, Office of Student Affairs

Kardelen Koldas | June 7, 2022

The RSDM community mourns the sudden death of Brenda J. Brower, admissions coordinator in the Office of Student Affairs. Brower passed away May 18 in her Newark home. She was 59. Brower joined RSDM as a temporary staff member in 2004. She quickly transitioned into a permanent role and served in the Student Affairs and […]