New York State Academic Dental Centers

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine: Adapting to COVID-19 Pandemic, CDM Shifts to Remote Learning
As a safety measure to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) began conducting all instruction online as of March 11. In line with a University-wide mandate, CDM will teach courses remotely through the end of the spring semester. According to Dana Wolf, DMD, Associate Dean for Predoctoral Academic Affairs, the transition to online learning has been smooth for didactic courses: Course directors adapted quickly and have been developing strategies to make online sessions interactive and engaging. Read more.


Eastman Institute For Oral Health, University of Rochester: Dental Care and Oral Health Under the Cloud of COVID-19: EIOH Experts Weigh In
JDR Clinical & Translational Research has published an invited commentary by researchers at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Dr. YanFang RenOral Health, N.Y., USA on dental care and the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including the provision of dental care and protecting patients and staff during the pandemic. The authors are Dr. YanFang Ren, Dr. Linda Rasubala, Dr. Hans Malmstrom, and Dr. Eli Eliav. Read more.