sparkling chrome shovelStaff photos by Kris Snibbe

Gerard Moufflet (left to right), chair, board of fellows, School of Dental Medicine; Michael Ross, Boston City Council; Eric Williams of the Boston Celtics; Marjorie K. Jeffcoat, dean, UPenn School of Dental Medicine; Bruce Donoff, dean, Harvard School of Dental Medicine; and President Lawrence H. Summers participate in the groundbreaking at the future site of the new research and education building at the School of Dental Medicine. Research in the state-of-the-art center will focus on bone and joint biology and disease, mucosal biology and disease, biomaterials sciences, and clinical trials.

Moufflet, Ross, Williams, Jeffcoat, Donoff, President Summers