Lisa Simon DMD is a dentist and health services researcher at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She received her dental degree with honors in global and community health from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2014. In 2015, she joined the faculty after completing a community health center-based dental residency. Dr. Simon has been honored with numerous awards for her dedication to the underserved, including from American Association of Public Health, the American Association of Women Dentists, and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research. Her writing and research about the separation of dentistry and medicine have been published in the high-impact journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, and American Journal of Public Health. To further reunite oral health and medicine, Dr. Simon will graduate from Harvard Medical School in 2020. She continues to practice as a dentist at Boston’s jail.