Nathaniel Treister has been named the new Post Graduate Program director of the Division of Oral Medicine at the Department of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity (OMII) at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). Treister was previously assistant professor of oral medicine at HSDM. His new appointment will begin March 1.As the new program director, Treister will oversee the oral medicine advanced graduate education program, and will also lead initiatives in designing a new OMII department strategy that includes the creation of a hospital-based two-year certificate program.“I am very excited about having Dr. Treister focus on our advanced graduate education program, and bring his expertise and energy to these new developments,” said OMII Professor and Chair Roland Baron.Treister earned his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 before coming to Harvard, where he completed his D.MSc. degree in 2005. He is board certified in oral medicine and practices at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute with special interest in oral mucosal diseases, salivary gland diseases, and oral complications in cancer patients.