Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellow 2009-2010 | Joffre

E. Elon Joffre, DMD, MPH

Orthodontist

PRACTICUM

Dr. Joffre has an interest in providing orthodontic care to children and families from underserved and underprivileged communities. A native of Nassau, Bahamas, he has consistently practiced dentistry with underserved populations both locally and internationally. As a result of his commitment, he received the American Association of Public Health Dentistry dental student recognition award for achievement in community dentistry and dental public health in 2005. Dr. Joffre has an interest in improving access to dental and orthodontic care for minority and underserved populations who need treatment. His goal is to develop programs and policies that will increase the number of underprivileged children who receive needed orthodontic treatment.

Dr. Joffre received a DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He completed The Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard-Wide General Practice Residency. He then returned to Tufts where he received his orthodontic specialty training. He completed the Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellowship at Harvard Medical School and received his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Joffre serves on staff at Brigham and Women's Hospital where he provides orthodontic care at one of the hospital's clinics. Dr. Joffre also serves on faculty at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.