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September 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

WesternU College of Dental Medicine Receives Federal Grant to Increase Faculty Diversity

by Western University

Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine (CDM) received nearly $1 million in federal funding to increase diversity in the dental workforce and provide equitable oral health care in rural and underserved areas.  CDM was awarded a HRSA

August 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Increasing Diversity in Dentistry

by ADA

Marithza Flores, a University of Colorado Boulder junior majoring in integrative physiology, was browsing dental school websites when she came across a program promoted by the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Aptly called Destination Dental School, or DDS,

June 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

UB Accepts First Class to Pipeline Program Designed to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

People of color make up 10% of dentists, yet account for 34% of U.S. population The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine welcomed the first cohort of 24 students to the Destination Dental School program, a new initiative that

May 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Establishes and Celebrates Global Diversity Week, May 17-21

by Dentsply Sirona

In observance of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development on May 21, Dentsply Sirona will kick off a week of diversity and inclusion-focused activities on May 17. With 15,000 employees in locations around the world, diversity at

January 8, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UB Launches Pipeline Program to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

School of Dental Medicine to provide mentorship, hand skills development, test prep and more To increase enrollment of underrepresented students, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has launched Destination Dental School, an initiative that aims to remove barriers

December 5, 2019 News News

Henry Schein Chairman and CEO Stanley M. Bergman Honored for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Dentistry

by Henry Schein

Mr. Bergman Recognized During President’s Luncheon at Greater New York Dental Meeting Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that Stanley M. Bergman, the Company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, was honored at the President’s Luncheon during

September 12, 2019 News News

How Pipeline Programs Can Increase Diversity In Dentistry

by New York University

The field of dentistry has a diversity problem. Despite calls for a more diverse workforce, only 15.2 percent of dental school applicants in 2016 were underrepresented minorities, according to the American Dental Education Association. Having more dentists from diverse backgrounds