Bulletin of Dental Education

VCU SOD Introduces New Ph.D. Program With a Focus on Research

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Inside the University of Maryland SOD’s Video Lecture Program

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There is an easy way to attract students to your program: Don’t make them go to class. For nearly a decade, UMSOD has captured all of its faculty’s lectures on video and has made them available to students via an online portal.

2013 ADEA Fall Meetings Recap: Embracing Technology

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The 2013 ADEA Fall Meetings, held October 24–26 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, focused on the theme, “Embracing Technology in Teaching and Learning.”

New Oral Health Care for Older Adults Module Available in ADEA CRC

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The ADEA Curriculum Resource Center (ADEA CRC) presents its latest module: Oral Health Care for Older Adults.

UMDNJ and Rutgers University Merge Creating New Health Sciences Institute

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Leaders across New Jersey welcomed a new era in higher education July 1, 2013, as the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act became effective. The Act integrates most of the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey into Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, including University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School (UMDNJ).


The dental school is now officially the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. The school’s leadership recommended the new name to reflect that dentistry is a profession founded in biomedical science. The new name more closely aligns with today’s dental education and practice.

New CAMBRA Course Introduced on Coursera

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John D.B. Featherstone, M.Sc., Ph.D., Dean of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry is now leading a new on Coursera, offering dental professionals and non-professionals alike access to the “scientific basis for caries (dental decay) risk assessment and practice interventions,” according to the website.

Nova Southeastern University Graduates First Two from Its Osteopathic and Dental Medicine Dual-Degree Program

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Amber Hurley Johnson and Randy Rodriguez Torres became the first Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.O. D.M.D) jointly enrolled students at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in August 2007. The program combines dental and osteopathic programs as

Student and Faculty Development in Interprofessional Education Team-based Care: Important, but Not Easy

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By Laura Iverson At an educational session “Faculty Development in Interprofessional Education (IPE) Team based Care” during the 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, presenters Allan J. Formicola, D.D.S., M.S., and Brenda Zierler, Ph.D., discussed the development and current implications

Defining Interprofessional Studies and Its Benefits for Academic Dentistry

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Presented by Dr. W. David Brunson, Associate Director of ADEA Center for Equity and Diversity (ADEA CED), “Defining Interprofessional Studies and Its Benefits for Academic Dentistry” addressed the call for development of a National Oral Health Plan in the 2000 Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General.

Models of Interprofessional Curriculum in Dental Education

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At this ADEA Presidential Symposium, Dr. Sandra C. Andrieu presented three models of interprofessional education (IPE) curricula currently under way at three different dental schools. Faculty from the University of Florida, University of Minnesota, and Western University of Health Services presented their curriculum models and discussed the challenges and successes of each program.

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