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Interprofessional Education: Why Dentistry and Why Now?

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Dr. Judith Buchanan, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

Interprofessional education (IPE) for health professionals has been around since the early ‘70s, but interest in IPE has escalated tremendously in the last three to four years, and leaders in dental education have championed this... Click Here To Read More

Oregon Health & Science University

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By Nicole Fauteux

The Supreme Court’s 2012 decision to uphold key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provoked various reactions from the states. While a few are doing everything they can to resist the rising tide of health care reform, others are moving ahead, albeit reluctantly. Yet some states, such as Oregon, are... Click Here To Read More

Dr. Lillian M. Mitchell, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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By Nicole Fauteux

“I have eight sophomore dental students and nowhere to put them on Fridays. Do you have any ideas?” 

That question, posed in 2009 by her academic dean, got Dr. Lillian M. Mitchell thinking. The former Director of Fixed Prosthodontics at the Click Here To Read More

HPV Calls for an Interprofessional Approach

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By Jacquelyn L. Fried, Associate Professor and Director of Interprofessional Initiatives, University of Maryland School of Dentistry

By 2020, the prevalence of HPV-related head and neck cancers associated with the human papilloma virus (HPV) is anticipated to reach epidemic proportions. This pressing public... Click Here To Read More

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