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Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine is working on multiple fronts to train the next generation of dentists to help patients quit smoking.
A ribbon cutting ceremony for Columbia University’s Mobile Dental Center underscored renewed efforts to address oral health disparities in Northern Manhattan and the South Bronx.
The 84 new students in the College of Dental Medicine donned their white coats for the first time and were welcomed into the profession by the school's faculty.
A new collaboration between the College of Dental Medicine and NYSDA will enhance access to dental services for underserved communities in Northern Manhattan.
- September 23, 2015
Columbia's dental school has received another Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award recognizing the school's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
- August 17, 2015
A Mailman School of Public Health study looked at the role of dentists in screening for substance use disorders. While many view the dental visit as as an opportunity to identify drug misuse, others do not see it as part of their professional role.
- April 3, 2015
Thanks to the decades-long work of Dennis Mitchell and others, the College of Dental Medicine has led efforts to bring underrepresented minorities into the dental profession.
- September 16, 2014
National magazine honors Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
- August 5, 2014
College of Dental Medicine assistant professor George Jenkins, one of The Three Doctors, speaks in Michigan as part of an initiative funded by Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees.
- July 30, 2014
CUMC hosted 177 students this year in summer programs designed to expose minorities to opportunities in medical, scientific, and public health careers.