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Research Training and Education

DMD/PhD Program

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The MOST program prepares students to shape the future of oral health research and clinical care.

PhD for Trained Dentists Program

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This program offers both U.S. and foreign trained dentists a laboratory-based education in conducting independent research.

MS in Oral Sciences

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This program embellishes the UIC Advanced Education in Dental Specialty Programs’ curriculum with foundational graduate level oral sciences education and engages students/residents in primary research activities.

Post-doctoral Training

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UIC COD investigators continuously recruit talented DMD/PhD (or equivalent) individuals to participate in ongoing funded research programs. The program offers individualized career development planning will prepare each fellow for a successful research career.

Undergraduate Research

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DMD students and Undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in research through a.) summer research fellowships, b.) research volunteers and Honors college capstone project, c.) DMD year 4 elective, and d.) Clinic and Research Day presentations.