three women panelists

Global Oral Health Program

Research initiatives in dentistry and beyond

Addressing oral health issues close to home and around the globe


Benjamin W. Chaffee, DDS, MPH, PhD
Director of Global Oral Health
Division of Oral Epidemiology
and Dental Public Health
Center to Address Disparities
in Children's Oral Health

The Global Oral Health Program develops, coordinates and supports research, educational and service initiatives within the School of Dentistry and beyond.

The program sponsors the annual Global Oral Health Symposium, which draws world-renowned speakers, and coordinates the Student Research Travel Awards, which allow students to develop faculty-mentored research projects in public health, epidemiology and basic sciences relevant to global oral health.