The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is one of the nation’s leading dental schools engaged in oral health care education, research, patient care and community service. General dental care clinics and specialty clinics providing advanced treatment enable the school to offer dental services and programs to patients throughout Michigan. Classroom and clinic instruction prepare future dentists, dental specialists, and dental hygienists for practice in private offices, hospitals, academia and public agencies. Research seeks to discover and apply new knowledge that can help patients worldwide. For more information about the School of Dentistry, go to: www.dent.umich.edu.
Established in 1896 as an independent institution named the Pittsburgh Dental College, the School of Dental Medicine was incorporated into the University of Pittsburgh in 1905. The school offers a four-year Predoctoral Program leading to a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree, an International and Advanced Standing Program for graduates of foreign dental schools, and post-graduate residency programs in 10 disciplines. The School of Dental Medicine offer the only dental hygiene certificate program in Pennsylvania affiliated with a major university, in addition to a dental hygiene baccalaureate degree program. The School of Dental Medicine’s comprehensive clinical offerings include the new Multidisciplinary Implant Center and the Center for Patients with Special Needs, one of the few center in the U.S. dedicated to training future dentists to care for patients with disabilities. Recognized for excellence in research, the School of Dental Medicine ranked 7th in National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research funding for fiscal year 2015. For more information about the School of Dental Medicine, visit www.dental.pitt.edu.
The first private dental college established in Florida and the first U.S. dental college established in partnership with a College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern’s College of Dental Medicine provides an innovative doctoral curriculum devoted to primary and comprehensive care, as well as medically complex and special needs patients. Faculty preceptors provide early introduction to clinical settings and the dentist/patient relationship. Nova offers postdoctoral residencies in endodontics, operative dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, prosthodontics and general dentistry. We also provide clinical rotations and experiential service learning opportunities to build clinical skills as well as interprofessional practice with pharmacy students.
We are committed to research in biomaterials, clinical product testing, regenerative medicine bioscience, and oral epidemiology and oral health policy. Students are also offered research opportunities in both predoctoral and postdoctoral programs. Community outreach is a priority and includes Give Kids A Smile Day, oral health education, international missions, and Florida Mission of Mercy. visit www.dental.nova.edu.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, founded in 1950, is North Carolina’s first dental school. Since its inception, the school has been dedicated to promoting the health of the people of North Carolina, the nation and the world through excellence in teaching, patient care, research and service. The UNC School of Dentistry is one of the only dental schools in the country which offers training in dental assisting, dental hygiene, Doctor of Dental Surgery and all dental specialties recognized by the ADA. Additionally the school provides education tracks in other post-doctoral certificate programs and two PhD programs. The school’s clinics see more than 115,000 patient visits annually, and the school’s students provide more than $4 million of in-kind dental care annually.
Internet2 is a non-profit, member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 serves more than 94,000 community anchor institutions, 317 U.S. universities, 70 government agencies, 43 regional and state education networks, over 900 InCommon participants, 78 leading corporations working with our community, and 61 national research and education network partners that represent more than 100 countries.
Internet2 delivers a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that leverages, integrates, and amplifies the strengths of its members and helps support their educational, research and community service missions. Internet2’s core infrastructure components include the nation’s largest and fastest research and education network that was built to deliver advanced, customized services that are accessed and secured by the community-developed trust and identity framework. Internet2 offices are located in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Denver, Colo.; Emeryville, Calif.; Washington, D.C; and West Hartford, Conn. For more information, visit www.internet2.edu or follow @Internet2 on Twitter.
ICE Health Systems is an innovative Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and company. We are proud to be the service provider for the Collaboration for Health IT (collaboration4hit.org). Attending closely to the present and future clinical, educational and research needs of the healthcare profession, ICE provides a cloud EHR solution that is interdisciplinary, easy to use, extensive and externally verified for security. ICE’s focus is dentistry and we serve both the private practice and university communities.