Oral Health Sciences PhD Programs

The primary objective of this program is to train outstanding students to become leaders in academic research in oral health sciences. Enrolled students pick from several training tracks, including OHS PhD, DDS/PhD, MS/PhD, and the Future Faculty Track.

Oral Health Sciences Masters Program (MS)

This one year program is intended to prepare students to acquire skills and knowledge necessary for a competitive dental school application, a competitive application to a PhD training program, or employment in a research laboratory.

The Oral Health Sciences PhD and MS are programs of the Rackham Graduate School offered at the School of Dentistry.


ORAL HEALTH SCIENCES SEMINAR SERIES The Office of Research coordinates the school-wide Oral Health Sciences Seminar Series. Students, faculty, postdocs and trainees are welcome to attend the seminars.

Contact: Office of Research
Email: dent-research@umich.edu


DEC 1, 2022

Director of Research Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Title: Limb synovial joint development and morphogenesis: progress and mysteries

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: G550 

Sponsored by: Oral Health Sciences

DEC 8, 2022

DDS/OHS Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Title: Invasion in Oral Cancer: A recurring theme

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: G550 

Sponsored by: Oral Health Sciences

March 23, 2023

Title: Immunity at the oral mucosal barrier surface

Chief of the Translational Genomics Research Branch
Director of the Translational Genetics and Genomics Program
NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: G550

Sponsored by: MOHSSA

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University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Office of Research
Oral Health Sciences
1011 N. University G306,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
PhD: 734-763-3388 | dent-ohsphd@umich.edu MS: dent-ohsms@umich.edu