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


March 23, 2023

Title: Supporting Translational Genomics and Data Science Research in Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Biology and Health

Chief of Translational Genomics
Research Branch
National Institue of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: Virtual (Zoom link)

March 30, 2023

Title: 3D organoids and organ-on-a-chip based tumor microenvironment models

Research Fellow, Internal Medicine
Michigan Medicine, Medical School

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: DENT G550

April 6, 2023

Title: A cost-effectiveness analysis of population-level dental caries prevention strategies in U.S. children

Marilyn Fisher Blanch Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center
Associate Vice President for Research - Health Sciences, Office of the Vice President for Research
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School
Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
University of Michigan

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Location: DENT G550


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University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Office of Research
Oral Health Sciences
1011 N. University 2059,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
PhD: 734-763-3388 | dent-ohsphd@umich.edu MS: dent-ohsms@umich.edu