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CDC Division of Oral Health seeks applicants for Dental Public Health Residency Program

Applications due by Sept. 28

September 10, 2020

By Jennifer Garvin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Oral Health is now accepting applications for the 2021–2022 Dental Public Health Residency Program.

The CDC Dental Public Health Residency Program is a training program to produce skilled specialists in dental public health. They can work collaboratively with their public health and dental colleagues in an array of health settings to achieve improved oral health for populations, including:

• Health agencies.
• Voluntary organizations.
• Research settings.
• Health care delivery or health care reimbursement systems.

According to the CDC, the residency program provides “opportunities to gain experience and skills across all ten designated competency areas outlined by the American Board of Dental Public Health.”

The deadline for applications is Sept. 28.

Visit the CDC Dental Public Health Residency Program application page for detailed information on how to apply.

For more information about the program, including eligibility requirements, visit the CDC Dental Public Health Residency information page or read the FAQ page.