Two Southern Universities Join Forces to Recruit Diverse Students to Dentistry Field

April 19, 2022 | Insight Into Diversity

By INSIGHT Staff | Insight Into Diversity

More than 70 percent of dentists in the U.S. are White, according to the most recent data from the American Dental Association. To address the homogeneity in the field, the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry (UAB SOD) recently partnered with Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA), a historically Black Catholic university, to recruit students of color into this profession.

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