Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

HRSA-15-050 | Bureau of Health Workforce

Application Accepted: 12/08/2014 to 02/06/2015

Projected Award Date: 07/01/2015

Estimated Award Amount: N/A

Estimated Number of Awards: 12 awards

Program Description:

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) solicits applications for the FY 2015 Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene program.  The goal of this announcement is to enhance dental workforce education and training to prepare predoctoral dental students, dental hygiene students, and dental hygienists to practice in new and emerging models of care that are designed to meet the needs of vulnerable, underserved, or rural communities.  The emphasis will be on training in new models that stress the integration of oral health into larger care delivery systems and expanded roles of dental hygienists, under evolving State practice acts.

Additional Eligibility

Eligible entities include accredited dental or dental hygiene schools, public or private not-for-profit hospitals, or other public or not-for profit accredited entities that have training programs in dentistry or dental hygiene.

Contact Information

LCDR Nicolette Bennett

nbennett@hrsa.gov

Phone: 301-443-3562