GLOBAL INITIATIVES
IN ORAL & CRANIOFACIAL HEALTH

The Global Initiatives program strives to improve oral health around the world.

Every year, students and faculty from the School of Dentistry travel to select countries to work and train with local doctors and patients.

INITIATIVES

BRAZIL

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KENYA

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GREECE

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ETHIOPIA

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MEXICO

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GUATEMALA

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

We strive to improve global oral health and promote health equity through research, education and service

Carlos González-Cabezas, DDS, MSD, PhD

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

TRAVEL RESOURCES

GLOBAL MICHIGAN
TRAVEL POLICY
PRE-DEPARTURE REQUIREMENTS

PUBLICATIONS

Oral Health Status of Adults in Rural Meru, Kenya


Crouch, S; Dzingle, J; Tyus, J; Kapila, S; Eber, R; Ndege, PK, Kapila Y. | Oral health and dental management, 2016, 15(1):5-13

Community-based assessment and intervention for early childhood caries in rural El Salvador


Dabiri D, Fontana M, Kapila Y, Eckert G, Sokal-Gutierrez K. | Int Dent J. 2016 Aug;66(4):221-8. doi: 10.1111/idj.12228. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

Oral health status of children in rural schools in Kithoka, Kenya


Fujawa D, Tyus J, Cooper J, Dzingle J, Kapila S, Eber R, Gonzalez-Cabezas C, Ndege PK, Peck M, Peck S, Kapila Y. | OHDM 2014;13(4).

To Brazil and Back: An International Dental Student Exchange Program


Crouch S, Farkash J, Branch A, Vasconcellos L, Veronesi G, Kapila YL. | MDAJ 2015, July:40.

CONTACT

Interested in finding out more about Global Initiatives in Oral & Craniofacial Health at the U-M?

Contact Val at avalerie@umich.edu.