- San Antonio, United States
- Program Type:
- Full Degree
- Degree Level:
- Medical Specialties
- Program Description:
The D.D.S./Ph.D. programs gives students the opportunity to obtain a D.D.S. degree and Ph.D. in the focus area of Craniofacial Oral-biology through the School of Dentistry and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
The goal of this program is to train students to become interactive, competitive clinician scientists who can perform sponsored research in dental and craniofacial-related areas as members of a dental school faculty.
The COSTAR Training Program is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and has been in existence since 2002. Only 17 universities in the country have COSTAR programs. This national program focuses on creating the next generation of clinician scientists to ensure the future of the nation's oral health.
Additional Program Information
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
- Financial Aid:
- Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for COSTAR funding Must be accepted to UTHSCSA dental school and to a Ph.D. program offered by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences