The College of Dental Medicine's Global Health Initiative provides dental services in an expanding number of the many underserved areas globally and has established academic partnerships with selected dental schools around the world.
Columbia University, because of its geographic location and history, has long played a significant role in extended services to underserved communities around the world.
The College of Dental Medicine supports global activities in two directions:
- Providing dental services in an expanding number of the many underserved areas of the world
- Establishing academic partnerships with an expanding number of selected dental schools throughout the world