RESEARCH CAPABILITIES AT MEHARRY MEDICAL COLLEGE
Meharry Medical College remains at the forefront in dental research, which consists of evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the soft and hard tissues of the jaw, the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body. By selecting a diverse body of students who individually demonstrate a commitment to service, possess cultural understanding, indicate the ability to successfully complete the rigorous curriculum, conduct research and serve underserved populations in the Meharry tradition, the School of Dentistry plays a vital role in meeting the oral health care needs of everyone. Our graduates have received international recognition for their achievements, performance and research, blazing trails with innovative ideas.
Research accomplishments within the school have been funded by federal agencies such as National Dental Association Foundation (NDAF), Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), Centers for Disease Control (CDC).