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Author Formicola, Allan.

Title The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 1916-2016 : a dental school on university lines / Allan J. Formicola.

Published La Vergne : Columbia University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (301 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1916-1941 : a dental school on university lines -- 1978-2001 : the leap to the future : reaching out -- 2001-2013 : the new millennium : SOS becomes CDM -- 2014-2016 and beyond : plans for the next 100 years -- Students and alumni.
Summary In 1916, Columbia University acquired the New York Post-graduate School of Dentistry and the New York School of Dental Hygiene and established its own College of Dental Medicine. To those working in the health sciences, the move was a powerful signal of a field on the rise. It recognized dental medicine as a key component of individual and social well-being and initiated a monumental era in medical innovation and progressive public health outcomes. This hundred-year history shares the turbulent story of dentistry, a medical field in the making. It recounts the institutional battles and researc.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Columbia University. College of Dental Medicine -- History.
Dental schools -- New York (State) -- History.
Dentistry -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780231543347 (electronic bk.)
0231543344 (electronic bk.)