Dental Public Health (PBHL)

Courses

PBHL 5011. Advanced Education In Dental Public Health 1. 1 Credit Hour.

This course is designed to provide dental public health (DPH) students with the foundational knowledge about DPH topics and learn to critically review the scientific literature. Students will also develop skills in dental public health practice by applying knowledge in community-based practice and teaching. Through this participation course, DPH students are expected to review the seminal and current literature about a defined topic in dental public health and discuss the topic with a faculty member who is assigned to teach this topic. Students receive experiences in administration, programs, and policy. The DPH student participates to dental public health community service-learning experience and rotations, DPH students acquire knowledge and skills in education focusing on teaching methodologies, scholarship, and educational planning.

PBHL 5012. Advanced Education In Dental Public Health 2. 1 Credit Hour.

This course is designed to provide dental public health (DPH) students with the foundational knowledge about DPH topics and learn to critically review the scientific literature. Students will also develop skills in dental public health practice by applying knowledge in community-based practice and teaching. Through this participation course, DPH students are expected to review the seminal and current literature about a defined topic in dental public health and discuss the topic with a faculty member who is assigned to teach this topic. Students receive experiences in administration, programs, and policy. The DPH student participates to dental public health community service-learning experience and rotations, DPH students acquire knowledge and skills in education focusing on teaching methodologies, scholarship, and educational planning. Prerequisites: PBHL 5011.

PBHL 5014. Research Methodology in Dental Public Health 1. 1 Credit Hour.

This course provides a vehicle for dental public health (DPH) students to complete two research projects in fulfillment of the expectation of the American Board of Dental Public Health as described by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. This course is required.

PBHL 5015. Research Methodology in Dental Public Health 2. 1 Credit Hour.

This course provides a vehicle for dental public health (DPH) students to complete two research projects in fulfillment of the expectation of the American Board of Dental Public Health as described by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. This course is required. Prerequisite: PBHL 5014.

PBHL 5027. Teaching in Dental Public Health Science. 2 Credit Hours.

The DPH Student will supervise undergraduate dental students in community-based programs under the guidance of DPH faculty and participate in Clinical Preventive Dentistry Course (COMD 7050). Through this course, the DPH Student will acquire knowledge and skills in education focusing on teaching methodologies, educational planning and scholarship.