Dennis Mitchell, DDS, was elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, the most pre-eminent voice for diversity in higher education in the United States.
Researchers have identified 41 master regulator genes that may cause gum disease, also known as periodontal disease.
Graduation ceremonies for students in the Class of 2016 at Columbia University Medical will be live streamed.
For Black History Month, read about a neurologist educating the children and grandchildren of individuals at risk for stroke and a dentist who took care of generations of Harlem patients.
Third-year dental student Elizabeth Fadoju discusses the role of great educators in various stages of life that have encouraged and inspired her.
Columbia's dental school has received another Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award recognizing the school's commitment to diversity and inclusion.