Dental schools continue to embrace DEI

Dental school educators are receiving prizes for their work focused on “diversity, equity, and inclusion” – even as a medical watchdog organization keeps warning against such initiatives.

Two new awards specifically for DEI in dental care were given to educators at the University of Buffalo and University of Colorado dental schools in recent months.

One to the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine came from the National Institutes of Health late last month, according to a university news release.

The New York school received $100,000 as the first recipient of the NIH’s inaugural Institutional Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Prize, the report states.

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