Global Health Initiatives

Recent decades have witnessed an expansion in both international cooperation as well as a global exchange of knowledge and services.

Columbia University, because of its geographic location and history, has long played a significant role in extended services to underserved communities around the world.

The College of Dental Medicine supports global activities in two directions:

  • Providing dental services in an expanding number of the many underserved areas of the world
  • Establishing academic partnerships with an expanding number of selected dental schools throughout the world
The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CUCDM) has an active “Global Health Externship Program...