ERIC Number: EJ677218
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
The Need for Diversity in the Health Professions.
Noonan, Allan S.; Evans, Caswell A.
Journal of Dental Education, v67 n9 p1030-33 Sep 2003
Asserts that a substantial improvement in the diversity of the oral health student body and eventual workforce is a critical element to achieving the goals of improving oral health and quality of life and eliminating health disparities. Offers data about the disparities, and discusses the role of the Office of the Surgeon General and of dental schools. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special section titled "Creating a Culture for Diversity--A Necessary Reality for Survival."