Competency in Dental Public Health

School of Dental Medicine

Program Description

This micro-credential utilizes competencies and curricula to provide pre-doctoral students of the School of Dental Medicine with a greater understanding of oral health care delivery to underserved patient populations, advocacy efforts to promote oral healthcare delivery, and education and research that support dental public health.

Program Contact

Joseph Salamon
315 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-2836


  • Professional

Who is Eligible

  • Current UB Students Only

Credit or Non-Credit

  • For Credit

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the micro-credential requirements can be fulfilled online)

Average Time to Completion

  • Two Semesters

Skills Obtained*

  • Communication
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork