OHS Summer Conference


A one-day information session for potential applicants to learn about the Oral Health Sciences PhD Program at the School of Dentistry
Alumni Panel to discuss career development, a research lab introduction and break out discussion with current students on choosing a gradute school and more. 


Friday, June 15, 2018
8am - 1:00pm
Location: School of Dentsitry



Individuals interested in learing about the OHS PhD Program:

  • College juniors, seniors and recent college grads who would like to pursue the PhD or dual degree DDS/PhD
  • Individuals who already have a DDS, Dental Hygiene degree and are interested in pursuing an academic career in the field of oral health science



The day provides the opportunity to learn about:

  • Research in the field of Oral Health Sciences
  • Understand the application process
  • Round table discussions with successful PhD applicants
  • Understand the career path from Dentistry Research faculty
  • Expand your understanding of the depth of research in the field


Individuals who are interested in attending should apply by emailing the information below to dent-ohsphd@umich.edu by May 1, 2018:

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • 1 Letter of Reference
  • Statement of purpose: Why are you interested in pursuing the OHS PhD Program, include any research experience
  • Letter of intent to apply to the OHS PhD Program


There is no fee to attend. The OHS PhD will have a limited number of rooms available for overnight travel (June14 - June 15). There is a limited number of travel awards available to help cover a portion of domestic travel costs. Please indicate your request to be considered with the application materials. Note: Funding is limited, please submit early.

Any questions - please email dent-ohsphd@umich.edu