Friday, April 2, 2010

Creighton University offers pre-dental summer program

Creighton dental school is offering a Pre-dental Summer Enrichment Program for 6 Native American undergraduate students (or students who just graduated from high school are also eligible).

Summer Enrichment Program
· Designed for Native American undergraduate students or seniors in high school who want to learn about a career in dentistry and about the dental school application process. Mini-dental school courses and hands-on activities are designed to give an overview of the dental profession.
· Held for 4-weeks from June 21 – July 16, 2010 at Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska.
· Tuition, transportation, lodging on campus in the dorms and a meal allowance are provided.
· New this year: A $1,000 stipend will be given to each student upon completion of the program.

“The Summer Enrichment Program helped me learn about the dental profession and will be a great assistance in choosing a career.” Adrian Sandoval (Navajo), participant in the summer 2009 program

More information about the program, a program calendar and an application can be found at

Please call Kelly Gould if you have any questions at 402-280-5008.

Kelly A. Gould, RDH, MA, CHES
Assistant Professor of Community and Preventive Dentistry
Director of Extramural Programs
Creighton University School of Dentistry
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Voice mail: 402-280-5008
Fax: 402-280-5094