UW School of Dentistry

DENTEL 520

Global Oral Health

Course Director: Ana Lucia Seminario
Credits: 1
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter/ 2, 3, 4

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of global health inequalities and the burden of oral disease worldwide. Students will be introduced to international health care systems and the social, political, cultural, behavioral and economic factors influencing them. The course will use case studies with interactive student participation to analyze the impact of oral health on the public health system at a country level.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe global health inequalities and the burden of oral diseases at community and country levels.
  2. Identify and describe factors related to the success of inter-professional collaboration at international level.
  3. Interpret and critically analyze oral health program outcomes.
  4. Effectively articulate the strengths and weaknesses of selected oral health care systems around the world.

Date last updated: 2021-05-03

DENTEL 513

Ethics Publication Review

Course Director: Subrata Saha
Credits: 1
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn, Winter, Spring / 1, 2, 3, 4

Course Overview

Students will develop, write, and submit a peer reviewed journal submission.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

  1. Analyze ethical dilemmas
  2. Identify conflicts of interest
  3. Develop, write, and submit a peer reviewed journal submission

Date last updated: 2017-2-21

DENTEL 512

Ethics Journal Club

Course Director: Subrata Saha
Credits: 1
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn, Winter, Spring / 1, 2, 3, 4

Course Overview

This course will expose students to the impact of recent developments in biomedical research, which they discuss in an interactive journal club atmosphere. It is open to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th year Predoctoral students and Graduate students in the UW School of Dentistry.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

  1. Analyze ethical dilemmas
  2. Identify ethical dilemmas in Biomedical research
  3. Identify conflicts of interest

Date last updated: 2017-2-21

DENT 550

Directed Studies in Dentistry – SURF/Research Elective

Credits: variable (25 max)
Faculty: various faculty

This is an independent study course in which meeting times and projects are arranged directly with faculty members.

DENT 550 is directed toward students who have completed a SURF program summer research fellowship and wish to obtain additional course credit subsequent to quarter(s) after they have completed their SURF project. After completion of their SURF project students may continue in that particular area of research pursued earlier, or complete a publication quality manuscript under the faculty mentor’s supervision.

DENTEL 530

Research Methods Seminar

Credits: 1
Course Director: Chung
Quarters/Yr of Program: Spring/1, 2, 3, 4
Limit: 20

Course Description

This course reviews the following aspects of research methods: development of hypotheses, study design, sample selection, measurement, choice of statistical tests and research ethics. The course is intended for students conducting basic or clinical research projects (see Directed Studies page); discussion of each topic centers on students’ own research projects. All SURF participants will be registered by the Office of Student Services.

Objectives

At the completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe the research question, study design, research subjects, types of measures and methods used in their research project.
  2. Explain the reasons choosing a particular design, measure, method, etc.
  3. Discuss basic principles of research ethics and how these principles apply to issues in their own projects.

Students must have been accepted for research to enroll.

*last updated: 11/21/2017