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Dental School Rotations in Five Michigan Communities

Program Type: Local Effort - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results.

Five community health centers signed with University of Michigan Dental School to rotate dental students, dental hygiene students and dental residents into their centers to treat Medicaid beneficiaries. In FY 2000-2001, 146 students rotated through the centers treating an additional 8,600 Medicaid clients. All five centers hired dentists who rotated through the program.

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Name: Christian Farrell
Site or Location Name: University of Michigan Dental Schools Partnership with Community Health Centers (Practice #25002)
Michigan Department of Community Health, 400 S. Pine St., P.O. Box 30479
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 5173355129