Oral Health is Global Health

Investigator: John Greenspan, BDS, PhD

Location(s): Nepal; Cambodia; Viet Nam; Philippines; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Peru; Haiti; Jamaica; Micronesia; Vanuatu


This program is led by the Associate Dean for Global Oral Health, Dr. John S. Greenspan. Its mission is the improvement of oral and craniofacial health worldwide. The goals for the Global Oral Health program include building, strengthening and coordinating our activities in global oral health, developing and supporting programs of excellence in global oral health sciences and international health within the School, and interacting with UCSF campus, system wide and other initiatives in global health. These include educational, research and community/public service program.