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School of Dental Medicine

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1899

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine was established in 1868 as Boston Dental College. It was incorporated into Tufts College in 1899. The school is located on the Tufts Boston Campus.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine was established in 1868 as Boston Dental College. It was incorporated into Tufts College in 1899. Although founded as a school to educate students from New England, today Tufts is renowned throughout the United States and the world as a center for academic and clinical excellence. Tufts boasts over 6,900 alumni composed of individuals from all fifty states and thirty-nine countries. The majority of the alumni outside of the USA have completed an Advanced Education Certificate program. Students receive a comprehensive education emphasizing the importance of didactic coursework, clinical experience, and practice management that prepares them to enter the work force as confident, proficient clinicians.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Washington St., looking south

 Item — Box: 6
Call Number: UA225.004.001.00005.00150
Scope and Contents: This series contains slides created and collected by Dr. Henry H. Banks as part of his research for his historical book celebrating the centennial of the School of Medicine, "A Century of Excellence: The History of Tufts University School of Medicine 1893-1993." There are images of the School of Medicine, its staff and students. There are also slides highlighting statistics about the School tuition, enrollment, loans, and financial aid from the 1980s and 1990s.
Dates: 1893 -- 1993