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The Evolving Pipeline of Hispanic Dentists in the United States

Date: 20170801Research Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Diversity

This study examines the trends in Hispanic/Latino (H/L) dentists’ education and pathways to practice; analyzes practice patterns of H/L dentists by pathway; and describes the licensure and educational environment for foreign-trained dentists (FTDs), with a focus on opportunities to enhance workforce diversity and improve access to care for both underserved and H/L populations.

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Underrepresented Minority Dentists: Quantifying Their Numbers and Characterizing the Communities They Serve

Date: 20170324Research Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Diversity

The purpose of this study was to quantify the shortage of underrepresented minority (URM) dentists and their contributions to health equity by examining practice patterns in relation to characteristics of the communities they serve.

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Behavioral Health Workforce Challenges: Recruitment, Retention, and Work Environment

Date: 20160901Research Center: Behavioral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Behavioral Health, Diversity

The purpose of this study is to assess work environment factors that may impact recruitment, retention, job satisfaction, and diversity of the behavioral health workforce.

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