a.t. still university http://kbia.org en New interprofessional school integrates medical and dental students http://kbia.org/post/new-interprofessional-school-integrates-medical-and-dental-students <p>Many universities are divided into emphasis areas to allow students to focus on their specific studies, but A. T. Still University in Kirksville&nbsp;is not. Their administrative faculty realized different emphasis areas work together to strengthen each other.</p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:24:08 +0000 Stephanie Kawula 42813 at http://kbia.org New interprofessional school integrates medical and dental students PM Newscast for October 2, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-october-2-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Rep. Hartzler wants her salary withheld</li><li>New dental school opens in Kirksville</li><li>Wiley House shelter sees increase in overnight stays</li></ul> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:31:20 +0000 Casey Morell 41492 at http://kbia.org New dental school opens in Kirksville http://kbia.org/post/new-dental-school-opens-kirksville <p>A new Kirksville dental school is seeking to ease a shortage of dentists in Missouri.</p><p>The Columbia Missourian reports that the Missouri School of Dentistry &amp; Oral Health opened Tuesday at A.T. Still University. The only other dental school in the state is at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.</p><p>The new dental school&#39;s initial class of 42 includes only nine Missouri residents. But the school hopes that its health center placement program will persuade many of them to remain in state.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:03:35 +0000 Associated Press 41475 at http://kbia.org New dental school opens in Kirksville New dental school targets Missouri's dentist shortage http://kbia.org/post/new-dental-school-targets-missouris-dentist-shortage <p>About 20 percent of Missourians live in areas where there aren&#39;t enough dentists, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In Kirksville, the A.T. Still University is tackling the problem by building a new school of dentistry, which, in a few years, will be graduating dozens of new dentists each year.</p><p class="Radiotrax"><o:p></o:p></p><p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 21:08:48 +0000 Jacob Fenston 16617 at http://kbia.org New dental school targets Missouri's dentist shortage