dentistry 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 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