Ph.D. in Oral Biology with Orofacial Pain focus
Ph.D. in Oral Biology with a focus in Orofacial Pain
Ph.D. programs and post-doctoral research positions are offered through the Oral Biology Program at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Funding is available through the individual faculty's research projects. This program offers a five-year combined research and clinical program as well as post-doctoral training. Candidates with United States citizenship or permanent residency status may qualify for government funding from the NIH/NIDCR supported Minnesota Craniofacial Research Program (MinnCResT). In this program the student would attend clinic leading to a certificate in Orofacial Pain, no longer than four years, and complete Ph.D. coursework and thesis research concurrently for an estimated period of five years. Please contact Ann Hagen, Assistant Program Director, or Dr. Raj Gopalakrishnan, Program Director, regarding the Oral Biology Program. Please contact Dr. Mark Herzberg, Director, regarding the MinnCResT program.