Patricia Blanton, DDS, PhD
College of Dental Medicine
The research foci within the department includes:
The MUSC Center for Oral Health Research (COHR) has provided a major impetus for developing a sustainable oral/craniofacial research center based in the College of Dental Medicine.
Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) and the Summer Health Professionals (SHP) are a National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)-funded programs that provides a 10-week research training experience in Craniofacial and Oral Health for talented students.
MUSC’s dual degree Dentist Scientist Training Program (DSTP) begins with 1 year of dental school, followed by ~4 years of research, and then the final 3 years of the dental school curriculum.