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Evaluation of a Program for Training Dentists in the Care of Handicapped Patients

Campbell, Joel T.; Esser, Barbara F.; Flaugher, Ronald L.
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ETS Research Report
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Dentists, Disabilities, Medical Education, Program Evaluation, Training Programs


In 1973 the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced a program for improving and expanding dental education concerning treatment of the handicapped. Selected dental schools would receive funding during the years 1974 to 1978. Of the forty dental schools submitting proposals, eleven were selected by a committee of the American Fund for Dental Health to receive the funding. Educational Testing Service was asked to undertake an evaluation of the program, to determine its effectiveness in achieving the stated goals. Separate sections of this report detail results from the data gathered on students in school as well as that from the follow-up surveys. (69pp.)

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