Research Training & Career Development Branch

The Research Training and Career Development Branch oversees and coordinates the Institute's programs for extramural fellowships, training grants, career development awards, dental school curriculum development grants, NIH loan repayment awards and diversity supplements.  The overall purpose for all of these programs is to ensure an adequate number of talented, well-prepared and diverse investigators to conduct dental, oral and craniofacial research in the Institute's scientific priority areas.

Grant programs include: