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UCSF nabs nearly $21 million to cut dental care gap between rich and poor kids
San Francisco Business Times

UC San Francisco has won nearly $21 million in funding from the federal National Insitutues of Health to help reduce disparities in dental health between rich and poor children. The funding, which goes to the UCSF School of Dentistry, is made up of three “up to five years each” research grants. They are part of a broader NIH effort to “eliminate inequities in access to care” and improve kids’ oral health, especially in poor and minority populations that often lag in access to care and quality of care.