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Dr. Kamran Awan Appointed AADOCR Committee on Diversity and Inclusion Chair

Dr. Kamran Awan is the Program Director of the College of Graduate Studies MS in Biomedical Sciences program, and Associate Professor with Roseman University’s College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Awan was recently appointed as the Chair of the AADOCR (American Association of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research) Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. The role is to lead the efforts to develop programs for promoting diversity and inclusion within AADOCR and the dental, oral, and craniofacial research workforce and to explore policy statements on racism and discrimination.

What is CDI?

The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion highlights the diversity of the dental, oral, and craniofacial research workforce and brings visibility to the contributions of researchers from underrepresented groups. AADOCR members from diverse backgrounds complete research and change dentistry every day.

About Roseman University of Health Sciences

Founded in Henderson, Nevada in 1999, Roseman University of Health Sciences is a non-profit, private institution of higher learning training the next generation of undergraduate and graduate-level health care professionals that serve, collaborate and set new standards in their communities and within their professions. With campuses in Henderson and Summerlin (Las Vegas), Nevada and South Jordan, Utah, the University is comprised of the College of Dental Medicine, offering an Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics/MBA residency and Doctor of Dental Medicine program; College of Pharmacy, offering a Doctor of Pharmacy and Professional Continuing Education; College of Nursing, offering an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner; College of Graduate Studies offering a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences. Roseman University of Health Sciences will also offer a Doctor of Medicine through its College of Medicine, once it becomes accredited. More than 6,500 Roseman graduates care for patients, conduct research, and engage in public health and policy in Nevada, Utah, and across the country. Roseman University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.