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EAGB Friday Fun Fact: The First Dental School in the World was Founded in Baltimore

It’s time for EAGB Friday Fun Fact

Did you know that the first dental school in the world was founded in Baltimore? In 1840 the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery was chartered by the General Assembly of Maryland and was the birthplace of the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. It is known as the first dental college in the world. The College is still in existence today and is part of University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSD) five professional graduate level schools. UMSD is the only dental school in the Region and Maryland. https://www.dental.umaryland.edu/about/history/

An important element of Greater Baltimore's economic success is the strength of its Healthcare and Higher Ed institutions. Baltimore and its surrounding counties is a world leader in nearly every aspect of the healthcare industry and provides the ideal "college town" experience for almost 300,000 students each year. From world-class educational institutions, to a rich quality of life, to the Region's plethora of high-skilled job and internship opportunities, the Region continues to attract top talent from across the United States and around the world. Learn more about the thriving industries, here: https://www.greaterbaltimore.org/data/our-industries.


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