The School of Dentistry has an active recruitment program to encourage and assist qualified minority students, particularly those from under-represented groups in the dental profession, to pursue careers in dentistry. Native Americans, African Americans and Hispanics are strongly encouraged to seek admission to the school.  Students desiring information should contact John Cottrell or cottrellj@umkc.edu, the Director of Minority Recruitment and Special Programs within the Office of Student Programs (816) 235-2080.