T-COHR Training in Craniofacial & Oral Health Research

T-COHR is an integrated research training program based in the Center for Oral Health Research (COHR), a University Center of Research Excellence in the College of Dental Medicine. The program engages faculty and trainees in other disciplines and departments in the Colleges of Medicine, Graduate Studies, Nursing, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine at MUSC, the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University, and the Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Our mission is to offer mentored research training opportunities at the interface of oral health, craniofacial biology and bioengineering. T-COHR provides strong curriculum and thematic research experiences in an integrative framework that emphasizes mentoring, scientific advancement, academic career development, craftsmanship, and productivity.

The primary components of T-COHR are:

Contact Us

Program Director
Hai Yao, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
MSC 507
173 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
yaoh@musc.edu
843-876-2380

Program Co-Director
Michael Kern, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
MSC 508
173 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
kernmj@musc.edu
843-792-1774