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Salvador, Brazil

Bahia School of Dentistry


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Bahia School of Dentistry is one of South America’s top dental schools, located in a picturesque, beach resort city. It is part of the Federal University of Bahia, which was one of the first universities in Brazil and has become the top scientific and educational institute of the nation’s central coast. While externs complete their coursework, they will have the opportunity to visit a remote dental clinic in the Brazilian jungle. Salvador, home to 2.5 million people, is the second most popular tourist destination in Brazil and is famous for its nightlife, arts and cultural heritage.

DATES

Sept. 7 through Sept. 23, 2012

CONTACT

For more information about this externship, contact Dr. Bernard Levy at 410-706-7342 or blevy@umaryland.edu

FAST FACTS: Brazil

Location: eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean

Population: 201.1 million

Capital: Brasilia

Official language: Portuguese

Climate: tropical