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Alfred Owre, College of Dental Medicine Dean, 1927-1933

5 minutes reading time

Alfred Owre, who served as Dean of the College of Dental Medicine, 1927-1933, arrived at Columbia with much promise only to leave in a cloud of controversy a few years later.  Perhaps no other leader of the University’s health sciences schools has had such a tumultuous tenure.

“First Among Equals”: The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 1916-2016 – A Centennial Exhibit

2 minutes reading time

The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine opened a century ago this fall with two students sharing cramped quarters with the medical school.  It was only the fourth university-affiliated dental school in the country.