Module 1: Global Trends

Welcome to Module 1: Global Trends

This module introduces global disease and demographic trends and considers the health implications, including oral health. It is designed to be interactive and highly visual, encouraging students to think critically about population data and draw inferences from data visualizations and graphics.

"Module 1: Global Trends" Instructor Materials

"Module 1: Global Trends" Learner Materials

Module 1 Learner Materials

Learner Guide
Learner Notes and References
Video Transcript

Please note: As mentioned in the For the Learner Video, a supplemental video is included with this Module for your enjoyment.

Module 1 Learner Video

Supplemental Video

Supplemental Video

Additional Materials

For your reference, we have included information about the authors and editors of this project, as well as a course syllabus and FAQ.

Please note: Links to references are provided in the module guides whenever available; otherwise, an individual or institutional subscription may be required; due to copywrite issues, we are unable to directly provide these references on our website.

Suggested Citation for Module 1

Colburn C., Seymour B. Module 1: Global Trends. In: Toward Competency-Based Best Practices for Global Health in Dental Education: A Global Health Starter Kit. Edited by Seymour B., Cho J., and Barrow J. A project of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Global Oral Health Interest Group; 2018. Available at: