George E. Jenkins, DMD

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Overview

Dr. George Jenkins graduated from Seton Hall University in 1995. He went on to New Jersey Dental School, where he earned his DMD in 1999. He completed a General Practice Residency in 2000 and an Oral Medicine Fellowship in 2002, both at New Jersey Dental School. Dr. Jenkins also completed the Executive Masters of Heath Administration at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in 2016. Currently, Dr. Jenkins is clinical faculty in the triage/radiology clinic, instructing 3rd and 4th year dental students.

Dr. Jenkins is a nationally recognized author and motivational speaker. He travels the country extensively, giving presentations at high schools, universities, and hospitals. Dr. Jenkins has co-authored three books, two of which were New York Times best sellers. He is also co-founder of The Three Doctors Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2000. He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, including a congressional record from the United States Congress.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, 1995 Biology, Seton Hall University
  • DMD, 1999 Dentistry, University of New Jersey Medical and Dental
  • 2016 Master of Health Administration, Columbia University School of Public Health
  • Residency: 2000 University of New Jersey Medical and Dental
  • Fellowship: 2002 University of New Jersey Medical and Dental

Honors & Awards

National Medical Association Scroll of Merit- Community Service

National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award and Museum Exhibit Induction

Essence Award

NY Times best seller- The Pact

NY Times best seller- We Beat the Street