predoctoral

pre·doc·tor·al

 (prē-dŏk′tər-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or engaged in advanced academic study in preparation for a doctorate: predoctoral course work; a predoctoral student.

predoctoral

(priːˈdɒktərəl)
adj
1. (Education) of or pertaining to academic work or research undertaken prior to or in preparation for receiving a doctorate
2. (Education) (of a person) undertaking predoctoral work
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As a pioneer in digital dentistry education and clinical care, TCDM offers a four-year predoctoral program and a 117-chair dental clinic that provides affordable dental services to more than 400 patients a day.
The State Research Agency has also published the provisional resolution of the 'Juan de la Cierva-Training' grants for the hiring of young doctors for a period of two years, so that they complete their postdoctoral research training in centers of Spanish R&D other than those in which they completed their predoctoral training.
Huber received his PhD in molecular genetics from the Washington University School of Medicine and held predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships at the National Institutes of Health.
Included are predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees, junior investigators establishing their independent programs, and clinicians and fellows pursuing additional training for a career in research.
The work was funded by the Medical Research Council and Onassis Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.
As a predoctoral research fellow at the Amerind Foundation, Gerald excavated the Davis Ranch Site in Arizona in 1957, and 60 years later, the results of his work are finally fully published.
Mel Boeyer, predoctoral orthopedic research fellow and coauthor of the study, notes, "The timing for the treatments of these conditions is a critical component to a good outcome.
Recognizing the important potential contribution of dental hygienists, the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) included the profession in the grant funding opportunity, "Predoctoral Pediatric Training in General Dentistry and Dental Hygiene." The HRSA workforce training grant program description "is to enhance clinical pediatric predoctoral dental and dental hygiene training focusing on children ages 0-5 to improve the oral health of vulnerable, underserved, and rural populations." (1)
From 1980 through 1992, she served as a Clinical Professor of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, teaching clinical and didactic treatment planning, radiology and oral facial genetics to predoctoral and postdoctoral students and dentists.
For nonclinicians, predoctoral degree training at the masters and doctoral levels is often funded by government fellowships, publicly and privately funded research assistantships, and University-sponsored teaching assistantships.
Government Accountability Office and a predoctoral fellow at the Harvard University Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity.