Allied dental educators will learn about the accreditation process, prepare for accreditation site
visits and become familiar with the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) allied dental education standards and
The call for abstracts for poster and oral presentations is now open for the 5th American Dental
Education Association (ADEA) International Women’s Leadership Conference (ADEA IWLC), taking place September 14-16,
2014, in Barcelona, Spain.
Don’t miss the next Interprofessional Education (IPE) Workshop, “Bringing IPE Home,” taking place April
24–25 in Chicago, IL.
Early last month, nearly 600 students in the University of Washington (UW) health sciences schools
formed teams and discussed the fictitious case of patient “Gregory,” a 31-year-old male seen in the UW Dental Urgent
Care Clinic for tooth pain.
More than 500 volunteers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry (UAB SOD),
the UAB School of Nursing, Cahaba Valley Health Care and other local dentists, health agencies and companies cared
for more than 350 people recently as part of the first UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day.
To expose future dentists to careers in research, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial
Research (NICDR) offers an outstanding summer training opportunity in its intramural research labs for dental
Journal of Dental Education, Volume 78, Number 1, January 2014
Don’t miss this opportunity to take advantage of ongoing learning from the 2013 ADEA Annual Session &
The ADEAGies Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 William J. Gies Awards for
Vision, Innovation and Achievement (Gies Awards).
Jeanne Craig Sinkford, D.D.S., Ph.D., FACD, FICO, was presented with the Outstanding Lifetime
Achievement Award by the Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).