Dr. Lawrence A. Tabak, Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), addressed a packed room about funding opportunities created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
The ADEA AADSAS application service invites dental schools to participate in a new criminal background check (CBC) initiative. Following a model in use by the AAMC and the PharmCAS, ADEA AADSAS and Certiphi Screening, Inc., present dental schools with a streamlined and straightforward process to meet their university requirements.
Two years ago, ADEA entered the national debate on reforming the U.S. health care system. On March 21, the U.S. House of Representatives approved health care reform legislation (H.R. 3590 and H.R. 4872) that will effect significant change in our health care system.
Dental educators and administrators gathered at a Monday, March 1, symposium to discuss the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Panelists from four institutions saw two major challenges: what data should be collected to provide evidence of contribution and who should complete the evaluation.
All ADEA members are invited to nominate candidates for the Association's 2011-12 President-elect. The ADEA Nominating Committee consists of the ADEA Immediate Past President, Dr. Ronald J. Hunt, and the seven ADEA Vice Presidents.
Dental school deans met February 26, 2010, at the ADEA/W.K. Kellogg Minority Dental Faculty Development (ADEA/WKKF MDFD) Capstone Meeting in Washington, DC. The Capstone Meeting featured keynote speaker Dr. Reed V. Tuckson, former President of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and current Executive Vice President at United Health Group.
ADEA member Dr. Srilata Bagchi, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), is one of several UIC College of Dentistry faculty performing ground-breaking research on oral cancer.
Returning in June 2010 with all-new material, the American Dental Education Association/Academy for Academic Leadership Institute for Allied Health Educators (ADEA/AAL IAHE) will provide you with the latest advances in assessments and educational methods and offer you 20 CE credits in an enjoyable online format.
Over 400 potential students came to the 2010 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition to hear what dental school is like, get admissions tips from health advisors from the mid-Atlantic region, and visit with more than 30 schools from across the country.
Collaboration between University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and San Francisco's Project Homeless Connect (PHC) is making a difference in the health of many underserved people.