Pamela Zarkowski, M.P.H., J.D., received the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) Distinguished Service Award during the 2011 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in San Diego, California. The award recognizes significant contributions to education, research, and ADEA.
This dynamic session focused on the growing interest in adding a new oral health professional to the dental workforce and reported on the educational plan recommended by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD). The report of this panel will be released in April in the American Journal of Dental Public Health.
Is love on the horizon for Ashley Hebert, a fourth-year dental student at the University of Pennsylvania? Ashley recently competed with 24 other contestants on The Bachelor and is now slated to be the star of the next installment of The Bachelorette, premiering May 23.
The International Dentist Program (IDP) at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD) achieved its 25th anniversary this year—a milestone that was celebrated during the School of Dentistry’s 51st Alumni Student Convention.
Creighton University has named Mark A. Latta, D.M.D., M.S., Associate Dean for Research and Professor of General Dentistry, as Dean of the School of Dentistry effective July 1, 2011. Dr. Latta, who has been on the Creighton faculty since 1995, becomes the 18th dean of the school since its founding in 1905. He succeeds Wayne W. Barkmeier, D.D.S., M.S., who will support the transition and continue as a Professor of General Dentistry.