Bulletin of Dental Education

Photo Recap: 2014 ADEA Fall Meetings

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The 2014 ADEA Fall Meetings, held October 23–25 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, featured engaging plenary speakers who touched on the importance of diversity and inclusion.

ADEA Can Assist Your Institution with Holistic Review

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ADEA offers many resources to assist institutions in implementing holistic review, including holistic review workshops.

Celebrating Diversity at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

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Each spring, the family at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry comes together for Bridge Builders, one of the most anticipated and festive events of the year.

Temple University Launches Project ENGAGE

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The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, is launching Project ENGAGE, a $1.75 million initiative designed to improve children’s access to oral health care.

Apply for the Dental Pipeline Learning Institute 2013 Cohort

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For more than a decade, the dental education community’s Dental Pipeline effort has addressed limited access to oral care in underserved populations by recruiting and admitting dental students from underrepresented communities. ADEA, in partnership with the University of the Pacific

What Lies Ahead for Health Reform

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By Nicole Fauteux At this year’s 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, Peter Damiano, D.D.S., Director of the Public Policy Center and Professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, discussed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

ADEA's Advocacy Update - Winter 2011

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Thanks to concerns raised by ADEA, the American Dental Association (ADA), and other oral health organizations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its decision to downgrade the Division of Oral Health (DOH). On January 14, 2011, ADEA Executive Director Richard W. Valachovic wrote to CDC Director Thomas Frieden and stated that “we strongly believe that DOH’s role should be preserved and the division should not be placed under the Division of Adult and Community Health where the issue of oral health care will have to compete with other pressing health issues.”

ADA Seeking Faculty Volunteers for Developing Tanzanian Curriculum

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The American Dental Association (ADA), in cooperation with Health Volunteers Overseas, is assisting dental faculty at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in developing programs to provide chair-side instruction and lectures to undergraduate and advanced dental education students, as well as continuing education for the faculty.

Delta Dental Grant Supports IU Sealant Program for Underserved Children

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The Delta Dental Foundation has given the Indiana University (IU) School of Dentistry a $50,000 grant to operate the university’s Seal Indiana mobile program. The initiative brings vital preventative dental care to Indiana children in key underserved areas while enabling dental students to help alleviate disparities in access to healthcare. Gifts from the foundation to the school now total $250,000.

RWJF Expands Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program to Include Dentistry

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One of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s longest running national programs, the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP), will offer support to dental scholars starting with its 2012 application period. For more than 25 years,  AMFDP has fostered diversity among U.S. medical school faculty, and that well-known program will now work to do the same among dental school faculty.

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