Bulletin of Dental Education

Upcoming ADEA/AAL Institute for Allied Health Educators Program: Advances in Educational Methods [May 2011]

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After the success of January’s ADEA/AAL Institute for Allied Health Educators online program, ADEA again is partnering with the Academy for Academic Leadership to present another ADEA/AAL IAHE distance learning program in June: Advances in Educational Methods for Allied Health Educators.

Professor Strives to Improve Jordanian Dental Hygiene on Fulbright Grant

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Prof. Michele L. Darby, Chair of the Gene W. Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene at Old Dominion University, is spending much of the first half of 2010 as a Fulbright Scholar in Irbid, Jordan. In collaboration with Jordan University of Science and Technology, Professor Darby is teaching students and assisting faculty and administrators in achieving education standards similar to those in the United States.

Short Takes - June 2010

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News from Dental Schools

Special Allied Dental Education Coverage

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Soon the community will gather for the 2010 ADEA Invitational Allied Dental Education Summit and the 43rd Annual National ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors' Conference, both taking place this month in Broomfield, Colorado. Look for coverage of these events and other news of interest to allied dental educators in upcoming issues of the Bulletin of Dental Education Online.

Teaching Dental Hygiene Students Effective Behavioral Changes Techniques

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In a fast-paced clinical atmosphere, dental hygienists only have a few minutes to counsel patients on good oral health behaviors. The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) has integrated a counseling technique into its dental hygiene curriculum that has evidence of positively effecting behavioral changes.

Get Ready for the 43rd Annual National ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors' Conference(1)

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Join fellow allied dental program directors June 12-15, 2010, at the Omni Interlocken in Broomfield, Colorado, for the 43rd Annual National ADEA Allied Dental Program Directors' Conference.

Societal Changes Affect Diversity in Dental, Allied Dental, and Advanced Dental Education

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Medical Association and vice chair of the AMA’s Board of Trustees, addressed key ADEA leaders on increasing diversity in the health care professions on January 27 in Washington, DC.

ADEA's Membership Now Open...Wider

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It’s official! The American Dental Education Association’s Open Membership System roared to life at 9 a.m. on January 2 when ADEA kicked off its “Open…Wider” Campaign.

Wilder Named Editor-In-Chief of Journal of Dental Hygiene

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The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) has named Rebecca S. Wilder, RDH, B.S., M.S. editor-in-chief of the Journal of Dental Hygiene effective this month.

CDHP and AAPD Partner on $1 Million Perinatal Oral Health Project

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The Children’s Dental Health Project (CDHP) will administer a $1 million grant received by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) to improve the oral health of pregnant women and young children, including those in Early Head Start, WID, and other maternal and child health populations. The grant, “Improving Perinatal Oral Health,” was awarded to the AAPD by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau through its Partnership to Promote Maternal and Child Health program.

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