Bulletin of Dental Education

One Week to Register for ADEA Regional Faculty Development Workshop: Bringing IPE Home

Faculty, Learning, ADEA Events and Activities | Permanent link
Registration closes next Wednesday, November 13, for the ADEA Regional Faculty Development Workshop: Bringing IPE Home.

Transitions, Appointments and Awards: Mid-September 2013 Update

Faculty, Transitions | Permanent link
Renee E. Duff, D.D.S., M.S., Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences and Division of Prosthodontics at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry (U-M SOD), has been named Assistant Dean for Student Services.

Dr. Rena N. D’Souza Named First Permanent Dean of New Dental School at University of Utah

Career, Faculty, News | Permanent link
An internationally regarded researcher and highly honored dental educator, Rena N. D’Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., has been selected as the first permanent dean of the University of Utah’s new School of Dentistry. She assumes her new role on August 1,

Engaging Other Professions in the Fight Against Dental Disease

Advocacy, Community, Faculty, General, Involvement, News | Permanent link
By Nicole Fauteux Twelve years ago, when Tracy Garland was running the Washington Dental Service Foundation, she met with the head of the state dental association to inform him about an effort to reach out to organized medicine. His advice

Student and Faculty Development in Interprofessional Education Team-based Care: Important, but Not Easy

Curriculum, Faculty, Students | Permanent link
By Laura Iverson At an educational session “Faculty Development in Interprofessional Education (IPE) Team based Care” during the 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, presenters Allan J. Formicola, D.D.S., M.S., and Brenda Zierler, Ph.D., discussed the development and current implications

Staff, Residents, and Faculty Donate Scarves to Families in Need

Community, Faculty, Students | Permanent link

Staff, faculty, and residents from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry brushed up on their knitting skills to craft scarves for clients of the St. Anthony Foundation.

2011 ADEA ADCFP Fellows and Mentors Begin Fellowship Year

Community, Faculty, Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships, Students | Permanent link

The ADEAGies Foundation/American Association of Dental Research Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program provides dental students attending all North American dental schools with the opportunity to experience firsthand the benefits and rewards of teaching.

California Dental Pipeline Program II Evaluation Symposium: Outcomes and Implications

Access, Conferences and Meetings, Faculty, Grants, Fellowships, and Scholarships, Oral Health | Permanent link

Most rural areas in California have shortages of dentists, and the state has many low-income urban communities with concentrations of racial and ethnic minorities. In response, the California Pipeline Program Phase II was implemented to reduce the disparities in access to oral health care in California. ADEA was then charged in 2007 with leading a three-year evaluation of these efforts and “bridging the gap” between California and national policy issues.

Models of Interprofessional Curriculum in Dental Education

Access, Conferences and Meetings, Curriculum, Faculty, Learning | Permanent link

At this ADEA Presidential Symposium, Dr. Sandra C. Andrieu presented three models of interprofessional education (IPE) curricula currently under way at three different dental schools. Faculty from the University of Florida, University of Minnesota, and Western University of Health Services presented their curriculum models and discussed the challenges and successes of each program.

Prof. Pamela Zarkowski Receives ADEA Distinguished Service Award

Community, Conferences and Meetings, Faculty | Permanent link

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.

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