Bulletin of Dental Education

UMDNJ and Rutgers University Merge Creating New Health Sciences Institute

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Leaders across New Jersey welcomed a new era in higher education July 1, 2013, as the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act became effective. The Act integrates most of the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey into Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, including University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School (UMDNJ).

The dental school is now officially the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. The school’s leadership recommended the new name to reflect that dentistry is a profession founded in biomedical science. The new name more closely aligns with today’s dental education and practice.

Welcome to the New Bulletin of Dental Education

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Welcome to the new Bulletin of Dental Education! We’ve made a few exciting changes to the bimonthly newsletter featuring the latest from the dental community.

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

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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,

Call for Nominations for ADEA Chair-elect of the Board [June 2013]

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ADEA members are invited to nominate candidates for the Association’s 2014 15 Chair elect of the Board. The ADEA Nominating Committee consists of the ADEA Immediate Past Chair Dr. Gerald N. Glickman, and the seven ADEA Board Directors. The nominations

ADEA MDFD Award to Fund Four Dental Hygiene Academic Community Partnerships

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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded a $400,000 grant to the ADEA Minority Dental Faculty Development (ADEA MDFD) program to enhance the formation of academic and community partnerships for dental health professionals, and ultimately reduce oral health disparities for vulnerable children

Engaging Other Professions in the Fight Against Dental Disease

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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

Around the Dental Education Community - June 2013

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Excellence Day Showcases School Achievements in Clinic, Research and Community Service On May 29 University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry students, faculty, staff and invited guests could be found celebrating and showcasing achievements in the areas

A Rounded View of Student Debt

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By Nicole Fauteux “We’re number 1 ” joked Robert Hann at the start of his talk. Mr. Hann, who will soon be graduating from the  University of Southern California Ostrow School of Dentistry  (USC), appeared to be boasting, but in

Tucker Carlson Shines in This Year’s Political Spotlight

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By Nicole Fauteux ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition attendees look forward to each year’s Political Spotlight for its entertainment value as well as for enlightenment, and this year’s presenter did not disappoint. Tucker Carlson, political correspondent and conservative commentator on

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)
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