ADEA Washington Update

ADEA Submits Comments on NIDCR’s Proposed Research Initiatives

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The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) submitted comments to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) on Fiscal Year 2017 Proposed Research Initiatives. ADEA requested that... Click Here To Read More

NIDCR Residency in Dental Public Health

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On Aug. 3, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) opened the application cycle for its postdoctoral Residency Program in Dental Public Health.

The program emphasizes oral disease prevention, health promotion and research training tailored to the interests of individual residents. Experiences in public... Click Here To Read More

September 2015 - Federal Agency Meeting Notices

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    National Institutes of Health
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Date:   Sept. 10, 2015.
Time:   8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern... Click Here To Read More

ADA’s 70th Anniversary Fluoridation Celebration and Symposium

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The American Dental Association (ADA) is hosting a fluoridation celebration and symposium on Sept. 11 and 12, 2015, in Chicago, IL. The purpose of the symposium is to:

  • Facilitate the update and transfer of current science surrounding fluoridation.
  • Allow for sharing of legislative and legal strategies as they relate to... Click Here To Read More

News from Canada: Dental Hygienists Call for Federal Leadership to Improve Oral Care Outcomes

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ADEA Advocacy Website—September 2015

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The ADEA Advocacy website is a new tool to facilitate your ability to access information on issues of importance to academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research and communicate with elected officials on issues of... Click Here To Read More

IOM Report Recommends Modernizing the GME System

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In response to requests for broad reform of the graduate medical education (GME) system, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) formed a committee in 2012 to conduct a review of GME funding, administration and disbursement. Proposed reforms to GME could impact dental education since some institutions receive GME funding for post-graduate dental... Click Here To Read More

House Approves Three Bills Tied to the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

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The House Education and Workforce Committee, members of which have initiated efforts to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA), approved three bills this summer that address separate parts of the Act. HEA is the principle federal statute on higher... Click Here To Read More

Department of Defense Revises Rules for Tuition Assistance Program

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The Department of Defense (DOD) has issued a small revision to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that educational institutions must endorse to take part in DOD’s Tuition Assistance Program. The MOU sets out the commitments between an educational institute and the DOD.... Click Here To Read More

New Financial Aid Guidance Following Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

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On July 24, the Department of Education released two Dear Colleague letters that provide financial aid guidance following the Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling that struck down portions of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the federal law that restricted the terms marriage and spouse to heterosexual couples. 

The ... Click Here To Read More