ADEA State Update

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements Gets Started

State Policy, Education | Permanent link
The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) is a new initiative that creates interstate reciprocity in the regulation of postsecondary distance education. The initiative brings together the four regional higher education compacts—the Midwestern... Click Here To Read More

Cities and States Continue to Tackle E-Cigarettes

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New York City
On December 18, New York City Council’s Committee on Health voted 9-1 to approve legislation prohibiting the use of electronic... Click Here To Read More

Des Moines, IA, Discusses Water Fluoridation

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At the December 3 Board of Water Works Trustees’ Planning Committee meeting, Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) staff announced the utility, which serves approximately 500,000 customers in Central Iowa, will continue community water... Click Here To Read More

Missouri Hires a State Dental Director

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Missouri has hired B. Ray Storm, D.D.S., M.B.A., to serve as the new state dental director. The position had been vacant since 2003. Dr. Storm will lead and coordinate statewide efforts to address oral health for the Missouri... Click Here To Read More

State Policy Updates January 2014

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Vermont

On December 19, Sen. Kevin Mullin (R-VT) pre-filed S.B. 235. The bill authorizes a community dental health coordination pilot project and seeks to expand dental education in classroom settings.... Click Here To Read More

Dental Program Spotlight: New Hampshire

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Although the state of New Hampshire has 12 federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), only two have on-site dental facilities. As a result, the state has been exploring new ways to provide dental care to low-income residents.

In 2000, public health dental hygienists began providing dental care to students in school-based dental... Click Here To Read More

ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking Map January 2014

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For additional information on state legislation affecting academic dentistry, please visit the ADEA United States Interactive Legislative Tracking map. The map is updated daily and will allow members to... Click Here To Read More

ADEA AGR Twitter Account January 2014

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For additional information on issues affecting academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research in Congress, federal agencies and state legislatures, please follow ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations on Twitter at ADEAAGR; there is much to “tweet” about.

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Save the Date: April 8, 2014, is ADEA/AADR Hill Day January 2014

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Please save the date, April 8, 2014, for the next American Dental Education Association/American Association for Dental Research, ADEA/AADR Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. The event will take place in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2168 from 8:00 a.m. to noon. This one day event has been designed to provide the dental... Click Here To Read More

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Reimbursement Program Grant January 2014

Funding, Call for Submissions | Permanent link
The Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau, is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2014, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Dental Reimbursement Program (DRP).  The purpose of the grant program is to improve access to oral health care services for patients with HIV and to train dental and dental hygiene students and... Click Here To Read More
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