ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Spring 2018: Social Determinants of Health

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In this issue of the ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger, we expand upon the concept of person-centered care by exploring the social determinants of health: those factors outside a person’s biological make-up or disease state that influence their health status.  

Recent research affirms what pioneering... Click Here To Read More

Summer 2016: Holistic Review

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In 2014, Urban Universities for HEALTH released a report as part of a national study on university admissions practices in the health professions. Among its findings: Dental schools led the health professions, with 93% self-reporting that they used holistic review to evaluate candidates for... Click Here To Read More

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Campus Spotlight: Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

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By Deb Werrlein

What can a winemaker contribute to dentistry? Sandra Bolivar, J.D., Assistant Dean of Admissions, Diversity and Student Life at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC (Ostrow SOD), found herself considering this question as she interviewed a young... Click Here To Read More

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Campus Spotlight: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry

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By Janet Hulstrand

Over the past 10 years, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry (UNC SOD) has had one of the highest percentages of African-American students enrolled in a U.S. dental school. And with the exception of dental schools affiliated with... Click Here To Read More

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