ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Winter 2013: Cultural Competency

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Cultural Competency: Dr. Eugene L. Anderson, ADEA Chief Policy Officer and Managing Vice President

Guest Perspective: Exploring the Cultural Evolution, Dr.... Click Here To Read More

Guest Perspective: Exploring the Cultural Evolution

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By Dr. Anthony Palatta, Senior Director for Educational Program Development, ADEA

Before assuming my current responsibilities eight months ago, I served as the cultural competency instructor at a dental school. In that role, I found that helping students learn about culture is often fraught with resistance. Faculty members are... Click Here To Read More

Campus Spotlight: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

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By Nicole Fauteux

If teaching cultural competency is challenging on any campus, then teaching it at a Christian school founded to serve its faith adherents should be especially challenging, right? Well, maybe, and maybe not.

Loma Linda University (LLU), located 60 miles east of Los Angeles,... Click Here To Read More

Educator Spotlight: Dr. Stuart Schrader

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By Nicole Fauteux

Historically, people with cognitive, hearing or visual impairments have been directed to seek out a special care dentist or a dental school for their oral health needs. Do these referrals occur because general dentists lack the dental knowledge and skills to treat these patients? In some cases, yes, but more often... Click Here To Read More