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Access, Diversity, and Inclusion — May 2013

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Last year, ADEA partnered with University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry to launch the Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute (NLI), a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The project is an opportunity for dental educators and their community partners to address the problems of access and... Click Here To Read More

Advocacy and Government Relations — May 2013

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Concerned about how sequestration affects ADEA members, ADEA partnered with the American Dental Association (ADA) and American Association for Dental Research (AADR) to pen a letter to Members of Congress.

In the letter, ADEA and its partners addressed the impact on oral health practitioners' training, an area affecting 2.9... Click Here To Read More

Educational Research and Analysis — May 2013

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The ADEA Presidential Task Force on Cost & Borrowing in Dental Education report was released March 16, 2013. The report scrutinizes the complex nature of how dental schools can balance the fiscal responsibilities to their parent institution, and also the high costs involved for dental schools students in obtaining their dental degree. Each... Click Here To Read More

Institutional Capacity Building — May 2013

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Members of the ADEA Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) team are now making a nationwide push to enroll dental hygiene schools in ADEA's new Dental Hygiene Centralized Application Services (DHCAS). The centralized services, which will be available in June, provide a uniform application to numerous dental hygiene schools, and all applications... Click Here To Read More