CCI Liaison Ledger

Educator Spotlight: Dr. Gary L. Stafford, Marquette University School of Dentistry

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Leave it to an ADEA CCI Liaison to find an ingenious way of engaging part-time faculty in evidence-based decision-making—a way so ingenious, in fact, that it also speeds curricular change, streamlines improvements in the clinic, and promotes a culture of trust.

Educator Spotlight: Dr. John D. Rugh, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School

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Bring up the topic of teaching evidence-based dentistry (EBD), and it won’t be long before someone mentions CATs, and once the conversation turns to CATs, the name Dr. Rugh is almost sure to follow.

Educator Spotlight: Dr. Jessica Y. Lee

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When it comes to dental caries in very young children, Jessica Y. Lee, D.D.S., M.P.H., draws a blunt conclusion. "Dental cavities in young children are preventable," she insists. "The disconnect in the way we communicate with our patients and what they understand is the problem."

Educator Spotlight: Prof. Maxine Janis

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The need for more Native American health professionals who, in her words, could "reach to the depth of healing for our people" has kept Maxine Janis focused on recruiting Native American students into higher education since she herself entered the academic arena.
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