ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Educator Spotlight: Jacquelyn L. Fried, RDH, M.S.

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How did Jacquelyn L. Fried, RDH, M.S., come to oversee the nation's only entry-level baccalaureate degree dental hygiene program with a didactic curriculum that is entirely online? The answer lies in the confluence of a high-tech university dental school, its mission to bring care to the state's underserved, and her desire to extend university-based dental hygiene education to students outside the state's urban core.

Educator Spotlight: Dr. Frederick G. More

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The first year that New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry offered "Diversity, Attitude and Health Beliefs," the course elicited shrugs and blank faces. At least that's the recollection of its creator, Dr. Frederick G. More, a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Health Promotion and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

Educator Spotlight: Students Shaping Dental Education

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If anyone still thinks of students as passive recipients of their educational experience, this issue of the ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger should dispel that notion. As change and innovation become the norm at more and more of our institutions, students are taking the initiative to bring about the changes they desire.

Educator Spotlight: Dr. Amul H. Singh

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Dr. Amul H. Singh was happily ensconced at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry when he encountered an all-too-familiar problem for academics: his wife was admitted to a postgraduate program at Indiana University. What to do?

Educator Spotlight: Dr. Wilhelm A. Piskorowski

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Academia is a second career for Dr. Wilhelm A. Piskorowski, Assistant Professor of Dentistry and Director of the highly respected Community and Outreach Programs at the University of Michigan (UM). Although he spent 27 years in private practice, the five short months in 2005 that he spent working part-time in a community dental clinic seem to have played a formative role in shaping his academic career.

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