December 11, 2013
a National Culture of Oral Health: Q & A with David Krol
Eliminating disparities in oral health education and care.
David M. Krol, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a senior program officer on the
Human Capital team, the goal of which is to develop and maintain a diverse,
well-trained workforce, and…
November 15, 2013
the Pipeline in the Silver State
An NLI grant helps Nevada advance access, diversity in oral
health care. Nevada is striking in its contrasts. Famous for high rollers and
low vices, mountain peaks and…
October 29, 2013
from the Pipeline
America’s underserved populations suffer from a dental care
deficit, and community-based dentistry is the cure. That’s the biggest
takeaway from year one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)...
October 15, 2013
the Dental Learning Pipeline in Georgia and South Carolina
Georgia and South Carolina have more than a border in common. They
also share an eye-opening statistic: Each state has only one dental
deficiency underscores a gap in access to oral health...
October 2, 2013
Growing a New Class of Oral Health Care Professionals in the
Deirdre Young, DDS, is passionate about her work. She visits a
different Detroit middle or high school weekly to share her enthusiasm and
gather new recruits, with the focus and intensity of a devout...
September 16, 2013
Culturally Sensitive Oral Health in Indian Country
The expanse of land we now know as Massachusetts, Martha’s
Vineyard and a small portion of Rhode Island was once home to a healthy,
thriving community of thousands of American Indians. The Aquinnah...
Closing The Gap
At the age of 13, Esther Lopez, DDS, knew intimately her mother’s
battle with cancer because she served as the primary translator between the
patient, a native of Ecuador, and her doctors. Even at such a...
May 17, 2013
Expanding Diversity in the Oral Health Workforce
The words we use matter. That’s why the American Dental Education
Association (ADEA) is shifting the conversation away from the “deficit model”
for recruiting students from underserved backgrounds. ADEA...
February 13, 2013
Solving the Longitude Problem in Oral Health
I recently had the opportunity to visit the British Royal
Observatory in Greenwich, UK, current home of John Harrison’s famous clocks,
which provided the solution to one of the most vexing problems in 17th...
December 3, 2012
Initiative to Increase Minority Dental Students Announced
The Georgia Health Sciences University College if Dental Medicine
is one of 11 dental schools chosen to participate in a yearlong minority
student recruitment and retention campaign. The American Dental...
November 15, 2012
ADEA Partners With the Dugoni School
of Dentistry on New Initiative to Recruit and Retain Minority Dental Students
and Address Oral Health Crisis in Communities of Color
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), The Voice of
Dental Education, in partnership with the University of the Pacific Arthur A.
Dugoni School of Dentistry, is pleased to introduce the American...