2015 ADEA/AADR Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill



Co-hosted by ADEA and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), the 2015 Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill provided members of the dental education and research communities the opportunity to speak with their members of Congress in support of adequate federal funding for Title VII oral health training programs and dental and craniofacial research through NIDCR.





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Event Information:

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2015

Venue:
Rayburn House Office Building Gold Room (#2168)
Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street
Washington, DC 20003



Agenda:

  8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  9:00 a.m. Welcome
Christopher Fox, D.M.D., D.M.Sc., Executive Director, AADR
  9:05 a.m. Opening Remarks

Paul Krebsbach, D.D.S., Ph.D., AADR President
Yvonne Knight, J.D., ADEA Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Governmental Relations

  9:25 a.m. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Update 
Martha Somerman, D.D.S., Ph.D., Director, NIDCR
  9:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks 
Rep. Mike Simpson, D.M.D. (R-ID)
  10:00 a.m. Health Resources and Services Administration Title VII Update 
Renee Joskow, D.D.S., M.P.S., CAPT, USPHS, Senior Dental Advisor, HRSA
  10:30 a.m. Fiscal Climate
Katie Schubert, M.P.P., Vice President, CRD Associates
  11:00 a.m. Welcome and Remarks
Rep. Brian Babin, D.D.S. (R-TX)
    Title VII Funding - Making the "Ask"
Evelyn Lucas-Perry, D.D.S. (R-TX), ADEA Director of Public Policy Research                  

NIDCR Funding - Making the "Ask"
Carolyn Mullen, AADR Director of Government Affairs

How to Navigate the Hill and Conduct a Meeting
Carolyn Mullen, AADR Director of Government Affairs
  11:30 p.m. Welcome and Remarks
Rep. Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (R-AZ)
 
Welcome and Remarks
Rep. G.K. Butterfield, J.D. (D-NC)
 
Boxed Lunches
  11:45 p.m. Closing Remarks   
Yvonne Knight, J.D., ADEA Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Governmental Relations