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PaulPaul Garrard
Financing a Dental Education
Financial Aid Consultant
American Dental Education Association

Mr. Garrard has over 30 years of experience working with health sciences students, including dental students, helping them choose repayment strategies to responsibly repay their student loans.

HenryneHenryne Green Tobias, Ed.M.
Explore Health Careers: Is a Health Care Career Right for You?
Project Director, ExploreHealthCareers.org
American Dental Education Association

Ms. Tobias is the Project Director for Explorehealthcareers.org, a free, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary website designed to educate and inform students, advisors and parents about the vast array of career options in the health professions. EHC's mission is to address the underrepresentation of low-income and minority groups in the U.S. health care workforce and to encourage health professionals to practice and provide care in medically underserved communities. ExploreHealthCareers is administered by the American Dental Education Association.

ChonteChonte James
Applying to ADEA AADSAS
Director of ADEA AADSAS
American Dental Education Association

Ms. James is the Director of AADSAS at the American Dental Education Association. She has over 25 years of experience working with predental students and admissions officers.

EmilyEmily Rhineberger, M.A.
I got into dental school! What happens when I graduate?
Senior Director of Application Services
American Dental Education Association

 Ms. Rhineberger is the Senior Director of Application Services at the American Dental Education Association, where she collaboratively manages four centralized applications.

KathleenHinshawKathleen J. Hinshaw, L.D.H., Ed.D.
Tips for Preparing for the DAT
Senior Manager, Test Administration
American Dental Association

Dr. Hinshaw is Senior Manager, Test Administration at the American Dental Association. She oversees the national administration of the Dental Admission Test (DAT), the National Board Dental Examinations (NBDE: Part I and Part II), the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) and the Optometry Admission Test (OAT). She manages a staff who provide examination services for the testing programs, fielding over 70,000 calls and 15,000 pieces of correspondence annually. Dr. Hinshaw is a licensed dental hygienist and a former dental hygiene program director with over 30 years of experience in academia. She has an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership.

CarolynCarolyn Booker, Rh.D.
Why Dentistry?
Senior Vice President for Educational Pathways
American Dental Education Association

Dr. Booker is the ADEA Senior Vice President of Educational Pathways. She has over 15 years of experience in dental education, beginning with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, and then with the Virginia Commonwealth University School of entistry as the Associate Dean of Students and Faculty Administrative Affairs.  She has served on several dental school committees, with particular focus on admission and curriculum, and has been responsible for recruiting underrepresented minorities to the profession of dentistry.

EmilEmil Chuck
Making your application stand out: Strategic
Director of Admissions
Case Western Reserve University

An ADEA GoDental Task Force member, Dr. Chuck focuses on holistic admissions, social media, and diversity and inclusion in evaluating candidates’ competencies and preparation.

BridgetteHudsonBridgette Hudson, M.P.A.
SMDEP (Summer Medical and Dental Education Program)
Specialist for Communications and Alumni Initiatives

Ms. Hudson is the Specialist for Communications and Alumni Initiatives for the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) at the Association of American Medical Colleges. She is responsible for the communications, social media and alumni engagement activities of the SMDEP Program as well as recruitment and development of partner relationships. Ms. Hudson holds both a B.A. in Political Science and a Master’s in Public Affairs from the University of Connecticut.

SamSamantha Basham
Inspire, Inform, Guide - ADEA GoDental.
Media Associate
American Dental Education Association

Ms. Basham is the Media Associate for GoDental.org, a website that provides students interested in pursuing careers in dentistry and dental hygiene with the information and guidance they need to apply to programs, matriculate and fulfill their career goals. ADEA GoDental aspires to reach students from a variety of backgrounds to supply the dental and dental hygiene workforce needed to meet the evolving oral health needs of a diverse society. The website is a joint initiative involving ADEA, health professions advisors, dental schools and their administrators, current dental students and practitioners.

HerminioHerminio L. Perez, D.M.D., M.B.A.
What does it take to be a successful dental student?
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Director of Student & Multicultural Affairs

Dr. Perez is the Director of Student & Multicultural Affairs at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. He is responsible for providing academic counseling to predoctoral dental students. In addition, he is a faculty member in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Course Director of Introduction to the Dental Profession. He has served as site administrator of a community dental facility and clinical faculty in a general residency program.

Heather WongHeather Wong
How to Determine What Dental School is Right for You
University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry

UCSF ADEA Chapter President 2013-2014.














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