ADEA Section on Oral Biology(1)(1)

2010 Annual Report

Councilor Contact Information

Anthony M. Iacopino, DMD PhD
Dean and Professor
Department of Restorative Dentistry
University of Manitoba
204-789-3251 - Phone
204-789-3912 - Fax
iacopino@cc.umanitoba.ca - Email

2009-2010 Section Activities

The Oral Biology section sponsored a section program with four other section co-sponsors (Physiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Biochemistry, Nutrition and Microbiology; Anatomical Sciences; Education Research and Curriculum Development) entitled "New Models for Biomedical Sciences Instruction: Assessing Curricula, Teaching Approaches, and Student Competencies". This unique five-section program was attended by approximately 100 people and resulted in a lively discussion. Feedback indicated the program was considered a major success for the Oral Biology section.

The collaboration with four other sections to present a unique five-section ADEA 2010 annual session program entitled "New Models for Biomedical Sciences Instruction: Assessing Curricula, Teaching Approaches, and Student Competencies".

Membership and Attendance

A. Total membership for the section as of March 2010 -790

B. Total attendance at the section's 2009 Members' Forum - 6

Section Structure

COUNCILOR, Term 1 (March, 2008)
Anthony M Iacopino, DMD PhD
Dean and Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry
University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry
Phone: 204-789-3251
Fax: 204-789-3912
Email: acopino@cc.umanitoba.ca

CHAIR
Rena D'Souza, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Baylor College of Dentistry
Phone: 214-828-8375
Fax: 214-874-4538
Email: rdsouza@bcd.tamhsc.edu

CHAIR-Elect
Maria Ryan, DDS PhD
Associate Dean External Affairs and Professor Periodontics
Stonybrook University School of Dentistry
Phone: 631-632-9529
Fax: 631-632-6263
Email: maria.ryan@stonybrook.edu

SECRETARY
L. Jack Windsor, PhD
Associate Professor
Indiana University
Phone: 317-274-1448
Fax: 317-278-1411
Email: ljwindso@iupui.edu

Financial Status
Current Section Balance: $2214

Report submitted March 8, 2010