Winter 2015: Women’s Health in the Dental Curriculum

In 1999, ADEA published its first report on women’s health in the dental curriculum, and over the past 16 years, our Association has continued to draw attention to the fact that men and women have different health needs and respond differently to therapies. Today, as we enter an era of personalized medicine, few would deny these fundamental realities or the importance of preparing future health professionals to appreciate them. 

Guest Perspective: Women’s Health Matters

Knowledge from gender-based research is rapidly changing fundamental biologic concepts that affect the health of both women and men while making clear that in many instances, sex differences matter. But health professionals—and those responsible for health professions curricula—have been slow to apply this knowledge and commit to its expansion.

ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations Portfolio — June 2015

ADEA is seeing very promising results of our advocacy efforts in early drafts of the appropriations bill from the House of Representatives. Earlier this year, ADEA submitted written testimony to both the House of Representatives and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.
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