The National Institute of Dental and
Craniofacial Research has awarded funding to researchers at NYU College of
Dentistry to study the role of mitochondria, the power plants of cells, in the
formation of tooth enamel and how genetic diseases like Down syndrome impact
“Dr. West is a
diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging trailblazer among dental education,
the academic health professions, oral health and health care. Her tireless
leadership efforts to ensure equitable treatment and health and human rights
for all has resulted in historic, lasting change,” said Sonya G. Smith, Ed.D.,
J.D., M.Ed., M.A., ADEA Chief Diversity Officer.
Since 2012, the University of Utah School of Dentistry has rapidly grown a robust network of clinics and services to serve Utah communities. To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, the school took a look back on its outstanding accomplishments with students, patients and faculty.
100 Years of ADEA: Prof. Pamela Zarkowski
With a background in dental hygiene, dental public health and law, Prof. Zarkowski has a unique perspective on the profession. In this profile she looks back on her past achievements and the ADEA’s evolution since her days as President of ADEA.