ADEA CCI Liaison Ledger

Spring 2016: Dental Education’s Role in Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence

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This issue of the Liaison Ledger explores an area of the dental curriculum that often receives cursory treatment: domestic violence. Research suggests that most survivors of assault show signs of injury to the head and neck—trauma that may bring dental professionals into close contact with a troubling side of their patients’ lives.... Click Here To Read More

Guest Perspective: Educating Our Students and Colleagues to Recognize and Respond Effectively to Domestic Violence

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By Barbara Gerbert, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry; and Stephen Abel, D.D.S., M.S.D., Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Community and Professional Initiatives, University at Buffalo School of... Click Here To Read More

Campus Spotlight: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry

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By Debra Werrlein

What would you do if confronted with a case of oral gonorrhea in a seven-year-old child? Thirty years ago, Chris Ivanoff, D.D.S., met with this horrific reality just three weeks out of dental school, and he was ill-prepared for the encounter. He did not recall anything in the dental school curriculum... Click Here To Read More

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Educator Spotlight: Kanchan Ganda, M.D., Professor and Director, Division of Medicine, Department of Comprehensive Care, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

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By Janet Hulstrand

At Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM), Dr. Kanchan Ganda has created an innovative and beneficial program that teaches students not only to notice the signs of domestic abuse—and how to respond when they see these signs—but also to provide much-needed, sometimes even lifesaving,... Click Here To Read More

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