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Promoting Success Through Study Skills

Posted by Jessica Kiser, Ed.D., M.S., RDH on October 19, 2021

“Excitement is in the air as you apply for allied dental health programs and envision yourself as an oral health care provider,” says Jessica Kiser, Ed.D., M.S., RDH, Program Director at Cape Fear Community College and Adjunct Clinical Lecturer, University of Michigan School of Dentistry. “As you do your research, you may talk with current or former students and realize these programs are challenging yet so rewarding. These individuals may tell you about the program’s course load and assessments, and you may start to wonder how to be successful. One way to foster your success is to improve your study skills.”

A few improvements could include creating a schedule, enhancing your reading skills and reviewing course material before and after class.  

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A Unique Deployment Experience Featuring a United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Dental Officer

Posted by Sayo Adunola, D.D.S., M.P.H. on September 23, 2020
As part of ADEA GoDental’s ongoing focus on professional opportunities for dentists within the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), we present Capt. Nixon Roberts, D.D.S., MPH, M.A., who shared his unique deployment experience with Lt. Cmdr. Sayo Adunola, D.D.S., M.P.H., USPHS. Capt. Roberts served aboard the USNS Comfort’s “Enduring Promise” mission in conjunction with the U.S. Navy. The entire tour lasted about six months and included stops at several Central American, South American and Caribbean countries with the mission of providing free health care to the people of the region. ... See More