Ana N. López Fuentes, D.M.D., M.P.H., FACD, FICD; is a tenured Professor at the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine (UPR SDM) in the Community Dentistry Section. She is President of Infection Control and Quality Assurance Committees and was Dean of UPR SDM from 2014-2018. She is the Co-Chair of ADEA’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, a UPR SDM’s ADEA Women Liaison Officer since 2006, a member of ADEA’s International Women Leadership Conference Planning Committee and a member of ADEA’s Annual Session Planning Committee. She also serves as Co-chair of the WLO Revitalization and Restructuring group, an elected member of the Board of Trustees of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA), and as a faculty advisor to the HDA and the American Association of Women Dentists student chapters. She is faculty representative for the Medical Sciences Campus Academic Senate. Dr. López Fuentes has served as the Curriculum Director, Community Dentistry Section Chief, and Executive Associate Dean of UPR SDM. At the university level, she has been a member of the Academic Senate, represented the Medical Sciences Campus at the President’s Board ,and was elected Executive Secretary of the President’s Board (2013). She implemented and directed the first dental assisting program at the University of Granada, Spain. Dr. López Fuentes is an alumni of several leadership programs, including ADEA’s Summer Program for Emerging Academic Leaders, the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM), and the Bell Leadership Institute. As Dean of UPR SDM, she was instrumental in amending the local dental law, implementing the electronic health record, gaining approval for the Periodontics Graduate program, and was first Dean of UPR SDM to be elected to ADEA’s Council of Deans Administrative Board. She received a 2018 Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors Citation for significant contributions to dental education. This citation recognized her outstanding leadership while Dean of the dental school after hurricane María devastated Puerto Rico—maintaining the school’s accreditation, keeping it open, and helping affected communities, thanks to donations from the academic community.