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ADEA, Henry Schein and FEMA Join Forces on Mask Donation for U.S. Dental Schools and Programs

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), Henry Schein, Inc. and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have joined forces for an initiative that will provide dental schools and allied dental education programs with KN95 masks to be used for patient care.  |  Oct. 15, 2020

ADEA Statement in Support of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workplace Training

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is dedicated to fostering a welcoming, diverse, inclusive and humanistic environment in every area of dental education—classrooms, clinics, laboratories, meeting/collaboration spaces, research, administrative offices and in our communities.  |  Sept. 25, 2020

ADEA Supports Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccine for Dental Community

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is calling for members of the dental health care team, including dental and dental allied students providing patient care, to be among those health care workers to first receive any vaccine developed for COVID-19.  |  Sept. 8, 2020

American Dental Education Association Underscores Importance of Oral Health Care During Pandemic

Noting that oral health is crucial to overall health care, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) says it is important that routine oral health care is allowed to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic—provided that specific safety protocols are followed, including the use of PPE.  |  Aug. 14, 2020

ADEA Names Dr. Marsha Pyle as Next Senior Scholar in Residence

Marsha A. Pyle, D.D.S., M.Ed., a longtime leader in academic dentistry, has been named as the next Senior Scholar in Residence for the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).  |  Aug. 12, 2020

Study Probes Rates, Causes of Depression Among Dental Students

Dental students in California experience depressive symptoms at a rate similar to those of medical students and higher than the general population.  |  July 23, 2020

ADEA Affirms Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) strongly condemns racism, discrimination, prejudice and injustice of any kind within dental education.  |  June 25, 2020

ADEA Releases Faculty Diversity Toolkit

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has released a toolkit aimed at bolstering the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, including historically underrepresented racial, ethnic and marginalized groups.  |  June 18, 2020

American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Statement on National Crisis

ADEA President and CEO Karen P. West, D.M.D., M.P.H., issued the following statement in response to the recent tragedies and protests in the United States.  |  June 2, 2020

Tribute to Dr. Henry Gremillion

Dr. Henry Gremillion, Dean of LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry and Former ADEA Board Chair, Dies  |  May 18, 2020