Student Financial Assistance Advisory Committee

2023-24 Committee Members


Marco Castellanos
Director of Financial Aid
University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry


Nathan Ernst
Director of Student Financial Services
Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois


Karen Gilliam

Associate Director of Financial Aid
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry


Anthony Glad

Associate Director of Financial Aid
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine


Gardner Key

Director of Financial Aid
Harvard School of Dental Medicine


Angela Orlando

Financial Aid Coordinator
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry



ADEA Board of Directors Representatives

Matthew Wright
Board Director for Students, Residents and Fellows

Dharini van der Hoeven, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Board Director for Sections



ADEA Staff

Carolyn Booker
ADEA Senior Vice President of Educational Pathways

Paul Garrard
ADEA Senior Financial Aid Consultant