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2010 ADEA ADCFP Fellows and Mentors Begin Fellowship Year

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"Student and Teacher" by Wonderlane on Flickr (Creative Commons)The ADEAGies Foundation/American Association of Dental Research (AADR) Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program (ADEAGies/AADR ADCFP) provides dental students attending all North American dental schools with the opportunity to experience firsthand the benefits and rewards of teaching. The ADEAGies/AADR ADCFP encourages and prepares students to make informed choices about dental careers. In addition, the ADEAGies/AADR ADCFP shows dental school faculty how to function as academic career mentors for ADCFP Fellows and other students.

ADEAGies/AADR ADCFP Fellows and Mentors attend a Fellow/Mentor training session at the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition during the fellowship year. Fellows and Mentors for 2010 attended the session at the 2010 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition on March 2 and 3, and each Fellow will present a poster and participate in a seminar at the 2011 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in San Diego, California. Fellows may have more than one mentor.

The 2010 Fellows and their Mentors are:

  •  Mahboobeh N. Bajestan (Class of 2011) with Dr. Maria Fernanda Orellana and Dr. Ib Nielsen, University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry 
  •  Jonathan Blatt (Class of 2011) with Dr. Michelle A. Wheater, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry 
  •  Almut Ellwanger (D.D.S. Class of 2012, Ph.D. Class of 2015) with Dr. Diane L. Barber and Dr. Caroline H. Damsky, University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry 
  •  Stas Grandi (Class of 2011) with Dr. Jeffrey H. Godel, Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine 
  •  Aquila H. Lee (Class of 2013) with Dr. Carolyn Gibson and Dr. Sunday Akintoye, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine 
  •  Kerrie O'Brien (Class of 2012) with Dr. Douglas E. Peterson, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine 
  •  Adam Reynolds (Class of 2011) with Dr. Jim Haubenreich, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
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