During the 2023 ADEA
Annual Session & Exhibition, Susan H. Kass, M.Ed., Ed.D., RDH, was elected
as Chair-elect of the 2023-24 ADEA Board of Directors. ADEA extends thanks and
appreciation to Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S., who also ran for the position of
ADEA continued the celebration of its Centennial Year at
the 2023 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Portland, OR with attendees joining
us from across the United States, Canada and overseas for the four-day event. Read about each day's highlights and access photos and videos as
a refresher or in case you originally missed it!
and barriers continue to be at play for oral health patients, especially for
people with complex medical conditions, social issues or behavioral health care
needs. A new program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine seeks to
improve oral health care for these vulnerable populations with collaboration between the medical and dental
“This new UBC dental clinic, in partnership with the [Elizabeth Fry] Health Center, exemplifies the Faculty’s strategic plan across our four core areas: people, research, education and engagement,” said Mary MacDougall, Ph.D., Dean of University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry. The Center offers one-stop access to holistic, gender-sensitive, trauma-informed and culturally safe health care.
100 Years of ADEA: Dr.
Lisa A. Tedesco
As a past president of ADEA, Dr. Tedesco knows the organization well. With a background in psychology and a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaborative research and teaching, she has modeled changes in the social and behavioral sciences to encourage innovation in the science
and teaching of dentistry.