March 2006, the Riser Elementary and Middle School in West Monroe, LA,
partnered with the University of Louisiana at Monroe Dental
Hygiene Program to
found the Riser School Based Dental Hygiene Clinic. Over the years, over 2,500 children have been treated.
Every child deserves to receive quality
dental care. To help address the needs
of Kentucky’s underserved children, UKCD operates a mobile
University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne Dental Hygiene program recently joined the rest of the institution in celebrating its 50th anniversary. The program is also marking the start of the new BS-DH with this year's class.
When Dr. Jeanne Sinkford was a child, she didn’t know
any women dentists, but knew she wanted a dental career. To honor her lifelong commitment to ensuring that women and minorities are
able to succeed, the ADA Board of Trustees will award Dr. Sinkford the ADA
Distinguished Service Award at ADA 2015—America’s Dental Meeting.
Dr. Steve Friedrichsen, Dean of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, has been appointed as Interim Provost of Western University.
Medical University of South Carolina Board of Trustees approved the appointment
of Dr. Monica Cayouette as the Chair of the James B. Edwards College of
Dental Medicine Department of Oral Rehabilitation.