Miami—The ADA presented or participated in more than 30 scientific presentations and informational sessions during the International Association for Dental Research's 87th General Session & Exhibition here April 1-4.
San Diego—The national organization that provides hands-on opportunities for youth to explore career interests March 10 bestowed its highest honor for career education on the American Dental Association.
Dr. Kathleen T. O'Loughlin loves going to work every day. Her life exemplifies that: from nursing school student to biology major to teacher to dentist while moving from clinical practice to management, from chair side to boardroom.
Give Kids A Smile recently notched its seventh year of impressive, if not astounding, metrics. In 2009, there were 1,707 programs across the country, staffed by more than 46,000 volunteers—including 12,558 dentists—who cared for more than 463,000 kids in need.
Bethesda, Md.—Dr. Jeanne Craig Sinkford, a former dental dean internationally recognized for dental education and women's health activities, will advise the National Institutes of Health on research on women's health.
Honolulu—Academy Award-winning actor, writer, director and diplomat Sidney Poitier will grace the ADA Distinguished Speaker Series stage Sept. 30 beginning at 5:30 p.m. for the Opening General Session of the 150th Annual Session of the American Dental Association.