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Advanced EBD workshop moves to Chicago; apply by Sept. 15

August 19, 2013

Dr. Richard Niederman

D.r Elliot Abt
Seats are available for an advanced evidence-based dentistry workshop Oct. 21-25 at ADA Headquarters.

Formerly offered as the ADA/Forsyth EBD Course, the workshop will be re-established in Chicago this fall and will feature the same expert instructors and content. Dentists, members of the dental team, dental educators and researchers would benefit from the coursework and may apply. The application deadline is Sept. 15.

Participants stand to gain skills to help them better understand, appraise and implement new evidence-based treatments into practice, curriculum or research.

Instructors will include Dr. Richard Niederman, a professor and chair, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, and director, Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, College of Dentistry, New York University; Dr. Derek Richards, director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Dentistry at Oxford University; Dr. Elliot Abt, adjunct associate professor of oral medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago and attending staff at Illinois Masonic Medical Center; and Julie Frantsve-Hawley, Ph.D., senior director of the ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry.

Tuition is $2,000 for ADA members and $2,500 for nonmembers. Participants will earn continuing education credits.

For more information about the advanced EBD course, contact Erica Vassilos, manager, ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, at ext. 2523 or email To apply, visit ADA for the required application form.