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International volunteerism webinar set for May 16

May 04, 2017

Reaching out: Dr. Jack Levine, a Connecticut-based dentist, treats a young child in Tanzania in 2008. 
Those interested in learning about international and domestic volunteerism from a recipient of the ADA Humanitarian Award will soon get the opportunity.

The ADA Foundation will present a free webinar about volunteerism May 16 at 5 p.m. Central time, conducted by Dr. Francis Serio, the 2015 recipient of the Association's award.

The webinar is titled International Volunteer Dental Projects, What's It All About Anyway?

The webinar is designed for dentists, dental hygienists and other interested parties who want to learn more about the nuts and bolts of volunteering around the world. It should also prove useful for those with some volunteering experience looking for new ideas or just validation of what they are doing.

Topics will include the nature of volunteer activities, cross-cultural issues, comparison of service and teaching projects, how to get started either at home or abroad and where to find volunteer opportunities.

Register for the free course at

For more information about international volunteerism and to find a volunteer opportunity, visit the ADA Foundation's international volunteer website,