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Howard University dental school names new dean

July 18, 2019 Washington — Howard University announced July 17 it named Dr. Andrea D. Jackson as dean of its College of Dentistry. She had served as interim dean since July 2018.

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Dr. Jackson
“It is a great honor and I am proud to serve as dean of the Howard University College of Dentistry,” Dr. Jackson said in a news release.

Dr. Jackson has been at Howard University for 30 years, most recently as interim dean, and serving as associate dean of clinical affairs and professor and chair of the department of prosthodontics.

“As interim dean, Dr. Jackson has performed admirably and gained the trust and confidence of faculty, students and staff alike,” said Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., in a news release.

Dr. Jackson received a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology and her dental degree at Howard University. She completed a certificate in general dentistry at Howard University Hospital, and a Master of Science degree in prosthodontics at Georgetown University School of Dentistry.

In addition, she has served in various national dental organizations include the Joint Commission on National Dental Board Examinations, the Commission on Dental Competency Assessments and the American Dental Education Association. She is a diplomat in the American Board of Prosthodontics, a fellow in the American College of Prosthodontists and the American College of Dentists.