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Advanced Standing Committee | 1st ASDA Great Ideas Webinar

Advanced Standing Committee | 1st ASDA Great Ideas Webinar

HIV Education Lunch and Learn | Grissel Granados

HIV Education Lunch and Learn | Grissel Granados

September 5th, 2014

Committee | Uncategorized

On July 21, the School of Dentistry welcomed Grissel Granados, a Research Coordinator at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She has extensive experience in HIV prevention programs such as testing and counseling targeted to the minority youth populations. She shared her personal and professional perspective on perinatal HIV transmission.

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Community Service & Outreach | Teaching OHI to Single Mothers and their Children

Community Service & Outreach | Teaching OHI to Single Mothers and their Children

September 5th, 2014

Committee | Community Service & Outreach

A group of 10 UCLA students visited PATH Gramercy and taught single mothers OHI for themselves and their children. Each of the volunteers presented a powerpoint about OHI for the first five years of life for children. The volunteers were paired one-on-one with the mothers. The children (5 and under) were brought out for the last 10 minutes to meet and demonstrate the things the volunteers had just presented. Volunteers further used the CAMBRA method with the mothers in order to set goals for the families in order to treat and prevent caries at the earliest stages.

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Advanced Standing Committee | Denture Adventure

Advanced Standing Committee | Denture Adventure

September 4th, 2014

Advanced Standing | Committee

On July 11, 2014 Advanced Standing Committee Chairs Anna Chamberlain and Pooyan Sadr Eshkevari piloted a tutorial program for the new PPIDs which was largely welcomed by them.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
27
Sat
10:00 am Health and Resource Fair
Health and Resource Fair
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Health and Resource Fair Sponsored by the Beverly Boulevard Foursquare Church and ASDA. We will be providing Oral Health Education, Oral Screening, Topical Fluoride, Dental Sealants. More information and sign-ups on Angel.
Sep
30
Tue
12:00 pm 2nd Years: “Teach Me How to Prophy” @ 13-041
2nd Years: “Teach Me How to Prophy” @ 13-041
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hosted by ASDA Second Year Enrichment. *2nd Years*: Come to this educational lecture to learn about everything you need to know for your first prophy this quarter! We will be covering things like scheduling, GSD, and how to set up your cube. We hope to see you all there! No food provided.
Oct
3
Fri
5:00 pm ASDA Leadership Retreat @ 13-041
ASDA Leadership Retreat @ 13-041
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Attendance for all ASDA Chairs is REQUIRED. The event will feature a short presentation from your ASDA Leadership Development Chairs, the very ridiculously good looking Greg Asatrian and Erik Balinghasay, followed by a number of Leadership building exercises. The event will be followed by a mixer in Santa Monica.
Oct
4
Sat
9:00 am Tucker Club
Tucker Club
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am Health Fair: 13th Annual Communi... @ Crystal Springs Picnic Site
Health Fair: 13th Annual Communi... @ Crystal Springs Picnic Site
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
13th Annual Community Gathering and Family Picnic Sponsored by the United American Indian Involvement. We will be providing Oral health education, oral screening, and topical fluoride. More information and sign-ups on Angel.
Oct
5
Sun
10:00 am Health Fair: St. Basil Church Bazar
Health Fair: St. Basil Church Bazar
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sponsored by the St. Basil Korean Catholic Church and KDSA. We will be providing Oral Health Education, Oral Screening, Topical Fluoride, Dental Sealants. More information and sign-ups on Angel
Oct
7
Tue
12:00 pm ASDA Intro to Committees @ Moss Auditorium
ASDA Intro to Committees @ Moss Auditorium
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hosted by ASDAs 1st Year Enrichment Committee. Come learn what the 24 ASDA sub-committees have to offer! It is a great step to getting more involved in our award-winning ASDA chapter.

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