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Legislative | Meeting with State Senator Ted Lieu

Legislative | Meeting with State Senator Ted Lieu

October 20th, 2014

Cabinet | Legislative

UCLA's CDA Representative Matt Stevens and our Legislative Liaison Ryan Evans had a meeting with Ted Lieu, who is a candidate for the House of Representatives in californias 33d district. He was previously a state assemblyman and senator. They discussed the debt dental students face and ways of limiting it.

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Legislative | Intro to Legislation and Advocacy in Dentistry

Legislative | Intro to Legislation and Advocacy in Dentistry

October 20th, 2014

Cabinet | Legislative

The Intro to Legislation and Advocacy in Dentistry was an introduction to the legislative branch of dentistry aimed at the first years and anyone else interested in getting involved. ASDA's Legislative Liaison Ryan Evans covered past legislation we lobbied for and current issues.

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Educational Lecture Series | Perio Lunch and Learn with Dr. Jonathan Do

Educational Lecture Series | Perio Lunch and Learn with Dr. Jonathan Do

October 20th, 2014

Committee | Educational Lecture Series

The Educational Lecture Series Committee Hosted their first lunch and learn of the quarter on October 14th. About 90 students attended most of whom were D1 and D2. Dr. Jonathan Do gave a lecture to help the newer students understand the scope of practice in periodontics. Attendees were served Domino's pizza to keep them sated as they listened to the wise words of Dr. Do.

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Morale Committee| Southern California Dental School Mixer

Morale Committee| Southern California Dental School Mixer

October 20th, 2014

Morale

On October 10, 2014 UCLA ASDA’s Social and Morale committee hosted its second Southern California Dental School Mixer at Boulevard3 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Students danced the night away and welcomed the new class of 2018 while meeting dental students from Loma Linda, Western, and USC. The event provided students a means to mingle outside the academic setting and to network with other peers in the dental community.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
31
Fri
all-day ASDA National Leadership Conference
ASDA National Leadership Conference
Oct 31 – Nov 2 all-day
NLC focuses on career and leadership development, and is unlike any other ASDA conference. Here’s a quick video to learn more about NLC: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnmK6qJp-ZI&list=TLuoeIyeo1Aw8
12:00 pm Introduction to AGD @ 13-041
Introduction to AGD @ 13-041
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hosted by Academy of General Dentistry. Come and learn about what the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) has to offer! Everyone is welcome. Free lunch will be provided to the first 60 people.
Nov
8
Sat
8:00 am UCLA School of Dentistry & Wilsh...
UCLA School of Dentistry & Wilsh...
Nov 8 @ 8:00 am – Nov 8 @ 4:30 pm
Sponsored by the Wilshire State Bank. We will be providing Oral Health Education, Oral Screening, Topical Fluoride, Dental Sealants. More information and sign-ups on Angel
Nov
19
Wed
7:15 am Apollonian Student Appreciation ... @ Student Lounge
Apollonian Student Appreciation ... @ Student Lounge
Nov 19 @ 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Come and enjoy a free breakfast before class and clinic! There will be Noah’s bagels, coffee, orange juice, frittatas, lots of donuts and other breakfast foods!
Nov
22
Sat
8:00 am Lennox Health Fair
Lennox Health Fair
Nov 22 @ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Lennox Health Fair Sponsored by the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) at the David Geffen School of Medicine. We will be providing Oral Health Education, Oral Screening, Topical Fluoride, Dental Sealants. More information and sign-ups on Angel.

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