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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
21
Tue
12:00 pm Honduras Mission Trip Informatio... @ 13-041
Honduras Mission Trip Informatio... @ 13-041
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
ASDA Philanthropy will be holding an Information Session for all those interested in attending the Honduras Mission Trips for 2015. Lunch and prizes will be provided!
12:00 pm NSRG Meeting @ 23-043
NSRG Meeting @ 23-043
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Come meet the new cabinet and find out about the exciting research opportunities that NRSG will have to offer this year. Membership applications will be handed out in the intro meeting and membership dues will be collected.
Oct
22
Wed
12:00 pm ASB Tabling Day @ Volunteer Patio
ASB Tabling Day @ Volunteer Patio
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Come learn about all the different clubs that make up the UCLA School of Dentistry community! ASB will be providing food and drinks.
Oct
23
Thu
12:00 pm Ortho Study Club (OSC) Introduct... @ 13-041
Ortho Study Club (OSC) Introduct... @ 13-041
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hosted by the Orthodontic Study Club (OSC). Introductory meeting for students interested in orthodontics. Find out what UCLA OSC has to offer in the 2014-2015 year!
Oct
24
Fri
12:00 pm ASB Club Funding App Due @ Cube 369
ASB Club Funding App Due @ Cube 369
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
the application for ASB Club Funding Fall 2014 is now available! Your club will have to apply for ASB every quarter, and a maximum of $75 will be allocated to your club every time you apply. Please click on this link to download, print, and fill out the application in its entirety: http://www.bruindent.org/forms/ Due date for ASB Club Funding Fall 2014 will be on Friday, October 24 @12pm (noon). Only completed applications will be considered for the funding. Please turn in the printed application to the manila folder labeled “ASB Club Funding Fall 2014″ in Cube 369.
Oct
25
Sat
all-day District 11 Meeting
District 11 Meeting
Oct 25 all-day
This meeting will focus on dental issues that directly affect California and this will be a great opportunity to learn more about ASDA on a state and national level.
Oct
26
Sun
8:00 am Holy Family Health Fair
Holy Family Health Fair
Oct 26 @ 8:00 am – Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm
Sponsored by the UCLA Filipinos for Community Health (PCH). We will be providing Oral Health Education, Oral Screening, Topical Fluoride, Dental Sealants. More information and sign-ups on Angel.

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