American Dental Education Association installs new officers and presents scholarship

The American Dental Education Association installed two new officers at its 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, held March 16-19, in Seattle, Wash. Stephen K. Young, DDS, MS, was installed as the new chair of the Board of Directors and Lily T. Garcia, DDS, MS, FACP, as chair-elect.

Mar 26th, 2013

The American Dental Education Association installed two new officers at its 2013 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, held March 16-19, in Seattle, Wash. Stephen K. Young, DDS, MS, was installed as the new chair of the Board of Directors and Lily T. Garcia, DDS, MS, FACP, as chair-elect.

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Dr. Young holds a DDS degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry, and an MS degree in oral and maxillofacial pathology from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Dr. Garcia holds a DDS from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, and an MS in prosthodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She received the University of Colorado Health Science Center President’s Excellence in Teaching Award and the Educator of the Year Award from the American College of Prosthodontists in 2004.

Also during the ADEA Annual Session in Seattle, Sarah A. Moeller, of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, received the 2013 ADEA/Sigma Phi Alpha Linda DeVore Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a person pursuing allied dental education study at the baccalaureate, master's, or doctoral degree level. It recognizes the memory of the 30-year dental education career of Linda Rubinstein DeVore. Prof. DeVore was active in dental hygiene education, scholarship, and public service. She served as president of the American Association of Dental Schools (now ADEA) in 1994, and as president of the Supreme Chapter of Sigma Phi Alpha, the national honorary society of the dental hygiene profession, from 1997 to 1998.

For more information about the American Dental Education Association, visit their website.

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