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Friday
Jun282013

Dr. R. Terry Grubb · 1938 - 2013 


Editors Note: The WSDA recently lost one of its most respected and beloved members, Dr. R. Terry Grubb, in a tragic motorcycle accident. Grubb was active throughout his career at the local, state and national levels of organized dentistry, serving as president of his component and the WSDA, Second Vice President of the American Dental Association, a Regent on the American College of Dentists, a Fellow in the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Society, and a member of the Washington State Dental Quality Assurance Commission, and many others. 

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Thursday
Jun272013

WSDA Creates Task Force on Public Policy Development

Last week, the WSDA Board of Directors formally created the Task Force on Public Policy Development. The idea for this task force was generated last fall at a Board of Directors retreat. The Task Force will be charged with overseeing the development of a long-term (10-15 year) public policy agenda focused on measurable, evidence-based solutions for improving oral health.

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Wednesday
Jun262013

WSDA Student and Faculty Awards

As the academic year came to a close WSDA honored a UW SoD faculty member and a member of the graduating class for their outstanding achievements. Based on faculty recommendations, Dr. Beatrice Gandara and Dr. Casey Cate were given the WSDA faculty and student awards respectively.

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Tuesday
Jun252013

SAVE THE DATE — THE ORAL CANCER WALK FOR AWARENESS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

The Oral Cancer Foundation Walk for Awareness - Seattle is a family-friendly FUNdraising event for the entire community! Spreading awareness and early detection are key to survival. Please join the Oral Cancer Foundation — along with your colleagues, patients and friends — on Saturday, September 14, at Magnuson Park in Seattle, to learn about oral cancer and make a difference! The Washington State Dental Association has joined the fight against oral cancer by agreeing to be a Platinum-level sponsor of this important community event.

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