subscribe to the blog

Receive email updates from the WSDA Blog.

Entries in Charitable Care (63)

Tuesday
Sep112012

Inna Piskorska in Jamaica, Part Two

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively”  — Bob Marley

Ed. Note: UWSoD Student Inna Piskorska is following up her recent trip to Haiti with another humanitarian dental effort, this time to the island of Jamaica, the fifth-largest island country in the Caribbean. While there, the group of 24 volunteers are providing free dental care to the those in need. This is the second of two blog posts.

Click to read more ...

Friday
Aug312012

Inna Piskorska's Next Humanitarian Effort — Jamaica!

Clockwise, from left: Piskorska (second from left) poses with fellow humanitarians, Piskorska with coconut, one of the many readily available tropical fruits, Ackee fruit, part of a traditional Jamaican breakfastEd. Note: UWSoD Student Inna Piskorska is following up her recent trip to Haiti with another humanitarian dental effort, this time to the island of Jamaica, the fifth-largest island country in the Caribbean. While there, the group of 24 volunteers are providing free dental care to the those in need.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Jun272012

WSDA Releases New Safety Net Report

The Washington State Dental Association recently released paper, Strengthening the Dental Safety Net, calls for a multi-faceted approach to improving oral health in Washington that includes: education, prevention efforts, financing, and innovative delivery models. 

Click to read more ...

Friday
Jun222012

Temporal Shift: Life in Haiti, 2012

When third-year UWSoD student Inna Piskorska left for Haiti on March 16, she was fueled by adrenaline and the excitement of the unknown — and a little sleep depravation, too. After all, she had just finished finals week, and she had little time for sleep, let alone preparation for the trip to the quake-ravaged island.

Click to read more ...

Page 1 ... 8 9 10 11 12 ... 16 Next 4 Entries »