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Entries in Grassroots Advocacy (11)

Friday
Aug032012

WSDA Congressional Intern, Halee Hyatt Completes DC Internship in Congressman Rick Larsen's Office

Halee Hyatt, WSDA's Congressional intern for 2012, completed her summer internship in Congressman Rick Larsen's office last Friday. Halee is from Bellingham, Washington and will begin her second year at the University of Washington School of Dentistry in the Fall. During her time on Capitol Hill, Halee worked on a broad range political issues and was a tremendous asset to Congressman Larsen's staff. WSDA would like to thank Halee for her service and for being a tremendous ambassador for both WSDA and the dental community. Please take some time to read about Halee's experience and visit her blog, haleeindc.blogspot.com.

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Thursday
May032012

Rob McKenna Fundraiser - Join us Tonight! 

DentPAC and grassroots dentists invite you to attend a fundraiser for gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna tonight at 6:30 pm. Here are the event dentails:

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Tuesday
Dec132011

WSDA Testifies to Protect the DECOD Clinic and other Safety Net Programs

WSDA Past President Dr. Jeff Parrish and WSDA members Dr. Glenn Govin and Dr. Nicole Murray testified in front of the Senate Ways & Means committee on December 6 to support continued funding for the Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities (DECOD) prorgram at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. During his testimony, Dr. Parrish also advocated for the adult dental Medicaid program and continued funding for the Volunteer/Retired Provider Malpractice Insurance Program (VRP) which covers the licensure and malpractice insurance costs for dentists that only provide uncompenstated care. WSDA will continue to advocate for these vital dental safety net programs.

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