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Entries in Membership (56)

Friday
Mar162012

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Interested in running for elected office in the WSDA? Here’s what you need to know:


Dr. Douglas Walsh, Immediate Past President of the WSDA and Chair, Task force on Nominations, has put out a call for recommendations for elected positions within the Association. Submission deadline is June 21, 2012.

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Friday
Mar092012

JOEL BERG NAMED DEAN OF UWSoD

Dr. Joel Berg will become the next dean of the University of Washington School of Dentistry, UW Provost Ana Mari Cauce has announced. 
Dr. Berg, who had been Lloyd and Kay Chapman Chair for Oral Health at the School, heading the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, will assume his new post on Aug. 15, subject to approval by the UW Board of Regents.
He will succeed Tim DeRouen, who was appointed interim dean for the 2011-2012 academic year after the resignation of Martha Somerman. She had left the deanship after nine years to become director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
Dr. Berg, nationally prominent as president-elect of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), furthered his reputation as director of the Center for Pediatric Dentistry, a partnership between the UW and Seattle Children’s hospital. The new facility at Seattle’s Magnuson Park, which he planned and brought to fruition with its opening in September 2010, has a mission of pediatric clinical care, dental and parent education, and research. Its major focus lies in early intervention, with an emphasis on dental visits by age 1.

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Thursday
Feb092012

The Washington State Science and Engineering Fair needs you!

 

Golden Apple-winner Dr. Mike Huey is looking for judges — lots of them. "We need about 200 judges for the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair," Huey said recently, "It's a lot of fun, but we have thousands of entries!"

Anyone who has a desire to promote the advancement of the sciences and science education can participate as a judge at the event. Those judging the high school division will require more specialized knowledge in a particular field, while judges for lower grades will be more focused on encouragement for the future. New judges will be paired with more experienced judges, which will make things easier and more enjoyable for first-timers.

Volunteer judges are expected to evaluate projects in an impartial manner while applying the judging guidelines and provide positive feedback to the student. It's a fun and interesting way to give back to the state, so come and help out. To sign up to be a judge, go here. For a brochure with additional information, click here

Monday
Feb062012

Register online today for the PNDC and save even more!



REGISTER ONLINE AND SAVE $25 ·  Online registration is fast, easy, and lets you see what workshops are available in real time, making getting that perfect PNDC schedule a breeze. Plus, by registering online, you’ll save the $25 processing fee. Register online before April 30 to qualify for the Early Bird rate, too!

 
Don’t want to register online? We still want you to come to the PNDC! Simply download the registration form found here, complete it for your dental team, and either print and fax it to us, or scan and email it to us — just be advised that there is a $25 processing fee for EACH form you fax or email. Questions? Call us at 800-448-3368.