Sunday, July 30, 2006


Mission Statement:
The UNC ADEA Student Chapter is dedicated to providing students with an opportunity to participate in and improve upon issues concerning their dental education and the dental profession. It is our mission to unite the deans, faculty, and students in an effort to promote professional development and excellence in every aspect of contemporary dental education. Furthermore, the UNC ADEA Student Chapter is committed to working with other organizations at the local, state, and national levels in order advocate collectively for the benefit of dental research and education, dentists and allied dental professionals, and ultimately better patient care.

Current Events, Projects, and Opportunities:
Sudent Opportunity! STOP HUNGER NOW!!! UNC School of Dentistry is a co-sponsor of the Stop Hunger Now event that will take place on Saturday, April 21st. Student volunteers needed. Email a UNC ADEA Student Leader to sign up. Visit

UNC ADEA Student Leadership:

Garrett Spruill, DDS Class of 2008.
Joshua Fein, DDS Class of 2009.

Vice President:
Tiffany Williams, DDS Class of 2010.

Shawna Steele, DDS Class of 2008.

Treasurer: Tara Wiggins, DDS Class of 2008.

Web-Coordinator: Matthew Olmsted, DDS Class of 2008.

Faculty Advisor:
Mary George, Associate Professor, Department of Dental Ecology.

*Visit for comprehensive information related to ADEA current events, initiatives, and opportunities.

ADEA is fighting to protect the rights of underserved populations and at the same time protect the rights and autonomy of dentists and allied dental health professionals. With your participation and support, you can help preserve the integrity of our great profession by taking action at the local, state, and national level. Contact your Deans and your school's ADEA representatives to find out how you can take action. Learn More: is an excellent professional resource for dental students. Membership is free to all faculty, staff, and students at US and Canadian accredited dental schools. Not yet a member? Register now: