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#1944: Hispanic Dental Association Student chapter at the School of Dentistry

Overview
Status
Currently Registered
Last Registered
November 27, 2013
Registration Expiration Date
September 30, 2014
Classification
Registered Student Organization
Categories
Cultural and Diversity,Health and Wellness,Service

 

About this Group

Group Description
The purpose of this Association is to: a) Provide a voice for Hispanic oral health professionals and students, at all levels, in the United States. b) Promote the oral health of the Hispanic community through improved education, prevention and treatment. c) Foster research and knowledge concerning Hispanic oral health problems and disseminate this information to both Hispanic dental professionals and to the dental community at large. d) Communicate research findings on Hispanic populations to various agencies and the public. e) Stimulate interest and encourage entry of Hispanics into oral health careers. f) Promote a viable academic and social environment and to contribute to the welfare of Hispanic dental students. g) Develop and maintain the Hispanic culture within the university.
Group's principal activities, events, or programs:
The purpose of this Association is to: a) Provide a voice for Hispanic oral health professionals and students, at all levels, in the United States. b) Promote the oral health of the Hispanic community through improved education, prevention and treatment. c) Foster research and knowledge concerning Hispanic oral health problems and disseminate this information to both Hispanic dental professionals and to the dental community at large. d) Communicate research findings on Hispanic populations to various agencies and the public. e) Stimulate interest and encourage entry of Hispanics into oral health careers. f) Promote a viable academic and social environment and
How this group's activities benefit the University community:
Gives people the opportunity to volunteer and reach out to those in need. There is an access to dental care dilemma in the Hispanic Community and we as dental students and faculty would like to provide an environment where we can educate, recruit and provide care to this Community.
How this group fits into its categories:
We will be learning about the Hispanic culture. We will be providing community service. We will be encorporating dental education and promoting the oral health of the Hispanic Community.
How to get involved with this group:
They will need to fill out a membership application, contact the president and come to meetings frequently. Please search for MN Hispanic Student Dental Association on Facebook to learn more about current events.

 

Contact Info

Address
School of Dentistry
University of Minnesota
Moos Health Sciences Tower
515 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone
(952)356-5437
Email
hda-sc@umn.edu
Website
http://For current updates search for MN Hispanic Student Dental Association on Facebook (previous web page: http://mnhsda.wordpress.com/)

Officers

Secretary
David Sisneros
Event Planning Coordinator
Michael Potter
Treasurer
Omar Villavicencio
Vice-President
Bethany Kjellgren
President
Seth Huiras
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