fourth general meeting 23 march 2011 welcome to theTEXAS PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY
DONATE TO THE RED CROSS Before we get started… As everyone is aware, Japan is currently in crisis as a result of the recent earthquake and tsunami and the damage to nuclear reactors that followed. Give up your daily coffee this week and send that money to the Red Cross to help those in need.
Are you a new member?Come talk to me after the meeting for logistical information It’s important!
Member of the Week…part one! Do something good and you can be the next one. Congratulations to RENITA COX! Ren stood out as a fantastic representative of TPS during Explore UT, encouraging children to participate and learn more about oral health. President – Dana
Member of the Week…part two! Do something good and you can be the next one. Congratulations to ALAN TRUONG! Alan hosted an amazing dance workshop for a TPS Social. A class with Alan typically costs $25, so what he did for us would earn him a large amount of cash on any other occasion. Thanks Alan! President – Dana
Upcoming Events Not for points, but still worth your time.
McCraw Lecture Series: Dr. Guy Parcel, UT Public Health
This FRIDAY 3/25, 12-1pm in BEL 328 “Intervention Mapping: Theory and Evidence-based Planning for Health Promotion Programs”
Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research in Underserved Populations Conference
Next Wednesday 3/30, 8am-4:30pm in Etter-Harbin Alumni Center “Health Promotion: Upstream Approaches to Advancing Health in Underserved Populations”
Marquette College of Dentistry Science Enrichment Program
Application Deadline: Next Friday 4/1 Find the link to the application on our calendar
Baylor IMPRESSIONS Program
Application Deadline: Friday 4/15 Find the application on our website President – Dana
? Interested in going on a dental mission trip to Jamaica this May? Email Taylor Robison (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn about the trip she’s taking with “For World Wide Smiles!” Links and forms will also be in tonight’s mailout.
Families Have a support system to help you through the semester.
Another family event must be hosted between now and the next meeting (4/6)
Participation is highly encouraged! Attendance will be taken and you can easily rack up a lot of social or community service points.
Vice President – Ram
Dental School Trips Take a tour of what might be your future home.
Signups for the trip to UTHSCSA are now closed.
We are visiting Houston Dental Branch on Friday 4/8
We can bring 15- 20 people who will be chosen based on a combination of seniority, commitment to TPS, if you went in the past, and ability to drive others.
Vice President – Ram
Dues You get what you pay for. Dues will be $40 for the semester. This includes:
New Website Updates We’re always keeping it current.
Can’t find something on the website? It’s probably under “Member’s Area” or “Signups”
If all else fails, email Terry and he’ll tell you where to find what you’re looking for!
Check out our updated “Latest News” for some great summer opportunities and the “Alumni Spotlight” to hear from Dr. NazimShahi!
www.texaspredent.org Webmaster – Terry
ACADEMICS DAT DAT reviews will take place on Thursdays from 7-8 during non-meeting weeks Review 1: Biology, 2/24 Review 2: GenChem, 3/10 Review 3: Ochem, 3/31 in JES A203A Review 4: PAT, 4/14 Review 5: Math/Reading, 4/21 You must bring your own study materials and have questions ready THIS WEEK ONLY, REVIEW IS FROM 6-7PM TPSacademics@gmail.com
now let’s hear fromDR. DILLENBERGDean of Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health&MR. KOENECKEDirector of Admissions at ASDOH
CONTACT US Feel free to reach out to any of us at any time: