The HSDA at UIC aims to promote and advocate for the oral health issues of the Hispanic community in Illinois. HSDA leads a wide variety of health events and provides oral health education to Hispanic communities in Chicago.
At the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) recently, the UIC College of Dentistry’s Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA) was chosen the winner of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) Orgullo competition, sponsored by Procter & Gamble and Crest Oral B.
A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant of over $1 million over five years obtained in 2017 will enable third-year DMD and DMD Advanced Standing students of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry to go out on rotations to community clinics for the first time.
In Fiscal Year 2017, the College set an Annual Fund goal of $500,000 for various College of Dentistry initiatives, including student scholarships, faculty support, research activities, programs and special events, and more.