INSERTING and REPLACING Dr. Laurie Fleisher Named ADEA/AAE Foundation Scholar in the ADEA Leadership Institute

SAN ANTONIO--()--Insert after third paragraph of release dated March 18, 2014: "Dr. Fleisher has been a leader on many fronts, and she is deeply committed to enhancing the educational experiences of her students, especially instilling confidence in the development of their diagnostic skill set," says Debby Rice, Assistant Executive Director for Development at the American Association of Endodontists. "She's a treasure deserving of this scholarship for her widely valued contributions to dental education and the dental profession."

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DR. LAURIE FLEISHER NAMED ADEA/AAE FOUNDATION SCHOLAR IN THE ADEA LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA), in partnership with the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) Foundation, awarded a $25,000 scholarship to Laurie Fleisher, D.M.D., C.A.G.S., New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Fleisher was named the ADEA/AAE Foundation Scholar in the ADEA Leadership Institute at the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in San Antonio, TX, March 15-18.

“Dr. Fleisher’s dedication to enhancing her leadership skills is an inspiration to other dental educators,” says Stephen K. Young, D.D.S., M.S., Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors. ”ADEA is grateful to the American Association of Endodontists Foundation for their support of this scholarship that will enable Dr. Fleisher to attend the ADEA Leadership Institute.”

The ADEA Leadership Institute, a year-long program, develops faculty members from all elements of dental education as the future leaders of dental and higher education. The scholarship will help support the costs associated with Dr. Fleisher's participation in the institute.

"Dr. Fleisher has been a leader on many fronts, and she is deeply committed to enhancing the educational experiences of her students, especially instilling confidence in the development of their diagnostic skill set," says Debby Rice, Assistant Executive Director for Development at the American Association of Endodontists. "She's a treasure deserving of this scholarship for her widely valued contributions to dental education and the dental profession."

Dr. Fleisher is a Clinical Assistant Professor in both the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, and the Department of Endodontics at the New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD). She also serves as Director of Urgent Care at the college. She is a member of the NYUCD Faculty Council, a student mentor, a peer assessment facilitator, a student club faculty advisor, an interviewer for the Admissions Committee and founded the NYUCD Endodontic Study Club for predoctoral students. She serves on the editorial board for the International Journal of Experimental Dental Science, is Chair of the ADEA Section on Endodontics and maintains a practice at the New York University Dental Faculty Practice where she specializes in endodontic therapy, endodontic retreatment, the diagnosis of complex dental pain and the treatment of dental traumatic injury.

Dr. Fleisher received both her D.M.D. degree and her Certificate in Endodontics from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She was previously a Clinical Instructor at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

About the American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental education. Its members include all U.S. and Canadian dental schools and many allied and advanced dental education programs, corporations, faculty, and students. The mission of ADEA is to lead individuals and institutions of the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the health of the public. ADEA’s activities encompass a wide range of research, advocacy, faculty development, meetings, and communications, such as the esteemed Journal of Dental Education, as well as the dental school admissions services AADSAS, PASS, DHCAS and CAAPID. For more information about ADEA, visit www.adea.org.

About the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

The ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition is the premier professional development and networking event in academic dentistry, featuring four days of dynamic plenary sessions and workshops, and an exhibit hall show casing academic dentistry’s leading partners and suppliers. For more information, visit www.adea.org/2014.

About the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) Foundation

The AAE Foundation seeks to improve oral health by securing contributions, shepherding resources and sharing grant funds that support research, generate new knowledge and enhance endodontic education. The Foundation, which was incorporated in 1966, is the philanthropic arm of the AAE. For more information, visit www.aae.org.

Contacts

American Dental Education Association
Jayne Lytel, 202-289-7201
lytelj@adea.org

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American Dental Education Association
Jayne Lytel, 202-289-7201
lytelj@adea.org