American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD)

The Tufts American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry Student Chapter serves to provide students with opportunities to learn more about disability policy, enhance general knowledge about the healthcare needs of children and adults with disabilities, give students opportunities to foster relationships with persons with special needs in the community through volunteer events, provide networking opportunities and communication with experts working in the field of disabilities, and improve disability and special care awareness at Tufts.

If you have any questions or are interested in joining, feel free to reach out!

2016-2017 Executive Board
President – Holly Fadie
Vice President –Alexandra Naski
Treasurer – Amanda Elpers
Secretary – Vendita Correia
Community Service/Outreach Chairs – Sunnie Kuna and Nari Park
Liaison to the National Chapter – Gabrielle Lieberman
Social Chair – Leigh Ortiz

Faculty Advisor – Professor Kathryn Dolan

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With guest speaker Dr. Brian Skotko from Mass General Hospital who gave a lecture on treating patients with Down Syndrome


Volunteering at Joseph Lee Elementary School in Dorchester with students ranging from kindergarten through middle school ages on the Autism Spectrum



Volunteering at Special Olympics Massachusetts in Boston

Building student involvement, fostering civic engagement and enhancing community service to advance public health.