Global Health Student Assoc (GHSA)

What is GHSA? 

  • Learn about global oral health needs, TUSDM opportunities to travel internationally to provide treatment and preventative education
  • Explore the many differences in the organization of dentistry, dental education, and patient care services in other countries
  • Provides a forum with the needed encouragement and support for a successful volunteer experience
  • Provide students with an introduction to the values and purposes of the ICD
  • Prepare students as future professional leaders in the global community

ICD Mission:
“The International College of Dentists is a leading honor society for dentists dedicated to the recognition of outstanding professional achievement and meritorious service and the continued progress of dentistry for the benefits of all humankind.”

ICD Core Values
Leadership
Recognition
Humanitarianism
Professional Relations
Education

Events:

  • General Meetings
  • Project Site Panel
  • Workshops
  • Social Fundraising Events

[Officers 2018-2019: ]
Co-Presidents: Ben Golub & Zach Golub
Vice President: Gabby Lieberman
Secretary: Anthony Ho
Treasurer: Richard Lam
Communications Director: Cindy Se Park
Faculty: 
Dr. John Morgan, DDS, MS
Dr. Leopoldo Correa, BDS, MS.

*For more information please contact Officers*

Dominican Republic Jamaica Haiti (DFH) Haiti (SNDA) Nicaragua Zambia
Location:   Runaway Bay, Jamaica and surrounding parishes Port-au-Prince, Haiti   Clinica Los Robles, Jinotega, Nicaragua Zambia: Lusaka, Namwala, Muchila, Mfuwe
Travel dates

(Anticipated):

January 2019 Spring Break (gen. 1st week of April)  August, 2018  April, 2019 July 2018
Assoc. student group/org: Global Health Student Association Dentists for Humanity  None Not applicable
Assoc. abroad clinic/dental school: Health Care International Dentists for Humanity dental clinic in Sonapi Industrial Park & Mobile clinics Clinica Los Robles, operated by local non-profit and our in-country partner Comunidad Connect Namwala Health District, Namwala District Hospital, Local Dental Providers
Trip leader & contact info: Ben Golub (D20) & Zach Golub (D20)  Anthony Ho (D19) & Richard Lam (D19)  Dr. Nicholas Gordon & Jessaca York (D19) Alicia Kim (D20) Zach Golub 
Estimated # of students:  12  12-16  9 5
Estimated # of faculty:  3  3-4  1 2
Goals / Areas of Focus Oral Hygiene Instruction, Surgical, Preventative care/ Prophylaxis Oral health promotion, preventative care, surgical care, restorative care Preventative care (fluoride varnish), surgical care (exodontia), OHP  Collaboration with Ministry of Health and Namwala Health District, education, preventative care
• surgical work in Namwala District Hospital
• Work with dental therapists and dental training school associated with the Namwala Health District
Planned events Social events TBD (Spring 2018)  TBD None TBD
Student reflection/

testaments

 TBD In progress for April 2018 trip TBD
Photos/Videos April2018 Video TBD

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