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

Our Mission
From our founding, we have been dedicated to educating the TUSDM communitie about issues surrounding global health. Whether it be mission trips, health education, or even everyday conversations, our purpose is to inform and inspire members of TUSDM to approach global health with the principles of sustainability and cultural sensitivity we hold dear.

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

 

Look out for our annual global health panel, in the spring! Throughout the year, our organization will hold events pertaining to events in global health. Check us out, for a more international perspective on dentistry

 

2020-2021 E-Board Members:

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