American Dental Association House of Delegates

Hilton | Orlando, Florida

New York State Dental Association (2nd Trustee District) will be hosting multiple meetings and events at the Hilton in Orlando Florida from Friday, October 6th until Tuesday, October 10th. 

Empowering Women Cocktail Party

NYSDA is a hosting national event to empower female dentists! Join the 2nd Trustee District on Monday, October 9, 2023 at the Hilton in Orlando Florida from 4:30-6:30 pm. This is an organized cocktail party with an ice breaker activity to help you meet strong women dentists from all over the United States. We are excited to have you join us for an evening of conversation, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres! 

Keynote: Karen West, D.M.D., M.P.H. 
President and CEO of the American Dental Education Association

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Dr. Karen Pierce West received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville.  She completed both a General Practice Residency and received a MPH degree in Health Administration. Dr. West has a Certificate in Medical Management from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics and was a Fellow in the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program.

Dr. West was in private practice in Kentucky then taught in the Community Dentistry Department and was the Director of the Children and Youth Dental Clinic at the Medical College of Georgia.  She was also a faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Dr. West became Dean at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine in 2007 and served until June 30, 2019.

July 1, 2019, Dr. West became the President and CEO of the American Dental Education Association. She has served as Chair for both the ADEA Council of Faculties and the Council of Deans. Dr. West is a Past Chair of the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has served as a consultant for international accrediting bodies.

Smile Con

  • Thursday, Oct 05, 2023 - Saturday, Oct 7, 2023

ADA House of Delegates

  • Saturday, Oct 07, 2023 - Tuesday, Oct 10, 2023

Empowering Woman Cocktail Party

  • Monday, October 9, 2023
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