The Hispanic Dental Association, Student Chapter was organized to improve and promote the oral health of Hispanic community through improved prevention, treatment and education. Other goals include the recruitment and retention of Hispanic dental students, translating for patients who do not speak English, and organizing various community service events. Students and faculty from ALL ethnic backgrounds are welcome to join. HDA offers Spanish Lunch-n-Learns for everyone!

President: Joanna Garcia

Vice President: Brian Garner

Treasurer: Pooja Lineswala

Secretary: Anarita Sousa

Community Service Chairs: Tracy Lee and Cesar Hernandez

Social Chairs: Madeleine Domenech and  Adriana Espinoza

Social Media Coordinator: Jennifer Valdes

Spanish Language Coordinator: Manny Briceno

D1 Class Representative: Jeremie Oliver

D2 Class Representative: Stephanie Colon

D3 Class Representative: Mazin Nour Ahmed

D4 Class Representative: Dianabell Maldonado

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Nair Velez


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