RESTORE HOUSTON: Hurricane Harvey Relief
As dental students, we are educating and training ourselves to restore and protect the oral health care of our future patients; however, we cannot forget that we should also restore the broken pieces of our community after a disaster, together.
Houston ASDA is now collecting donations, all of which will go directly to families in need affected by Harvey.
HOUSTON ASDA IS IDEAL ASDA
ASDA Annual Session is a celebration of the previous year's accomplishments. A time for reflection, celebration, and recognition of the hard work of every ASDA member. Leaders for the upcoming year are elected and the House of Delegates convenes to discuss and vote upon important matters to dental students. Each year, chapters are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in many categories, with the top award being Ideal ASDA. Houston ASDA swept the awards this year, winning Ideal ASDA as well as Best Website award.
Tanya Sue Maestas, our Houston Chapter President and District 9 Trustee was elected National President of ASDA for the upcoming year. We could not be more proud of her, nor could we think of anyone more deserving and hardworking. Looking forward to the year ahead!
Our Mission Statement
HoustonASDA is a student organization involved with any and all issues that dental students face during their time in school. We aim to expose our members to organized dentistry and encourage a lifetime commitment to the field of dentistry and its preservation.
This is the entirely student-operated website and home of Houston ASDA. Here you’ll find all of the latest news and information about the different things going on in your profession as well as different things going on locally within your chapter.
Involvement in ASDA is a great way to form close relationships with classmates, meet likeminded student dentists from across the nation, and develop leadership skills along the way!
Through lobby days, participation in engage and ADPAC, and raising the awareness of political issues facing dental students and the dental profession, ASDA students advocate for the benefit of dental students all over the country.
ASDA students are committed to serving our community. From volunteering at the food bank to raising money for the San Jose Clinic through our annual golf tournament, we are always ready and willing to help others.
Advocacy: Amanda Adams, Jon Vogel, Alex Plagenhoef, Andrew Escobar, Patrick Scholl, Adeena Arain, Natalie Willis, Noreen Ali
Pre-Dental: Julie Tan, Kanwal Kirani, Suneil Tandon, Seth Williams, Sarah Jensen, Ian Castell, Rachel Mai, Amy Hoang, Moustafa Badawi, Caroline Skalley, Jennifer Siller, Adeena Arain, Sarah Suki
Communications and Media: Christine Nguyen, Noreen Ali, Mary Jung, Ina de los Santos, Han Nguyen, Anacristina Chapa
Events and Social: Monica Anderson, Ashlyn Adamcik, Katie Womack, Victoria Tindol, Mariangela Arata, Bristol Galbraith, Emily Markle, Stephanie Williams, Jennifer Siller, Christina Noblett
Community Service: Alexandra MacCallum, April Kwan, Hillary Tandy, Helen Hau, Austin Faulk, Sarah Suki, Stephanie Williams
Leadership: Jojo Omaghomi, Seth Williams, Alex Plagenhoef, Suneil Tandon, Moustafa Badawi, Patrick Scholl, Ibrahim Zanayed, Grant Marcantel, Joe Vaughn, Cameron Waters
Wellness Committee: Danielle Gibbons, Adrienne Rhodes
Golf Tournament: Andrew Heath, Ryan Jones