Steven P. Perlman DDS MSCD

University of Technology Jamaica - Oral Health Sciences forms AADMD Student Chapter

in Steven P. Perlman DDS MSCD, Info Blast

AADMD INFO BLAST - For AADMD Members and Friends

I am pleased to announce the formation of the student chapter of the AADMD from the College of Oral Health Sciences University of Technology, Jamaica.

Our student leader will be Laurian Lue Yen (DMD 2015) and faculty mentors Dr. Winston Davidson and Dr. Hillary Jones. The chapter has the enthusiastic support of Dr. Irving McKenzie, Dean and Chief Dental Officer of Jamaica.

President's Letter

in Steven P. Perlman DDS MSCD, Articles, President's Letter

To the Membership and Board of AADMD,

Thank you all for the honor of allowing me to serve as your president. I have been most fortunate to have longstanding friendships with many of you and look forward with enthusiasm to working together and meeting our new members.

Since our annual meeting in Arizona, we have produced two important policy statements for which we should be extremely proud.

AADMD Lifetime Achievement Award 2010

in Steven P. Perlman DDS MSCD, Info Blast

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY
in recognition of his contribution in promoting and advancing oral health care
to the "Special Needs Community" awards to
Dr. Barry Waldman
The AADMD Lifetime Achievement Award
2010

"If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it."

Children in Rural Areas

in H. Barry Waldman DDS MPH PhD, Steven P. Perlman DDS MSCD, Articles, Education Articles

In this issue of the “Reviews and Reports,” Drs. Waldman and Perlman heighten our awareness of the unique challenges presented to individuals living in rural environments and also having a developmental disability. The old expression “out of sight, out of mind” certainly comes into play here. But there is hope; while limited, there are examples of attempts to remedy this situation (see ruralinstitute.umt.edu/). As the authors reveal, a significant disparity exists between numbers requiring care and numbers of trained caregivers available. From these authors comes a “Call to Action."

AADMD Members Receive Spirit of China Award

in Steven P. Perlman DDS MSCD, Articles, Volume 3 Issue 1

On October 3, 2007, in Shanghai, China, Special Olympics honored Dr. Paul Berman and I with its highest award, the Spirit of China Award for global leadership in promoting human dignity. Past recipients of this award include Nelson Mandela, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Deng Pufang, Nadia Comaneci, Yao Ming, Vanessa Williams, and Ray Lane. The event was televised throughout Asia as a television special with leaders of the Chinese entertainment industry performing. We cannot express how overwhelmed we were as we had no knowledge of our receiving it prior to the event.

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