Three Dental Educators Receive ADEA/Colgate-Palmolive Co. Awards at the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

  Three Dental Educators Receive ADEA/Colgate-Palmolive Co. Awards at the 2014
  ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- March 24, 2014

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) presented three awards to
dental educators March 16 during the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in
San Antonio, TX. The awards are supported by educational grants from the
Colgate-Palmolive Company.

“ADEA is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of these outstanding dental
educators, and we are grateful for the support of the Colgate-Palmolive
Company. The continued evolution of dental education relies on the recipients’
hard work and habits of excellence,” says ADEA Chair of the Board, Stephen K.
Young, D.D.S., M.S.

The ADEA/Colgate-Palmolive Co. Allied Dental Educators Fellowship was
presented to Prof. Rachel Henry, the Ohio State University College of
Dentistry. It provides support for participation in the ADEA Leadership
Institute or a three-month fellowship at the ADEA office in Washington, DC.

The ADEA/Colgate-Palmolive Co. Excellence in Teaching Award was presented to
Dr. Mark Fitzgerald, University of Michigan School of Dentistry. The award
provides support to educators to enhance teaching efforts.

The ADEA/ADEA Council of Students, Residents and Fellows/Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Junior Faculty Award was presented to Dr. Anita Joy, Southern Illinois
University School of Dental Medicine. The award provides support to educators
to enhance teaching efforts.

“Colgate-Palmolive’s ongoing support of these awards exemplifies our
dedication and commitment to dental education, dental educators and students,”
says Barbara Shearer, B.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D., Director of Scientific Affairs at
the Colgate-Palmolive Company. “On behalf of ADEA and all of the recipients,
please accept our sincerest congratulations for your achievements.”

About the American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental
education. Its members include all U.S. and Canadian dental schools and many
allied and advanced dental education programs, corporations, faculty, and
students. The mission of ADEA is to lead individuals and institutions of the
dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing
education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the health of the
public. ADEA’s activities encompass a wide range of research, advocacy,
faculty development, meetings, and communications, such as the esteemed
Journal of Dental Education, as well as the dental school admissions services
AADSAS, PASS, DHCAS and CAAPID. For more information about ADEA, visit

About the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition

The ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition is the premier professional development
and networking event in academic dentistry, featuring four days of dynamic
plenary sessions and workshops, and an exhibit hall show casing academic
dentistry’s leading partners and suppliers. For more information, visit

About Colgate-Palmolive Company

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly
focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.
Colgate-Palmolive sells its products in more than 200 countries and
territories worldwide under internationally recognized brand names: Colgate,
Palmolive, Mennen, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, Elmex,
Tom's of Maine, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science
Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet. For more information about
Colgate-Palmolive's global business, visit the Company's web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures®
oral health education program, please visit


American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
Jayne Lytel, 202-289-7201
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