November 8, 2018

I've always been a musician, but I didn't get into singing opera until I was in college. There were a lot of reasons that I loved it, but I think the main one was that it was a great way to connect with people. When you do a period show, you get this incredible window...

October 10, 2018

Come enjoy a day of dentistry with Pitt Dental Students! The American Student Dental Association (ASDA) will be hosting a day to teach you all about dental school, and answer any questions you may have. Activities this year include: Waxing lab, drilling lab, impression...

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been an extremely competitive person. I played volleyball in high school, but when I got to college I needed a way to release all of that competitive energy. Throughout my freshman year I realized how much I missed it. I especially m...

August 22, 2018

The 12th Annual ASDA Charity Golf Outing at Birdsfoot Golf Club was a major success this year.! The charity to which the outing benefitted was Beverly’s Birthdays, a local charity that throws birthday parties for children of Pittsburgh affected by homelessness.  Studen...

July 24, 2018

So I’m gay. Most people probably know that because I’ve been shouting it around the dental school for the past three years. But what people might not know is that I’m also a lover of queer history and the progression of the LGBT community since before there was an LGBT...

July 18, 2018

Have you ever wanted to learn more about public health dentistry by both listening to individuals with knowledge of the field and participating in hands-on experiences? If so, you might be interested in joining Pitt’s chapter of the American Association of Public Healt...

April 24, 2018

Twice a year, ASDA hosts a picnic at the Veteran’s Pavilion in Schenley Park. Students, Faculty, Residents and families are all invited to come join in the fun. Burgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers are grilled on the spot and served up with every side imaginable. Not...

What is the biggest controversy of this year within ASDA? We voted on it at Annual Session!

What exactly happens at Annual Session and why is it so important? Why would the largest debate of the year occur exactly at this meeting?

ASDA Annual Session matters because it...

April 13, 2018

Midwestern U. Arizona c/o 2016

Pediatric Dentistry
2nd year Pediatric Dentistry Resident 

Q: Who is your ”employer”?
A: University of Pittsburgh

Q: What drew you into pursuing your specialty the most?
A: Getting to work with kids.

Q: What would be your advice to students in...

March 26, 2018

I have always loved any activity that involves being outdoors, whether it is camping, hiking, or hunting I find it hard to pass up an opportunity to get outside. Since starting dental school I have grown in my passion for hunting. Hunting gives me an opportunity to tra...

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