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Celebrating Our Community
NYUCD Hosts ADEA Field Advocacy Workshop
 


From left: Deborah Darcy, ADEA Director of Congressional Affairs; Mike Kalutkiewicz, AADR Director of Legislative Affairs; Dr. Andrew I. Spielman, NYUCD Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and workshop organizer; Gina Luke, ADEA Director of Legislative Policy Development; Dr. Janet Leigh, Professor and Chair of Oral Medicine, LSU, and 2008 ADEA Legislative Fellow; Myla Moss, ADEA Director of Congressional Relations & Regulatory Affairs; Jack Bresch, Associate Executive Director of ADEA & Director of ADEA Center for Public Policy and Advocacy; and Steve Heuer, Director of Federal Affairs for NYU.








NYUCD recently hosted a half-day Field Advocacy Workshop conducted by the ADEA Center for Public Policy and Advocacy. Topics included the legislative process, grassroots advocacy, the Deamonte Driver Dental Access Improvement Act of 2008, funding issues related to dental research, how to compromise during legislative negotiations, and how to get one’s message out to members of Congress.