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UF Student National Dental Association wins several honors

Published: August 11th, 2010

Category: Honors, Awards & Appointments, News

Members of the UF SNDA Chapter pose with their award-winning scrapbook.

Members of the UF SNDA Chapter pose with their award-winning scrapbook.

Congratulations to the UF College of Dentistry Chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) members. The chapter won Chapter of the Year and First Place in the Scrapbook Competition at the 97th NDA/SNDA Annual Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, held on July 16-21, 2010.

O. Osundolu Atanda, D.M.D.

O. Osundolu Atanda, D.M.D.

O. Osundolu Atanda, D.M.D., class of 2011, is past SNDA Vice-President of the UF chapter and represented the UF SNDA Chapter at the 97th Convention as a SNDA Conference Delegate.  During the annual convention Atanda was elected to the SNDA Executive board and will represent the college as the 2010-2011 SNDA National Recording Secretary.

Student National Dental Association: www.sndanet.org
For over two decades, the Student National Dental Association has fulfilled its purpose of promoting good fellowship and cooperation among its members and aiding in the advancement of minority students in dentistry.

National Dental Association: www.ndaonline.org
For 86 years, the NDA has been a national forum for minority dentists and a leader in advancing their rights within the dental profession, the armed services, the government and the private sector. Through scholarships and support programs, the NDA promotes dentistry as a viable profession.