Congratulations to Pamela Sandow, D.M.D., who was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Dentists (ACD) during their annual meeting in November 2015, held in Washington, D.C. Established in 1920, the ACD is the oldest major honorary organization for dentists and is considered the “conscience of dentistry.” Its members exemplify excellence through outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society.
Sandow was also asked to serve as the chair of the Admissions Section of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) beginning in 2016. She serves as the assistant dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, is a clinical professor in the UF department of oral and maxillofacial diagnostic sciences and is the director of the UF Oral Medicine Clinic. Sandow earned her dental degree in 1986 and her certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 1987, both from the UF College of Dentistry.
ADEA is described as “the voice of dental education” with members from 76 U.S. and Canadian dental schools, over 800 allied and advanced dental education programs, 66 corporations and more than 20,000 individuals.
The mission of ADEA is to lead institutions and individuals in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the overall health and safety of the public.