Congratulations 2014 HDAF Scholarship Recipients

Impacting the Future of Hispanic Dentistry through Scholarships
HDA and HDAF announce 2014 Scholarship Winners

WASHINGTON, DC. August 7, 2014— HDA is pleased to announce the Hispanic Dental Association Foundation (HDAF) Scholarship Winners of 2014. With the mission of building healthier Hispanic communities, and connecting with partners and developing leaders who impact transformational strategies for education, scholarship, and research, the 2014 donors sponsoring these scholarships are A-dec, Colgate, Dr. Juan D. Villarreal, HDAF, and Procter & Gamble. The scholarship winners are dental students in their third or fourth year of dental school, dental hygiene and dental auxiliary students in schools throughout the US.  They are:

2014 HDAF Scholarship Recipients for First, Second, Third, Fourth Year Dental Students and for First and Second Year Dental Auxiliary Students
Salvador Cardenas, UIC
Daniel Gonzalez, Tufts University
Anna I. Jobe, UMKC
Christina Puig, NSU
Oscar H. Reyna-Blanco, UCSF
Gloria E. Sasser, GRU

2014 Colgate-Palmolive Company Scholarship Recipients for a Dental Residency or Specialty Program
Jose Castillo, Columbia University
Ruben Espinoza, UCSF
Edward Heath, University of Michigan
Lorena Ray, UTHSCSA

2014 Dr. Juan D. Villarreal Scholarship Recipients for Dental Students and Dental Hygiene
Melanie Dones Flores, UTHSCSA
Tanya Sue Maestas, UTHSCH

2014 A-Dec Scholarship Recipients for Third and Fourth Year Dental Students
Lilly Padilla, UCSF
Natasha V. Diaz-Vidal, GRU

2014 Proctor & Gamble Scholarship Recipients for First, Second, Third, Fourth Year Dental Students and for First and Second Year Dental Auxiliary Students
Anale Dovalina, UTHSCH
Katherine Lorenzo-Machado, NSU
Debra Peterson, Western University
Nina Pham, UTHSCH
Daniel Ramirez, UCSF
Paola Salazar, UTHSCH

 

“Congratulations to the scholarship recipients. The Hispanic Dental Association Foundation is committed to supporting and encouraging students through their dental education by awarding scholarships to individuals with a passion to build healthier Hispanic communities and a commitment to give back to the community. We look towards the future with these leaders who will continue their efforts and contribute to the culture of our organizations. Thank you to all of our donors and the dedicated sponsors for these scholarships.” – Sarita Arteaga DMD, MAGD.

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About the Hispanic Dental Association Foundation

To build healthier Hispanic communities, we connect partners and develop leaders who impact transformational strategies for education, scholarship and research.