David Peña

Blog entries by David Peña:

Seeking Nominations for the Board of Trustees

Posted August 28, 2018 9:05 am

Dear HDA members, If you are passionate about the mission of Hispanic Dental Association and are interested in participating as a Board of Trustees Member, we are now accepting nominations and applications for 2019 new board members. To apply you must be a member in good standing with the HDA. Board positions are open to [Read more…]

HDA New Address

Posted December 14, 2016 7:59 am

HDA’s new mailing address is: Hispanic Dental Association P.O.BOX 153218 Austin, Texas 78715

2017 National Board Nominations

Posted December 6, 2016 2:01 pm

Are you willing to serve on the National Board of Trustees? The Board represents a broad cross section of oral health leaders. Each member is essential to the success of the HDA and must understand and fulfill the responsibilities and commitments required of this position. The responsibilities shared among the Board of Trustees include: the governance of [Read more…]

HDAF 2016 Symposiums

Posted October 18, 2016 12:00 pm

The HDAF cordially invites you to participate in Roundtable discussions on PROGRESS & INNOVATION FOR THE ORAL HEALTH OF UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS.  Each discussion will include dental school deans, students, researchers, industry leaders, organized dentistry leaders, and impassioned oral health care providers. Discussions will focus on innovative opportunities to meet the needs of underserved communities, children, [Read more…]

Job Opportunities

Posted July 25, 2016 12:45 pm

University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry-Department of Prosthodontics The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty member in Department of Prosthodontics.    Position available October 31, 2016; screening begins immediately.  Must have:  DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent; Master’s Degree or Certificate in Prosthodontics from ADA-accredited dental school; and Board [Read more…]

2016-2017 Scholarship Applications! Apply Now!

Posted July 15, 2016 2:02 pm

To build healthier Hispanic communities we connect partners and develop leaders who impact transformational strategies for education, scholarship and research. The Hispanic Dental Association Foundation is committed to supporting students through the educational process by awarding grants and scholarships to individuals with strong support from corporate partners and individual donors: Colgate-Palmolive, Proctor & Gamble, A-dec, Dr. Juan Villareal, [Read more…]


Posted June 2, 2016 11:49 am

The Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Dental Van is coming to your city or a city near you. Please sign up today as a volunteer dental professional to provide free visual screenings and/or educate children and families up to 12 years old aboard the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Dental Van.    TO SIGN UP: COPY THE FOLLOWING [Read more…]

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for a full-time clinical -track faculty member in Clinic Administration.

Posted May 27, 2016 1:48 pm

IOWA The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for a full-time clinical -track faculty member in Clinic Administration.    Position available July 1, 2016; screening begins immediately.  Must have:  DDS/DMD from ADA-accredited dental school.  Desirable:  successful completion of advanced training program in general dentistry (GPR/AEGD) from ADA-accredited institution; relevant teaching & clinical practice experience [Read more…]

MassMutual Study on Business Owners Gives Insights on Latinos’ Business Attitudes and Concerns

Posted May 25, 2016 7:34 am

Dental professionals in private practice share many of the values and attitudes towards business planning as other closely-held business owners. That’s why this month, we’d like to share with HDA members an article about a study on Latino business owners conducted by MassMutual to spark a meaningful dialogue about how to best position your dental [Read more…]


Posted May 19, 2016 12:53 pm

First Place Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Second Place University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry Third Place University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston Click here to view all 2016 Orgullo Videos