Hispanic Dental Association Is On The Move

HDA is on the move. See where we have already been in 2018 and where we are headed. Check the event schedule below and join us on the journey. Note: Information subject to change as more events are added

January 2018

  • 24th – 28th Yankee Dental Congress, Boston, MA
    Active participation of the local chapters, student and professional, HDA
    national representation by Dr. Ana Zea, Board of Trustees.

February 2018

  • 9th Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the ADA
    HDA President-elect, Dr. Ricardo Mendoza, representing the HDA.
  • 21st -24th Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting
    Representation by HDA President Dr. Anna Munne; HDA President-elect Dr.
    Ricardo Mendoza; and HDA CEO Dr. R. Ivan Lugo.
    • 21st Oral Health America Gala
    • 21st – 24th Student Chapter Participation during the conference.
    • 23rd HDA Social-networking Gathering
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Cantina Laredo Restaurant to welcome national
      officers, integrate with the local chapters leaders, students and HDA
      members and friends from around the country.
  • 21st – 24th American Student Dental Association (ASDA)
    Representing the Hispanic Student Dental Association (HSDA)
    Mr. Nicholas Rodriguez, National HDA Student Trustee and Ms. Lizeth Correa,
    student representative from the UCLA HSDA.

March 2018

  • 17th – 20th American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
    Dr. R. Ivan Lugo, CEO HDA; Mr. Nicholas Rodriguez, HDA Student Board
    Member; and Mr. Jonnathan Matute student representative from the HSDA
    Chapter from Rutgers University will be representing HDA.

April 2018

  • Investigating mission trip to Dominican Republic in conjunction with the
    Massachusetts or New Jersey Chapter (pending).

May 2018

  • 3rd – 5th Texas Dental Association Annual Meeting
    • HDA Social Event open to all members to be announced. HDA President,
      Dr. Anna Munne, HDA Past President Dr. Frank Ramos, and HDA
      Trustee Dr. Christina Meiners will be in attendance.

    • 9th Special Olympics/Special Smiles Program of Illinois
      Greater Chicago HDA Chapter participation, Dr. Ricardo Mendoza, Presidentelect
      for the HDA is the chairman of this program.

    • 10th Georgia Hispanic Dental Association
      HDA National President Dr. Anna Munne will be giving greetings and holding a
      Town Hall meeting.

    • 18th – 19th Mom n PA Dental Mission Reading, PA
      HDA CEO Dr. R. Ivan Lugo is leading the After Care Program in this bilingual
      Hispanic area.

    June 2018

    • 7th – 9th Academy of General Dentistry
      HDA President Dr. Anna Munne and HDA CEO Dr. R. Ivan Lugo will represent
      the Hispanic Dental Association.
    • 22nd – 23th San Juan, Puerto Rico
      HDA and the Healthcare Executive Development Academy in
      collaboration with the Center for Leadership and Learning, and the
      University of Puerto Rico
      joint forces to foster interprofessional education
      and leadership development for faculty and students, as well as leaders in the
      healthcare professions.
      Integration of HEDA faculty/GIES Foundation Student Program. Speakers to
      include HDA Secretary Rosa Chaviano-Moran and HDA Board of Trustees Dr.
      Herminio Perez on student and chapter development.
      • 23th Afternoon dedicated to providing dental care to hurricane
        victims in San Juan
    • 29th – 30th MA HDA Symposium in Dental Careers and 25th
      Anniversary Gala honoring Dr. Aidee Nieto-Herman – Founder

      HDA President Dr. Anna Munne will represent the Hispanic Dental

    September 2018

    • 8th national HSDA Student Regional Conference at the University of
      Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Ricardo Mendoza HDA President-elect chairing the
      event. Dr. Anna Munne HDA president and HDA Board of Trustees and Officers
      will be in attendance.

    October 2018

    • 18th – 22nd American Dental Association Meeting
      HDA president Dr. Anna Munne and HDA CEO Dr. R. Ivan Lugo will be hosting
      a social event for all HDA members in attendance. More details to follow.

    November 2018

    • 23th – 26th HDA/HSDA Annual Conference
      2nd Annual Symposium on Healthcare Executive Development
      Academy and Global Health and Technology Innovation Forum
      at the
      Greater New York Dental Meeting. Education, business and social events.
      Something for everyone: practitioners, academia, students, hygienists, lab
      technicians, and assistants