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Foundation Names First Recipient of Dr. Anil Chandra Memorial Educator Grant

The Foundation for Endodontics announced Dr. Rebeca Weisleder-Urow, Clinical Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, as the inaugural recipient of its first named Full Time Educator Development Grant (FTEDG), which honors the late Dr. Anil Chandra of India who succumbed to COVID in 2021. The Chandra FTEDG…

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Why I Give

Increased Pledge Fabricio B. Teixeira, DDS, MS, PhD Professor & Head of Endodontics University of Iowa  Why did you choose to make a Benefactor level donation and then increase to the Founder level?  From my perspective as an educator, the Foundation gives educators so much. Everyone is struggling, and without the Foundation it would be really tough.…

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Wake Smiles Gives Wake County Something Big to Smile About

Spotlight on Dr. David Wong Foundation for Endodontics’ & US Endo Partners’ 2021 Domestic Access to Care Grantee For 20 years, Wake Smiles has provided dental healthcare services to the thousands of people living below the poverty line in Wake County, NC.  Dr. David Wong became involved as a volunteer in the clinic. “I felt…

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Foundation for Endodontics Announces $500,000 Pledge from Endo1 Partners that will Benefit Residents and Academic Leaders

The following press release was sent on behalf of the Foundation for Endodontics to media sources throughout the world. For immediate release: February 24, 2022 For more information:Alyson Whittlesey, Assistant Executive Director for Foundation for Endodontics, 312-872-0468Kim FitzSimmons, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for AAE, 800-872-3636 CHICAGO – The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of…

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2021 Winner’s Circle

Congratulations to the members of the 2021 Winner’s Circle! Leticia Chaves de Souza, DDS, MS, PhD: Spring 2021 Highest-Scoring Faculty Proposal Dr. Souza earned her dental degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2004. She has a Master’s degree in Endodontics and a PhD degree in Materials Science, and joined the…

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