National Dental PBRN presents at the University of Florida's Dental School

National Dental PBRN South Atlantic Region hosted the class of 2013 dental students at the University of Florida on July 26, 2012 and the class of 2015 dental students on August 1, 2012.  Deborah McEdward, Regional Coordinator for the nation's network, gave a short informational presentation to the senior and sophomore dental students about how they could be involved in the network and answered questions. Dr. Valeria Gordan, South Atlantic Regional Director, and Dr. Joseph Riley, South Atlantic Regional Deputy Director, also spoke to the students about the future opportunities and benefits available to them as members of the network when they graduate. The students had an opportunity to learn more about practice-based research and understand some of the research questions of dentists in every day practice.  Regional Coordinator Brenda Thacker and Pearl Ann Harris were also on hand to answer questions and share their experiences with practitioners who have already participated in practice-based research projects.