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Edmonton & District Dental Society

EDDS Relations

Dear Dr. Pohl,
Congratulations on your centenary! We are so pleased your members chose to celebrate by establishing the Edmonton & District Dental Society (EDDS) Oral Health Community Engagement Fund, Thank you, Providing our students with multiple opportunities to serve disadvantaged, vulnerable or underserved communities; developing leadership in responding to the challenges and priorities of community oral health care needs; and encouraging student engagment in public health research to improve oral health care delivery will benefit the communities most in need, The positive impacts of this community~service learning will extend well beyond the individuals served, Our Dentistry students will carry these experiences with them, and continue on their paths to becoming conscientious, generous citizens and practitioners, The EDDS's efforts to serve and build community, and to encourage excellence in the education and practice of dentistry, are greatly appreciated, Again, thank you, and I wish you well in your next 100 years,

Yours sincerely,
Indira V, Samarasekera, O,C, President and Vice-Chancellor