Katie Divine

Oregon dental student proposes during clinic

The entire clinical floor of more than 400 people was silent on Monday, Feb. 4, when Interim Dean Dr. Gary Chiodo came onto the intercom asking for everyone’s attention. All students and patients at Oregon Health Sciences University were waiting on edge to hear what this important announcement was. They had no idea what they… Read more »

Real-life social networking

How do you find a job out of dental school? With extensive student debt, most graduates are not opening their own solo practice. Many are looking for associate positions with a future buy-in option. Where do you go to find these jobs? Perhaps your state dental association has a ‘classifieds’ section on their webpage with… Read more »

Moral Monday: Discussing differential diagnoses

According to Web MD’s dictionary, a differential diagnosis is “the determination of which of two or more diseases with similar symptoms is the one from which the patient is suffering, by a systematic comparison and contrasting of the clinical findings”. An experience I have had with ‘differential diagnoses’ proved to be challenging not due to… Read more »

Preview: October ASDA News

As the temperatures cool down and the leaves change colors, you know it is autumn. And for me in Minnesota, that means the snow is just around the corner! But the good news is, the electronic version of October ASDA News is live! You can expect it to be in your mailbox this week! Read on for a preview of this issue…