THE SCADA STORY
Welcome to SCADA! SCADA – the Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application – is a global student competition, aimed at engaging the next generation of dental professionals in the discovery and advancement of dental research, and the improvement of oral health worldwide.
The first International Association of Student Clinicians - American Dental Association (ADA) or SCADA Program was launched as a joint venture between DENTSPLY International and the American Dental Association in 1959 during the centennial session of the ADA in New York City. The program was conceived by the late Dr. Harold H. Hillenbrand, former Executive Director of the ADA, and the late Mr. Henry M. Thornton, former Chairman of DENTSPLY International. Their goal was to help students discover research, advance themselves, and find inspiring ways to improve dental care – and continues in this spirit today.
- Engage students to discover the importance and power of dental research.
- Provide opportunities for students to Advance their Research skills and careers.
- Inspire students to look for new ways to have a positive impact on dental care and oral health.
The first regional Student Clinician Program was organized in 2002 under the auspices of the Southeast Asian Division of the International Association for Dental Research. One student from each of the following locales in invited to participate: Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam.
In South East Asia, the Student Clinician Research Program is conducted annually in conjunction with the assistance and approval of the Southeast Asian Division of the International Association for Dental Research, IADR-SEA. The finalist from each of the six participating countries will receive an expense paid trip to the annual IADR-SEA meeting, where the regional competition is held. The winne of the regional competition will receive an expense paid trip to represent our region at the Annual Session of the American Dental Association in the following year in the United States.
Please contact Verena Schuetter regarding hotel information for the 2018 program.
Please contact Verena Schuetter regarding travel information for the 2018 program.
Faculty members or students seeking additional information regarding the regulations of the IADR-SEA/SCADA Program are invited to write to :
Ms Verena Schuetter
Marketing Communication Manager Asia