David White, MDS Director of Governmental Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy

MDS David White

David White, MDS Director of Governmental Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy

On October 8, Harvard ASDA hosted Mr. David White for a dinner talk to increase student engagement with advocacy. Mr. White, the Massachusetts Dental Society’s Director of Governmental Affairs and Grassroots Advocacy, gave a presentation on current legislative issues impacting dental students at state and national levels, from the PGY-1 bill, mid-level providers, and the ACA. Afterwards, Helen Yang, Harvard chapter legislative liaison, briefly talked about how dental students can engage with these issues, such as through ASDA’s ENGAGE and lobbying.