The LSU OMS Dental Alumni Association is a vibrant organization of oral surgeons. We support the School of Dentistry through student outreach and through a host of other activities. We support alumni through facilitating a means for alumni to remain in touch with the School and with each other.
Each year the Dental Alumni Association (DAA) presents $3400in scholarships to all the dental classes based on professional development,plus two additional awards to the senior dental class for clinical excellence and most motivated student.
Three times a year the Dental Alumni Association sponsors a competitive blood drive to help replenish our Blood Center with blood, 50-60% of which is transfused to prematurely born infants.
Our Alumni Association sponsors a mentorship program that matches alumni with interested students. The Annual Alumni Mentor Night gives students an opportunity to meet alumni and gain valuable insight into therealworld challenges of practicing dentistry and dental hygiene.
The Dental Alumni Association jointly publishes OraCal, a newsletter that features news from the school, articles on noted faculty and alumni, and highlights of upcoming Alumni Association events.
The Dental Alumni Association organizes an outstanding two-day scientific session each year. As part of the scientific session, class reunions are coordinated.