Member Spotlights

ASDA’s membership is made up of more than 23,000 predoctoral and predental students. Learn more about our members as they share their experiences in dental school and preparing for dental school.

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  • Cleary-Cailin

    Cailin Cleary

    Leader

    How has ASDA helped you build your leadership skills?
    Being Vice President of the Stony Brook ASDA chapter, I have had amazing opportunities to work with many students throughout our school and across the nation. Planning ASDA’s Fever Week, I am able to help incoming D1s, introduce … read more

  • Mistretta-Lauren

    Lauren Mistretta

    Leader

    How has ASDA helped you build your leadership skills?
    ASDA has helped me with time management, networking, public speaking, and critical thinking. I found it enriching to attend many chapter, district, and national events this past year. The District 2 Meeting introduced me … read more

  • Bettinger-Robbie

    Robbie Bettinger

    First Impression - Predental

    Why do you want to be a dentist?
    My interest in dentistry has developed from multiple events in my life. Through shadowing and personal experiences, I have seen firsthand how dentistry has the ability to improve the well-being of patients both physically and mentally. Additionally, … read more

  • Cindy-Qiang

    Cindy Qiang

    Leader

    How has ASDA helped you build your leadership skills?
    As the current co-president of our chapter at NYU, it is hard to believe that I had no prior leadership experience in dentistry before joining ASDA. When I first joined ASDA two years ago, I organized my first few Lunch-and-Learns … read more

  • Haley-Schultz

    Haley Schultz

    Leader

    How has ASDA helped you build your leadership skills?
    As an eager pre-dental student attending ASDA Pre-Dental Days at various dental schools I was inspired to become a leader in my undergrad organizations as well as immediately when I started dental school. To give back to … read more

  • Joe-Linser

    Joe Linser

    Leader

    How has ASDA helped you build your leadership skills?
    In undergrad, I started my journey in ASDA, serving two terms as secretary of our executive board for our small unofficial ASDA chapter. At the time, I was so involved in some other extracurriculars and was an RA, so I wasn't … read more