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Awards & Honors


Esteban Garza

Esteban Garza, a second-year dental student, spent seven weeks last summer in the Washington, D.C. area as a summer intern for the American Association for Dental Research.

Garza worked with the AADR’s legislative affairs and marketing and communications departments and with the American Dental Education Association Center for Public Policy and Advocacy under his mentor Dr. Daryl Pritchard, director of legislative affairs for the AADR.

Garza’s duties included projects involving policy development and advocacy, congressional outreach, public relations and research. All were designed to raise the public awareness of oral health.