NADP continues to represent the dental benefits industry to key stakeholders and legislators.


SNOMED International

NADP’s Diagnostic Terminology (DT) Subworkgroup (SWG) Chair Dr. Linda Vidone (Dental Service of MA) and NADP Deputy Executive Director Timothy L. Brown represented the dental benefits industry at the SNOMED International Meeting April 4-7 in London, England. They were joined by DT SWG member Dr. Sheila Strock (Delta Dental of IL) in person with other DT SWG members participating virtually in the Dentistry Clinical Reference Group (CRG). SNOMED International determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

Virtual Advocacy in Action

NADP members and staff served as the voice of the dental benefits industry during the industry Congressional fly-in, Virtual Advocacy in Action, April 26-28.  For more details see related article in this newsletter.

In the News

Eme Augustini Named DFWAE Executive of the Year

The Dallas-Fort Worth Association of Association Executives (DFWAE) recently honored NADP Executive Director Eme Augustini with its Executive of the Year award during its April 25 Association Day meeting in Irving, Texas

The DFWAE Executive of the Year award is presented annually to recognize an association CEO and member of DFWAE who demonstrates excellence and leadership. 

DFWAE recognized Eme for her leadership qualities that so many of us strive for daily.  DFWAE noted, “She is decisive, inclusive, thoughtful, and perhaps most importantly- elevates those around her.  Within DFWAE, Eme has been crucial to moving several initiatives forward but her most visible contributions have been on the IDEA (Inclusive, Diversity, Equity Awareness) committee.”

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