Three University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston students have been selected for 2014-15 national leadership positions with the American Student Dental Association (ASDA). Adrien Lewis will chair the Council on Membership; Laura Nelson was appointed Associate to the Council on Communications, and Andrew Naeger was appointed Associate to the Council on Professional Issues.
The students were chosen from a competitive field of extremely qualified national candidates and will play an important role in achieving the associate’s goals for the coming year, said ASDA Executive Director Nancy Honneycutt.
Lewis is a second-year dental student from Beaumont who graduated from Baylor University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in biology, minoring in chemistry and business administration. She previously served as an Associate on ASDA’s Council on Membership.
Nelson, also a second-year dental student, is from Dallas and earned a bachelor’s degree in human development and family sciences from The University of Texas at Austin.
Naeger is a first-year dental student from The Woodlands. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biomedical science.