About Us
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President's Address
Our Mission

The mission of our association is to unite the Chinese dentists practicing in the tri-state area as a group. So that we can introduce the importance of oral health to better serve the community. And it also provides networking opportunities and continue education course to improve quality of dental care.
We are aiming for a continuous growth of our   
membership; strength comes in unity and
member. And our relevance is in direct
proportion to our size.

Continuing Education is the soul of our
professional organization. We conduct        
quarterly study club in different boroughs of
New York City.

CADA will affiliate with CAIPA (Chinese     
American Independent Association) in order
to serve our community better.

CADA also has students chapters at NYC,
Columbia University, SUNY at Stony Brook. 
We provide the mentoring program and        
advisors at the dental schools to help dental  
students.

CADA has website to help members to post
job opening for new dentist and professional
opportunities to help dentists rent office space        
or selling buying dental practice.

CADA conducts the outreach programs to
arouse awareness and importance of
oral health at the community.

CADA also has affiliation with dental schools
in Taiwan and China. We hope we will have
exchange program with dentists, facilities,
students in the future.

We have Bi-Annual meeting composes of CE
course and gala dinner for social gathering
We hope more colleagues and students to join     
CADA, we can make CADA a stronger and
better organization with more participation.
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History of CADA

1991       A group of Chinese dental faculty and    
               students from New York University and
               Columbia University established a study
               club with the purpose of education and
               networking; and to share with each other
               experiences at their respective schools.
               The founders, Dr. Victor Lin, Dr. Andrew
               Kuo, Dr. Samuel Jung and several others
               met at the Grace Church on Broadway
               near Washington Square.

1992       Dr. Peter Wang led the study club. A
               formal meeting was held at the Sheraton
               Hotel In Flushing.

1993       The population of the group began to
               grow with the influx of Chinese dentists in
               the Tri-state area. With the increasing
               number to members, Dr. Samuel Jung,
               Dr. Steven Lee, Dr. Daniel Yen, Dr.
               Henry Chiu, and Dr. Thiem Le discussed 
               the matter and officially established the
               Chinese American Dental Association
               (CADA) as a registered non-profit 
               organization.

1995       CADA joined the FDI convention in
               Hong Kong. From there, we went into
              China for the first China visit.

2000      When the new millennium began, the term
              of presidency was changed to two years
              instead of one.

2001      CADA ventured on an educational trip to
              Taiwan with the Deans of NYU and
              Columbia University to join a FIDC
              meeting. With sixty four members present,
              we were the largest group there. At this
              trip, NYU renewed a contract with 
              National Yangming University School of 
              Dentistry as sister schools. After Taiwan,
              we went to China to visit Beijing
              University, Shanghai second Medical
              Hospital, School of Dentistry where NYU
             signed a contract with them designating
             affiliation.

2003     CADA once again ventured out to Xian,
             China. We visited the Xian Military Dental
             School. Since then, it has been a tradition
             for CADA to organize the educational tour
             every other year.