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DDS/When Politics and Dentistry Meet
Georgia State Senator, Dr. Lester G. Jackson

October 11, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:20 pm EDT

Dr. Lester Jackson
  • Hear from Dr. Jackson about his experiences as a dentist and journey to become a state senator.
  • Learn the ways in which politics directly affects dentistry and how we as students can lead the way to enact change 
    • By the end of the lecture:
      • Learn the proper ways in which a lobbyist can effectively persuade a politician to favor one’s point of view
      • Discover tactics that should absolutely be avoided as to not cause a politician to feel as though your issue holds little weight
      • Leave with the knowledge of how advocating and dentistry are one in the same, now and for the rest of your career.


October 11, 2020
11:30 am - 12:20 pm EDT