The ADA has named Ruth Lipman, PhD, as the new director of scientific information.
In this role, Lipman will manage the development, review, and publication of scientific information that provides ADA members with clinically relevant dental research and information. Prior to joining the ADA, Lipman was the chief science and practice officer for the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
While at the AADE, Lipman oversaw research efforts and reviewed evidence for practice documents. She has also held various faculty appointments at Harvard University School of Medicine, Tufts University School of Nutrition, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
"I'm thrilled to be part of the ADA," she stated in a press release. "I look forward to serving ADA members and leading the development of scientific information that will help promote better oral health."