Leo E. Rouse
Dr. Leo E. Rouse serves as Senior Scholar-in-Residence of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), Chair of the ADEAGies Foundation Board of Trustees and Liaison to the ADEA Council of Deans. He is Professor and Dean Emeritus of the Howard University College of Dentistry. He served on the Expert Panel of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) representing ADEA charged with developing the Core Competencies for IPEC. He is a member of the National Advisory Council of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. In March 2010, he was elected President-Elect of ADEA and on March 17, 2011, was installed as the first African American President of ADEA. His pertinent awards include: the 2009 ADEA Presidential Citation, the 2015 ADEA Chairman of the Board Citation. Other recognitions include the 2015 Alan J. Davis/Student Clinician American Dental Association Achievement Award, the Howard University College of Dentistry Alumni Achievement Award in 1997, the 2011 Sterling V. Mead Award from the District of Columbia Dental Society, the 2011 Legend Award from the National Dental Association. Upon his retirement as Dean, he received the 2015 Trailblazer Ward from the National Dental Association and a 2015 Presidential Citation from the American Dental Association. Dr. Rouse was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters Honorary Degree from the Western University of Health Sciences in May 2014.
Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery etc.