2018 Dental Trade Alliance Foundation-Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, Inc. Scholarship Winner:
Christopher Lai, a Philadelphia native, is a fourth year dental student at Penn Dental Medicine. Besides his achievements in his clinical work and academics, Christopher finds time as an honors community and research student. As a child from a low income, single parent family from Hong Kong, Christopher understands the challenges that his community face. He organized oral screenings, translation services, direct referrals, and oral health promotions in order to bridge the gap of oral health disparities.