Assistant Dean for Community Partnerships at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine
Dr. Albert Abena serves as the Assistant Dean for Community Partnerships at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine. Abena previously directed a community dental clinic for the Marquette University School of Dentistry for almost twenty years, and practiced general dentistry for 14 years in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the San Francisco Bay Area prior to his employment at Marquette.
Abena earned his law degree from Marquette University Law School in 2008, with a focus on healthcare law and alternative dispute resolution. Abena was a co-recipient of a Social Justice Award presented to Marquette University in 2017 by City on a Hill, a Milwaukee social service organization, for “tremendous work in engaging faculty and students in solutions to poverty and injustice.”