Bhatt_DeevaDeeva Bhatt, Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine 

Deeva Bhatt is in her third year at Nova Southeastern University. She is concurrently pursuing her MPH degree with a goal to help enhance her contribution to the community upon graduation.  Deeva joined AAWD during her D1 year.  The following year, she served as Secretary and is currently Vice President. She loves the strong female community AAWD provides and feels it is a great resource for advice, camaraderie and ideas. Her favorite part about her local chapter is the holiday event where they raise over 900 pounds of food for the local community.  In her free time, Deeva is an avid reader, and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as traveling to new places. 


Katherine_sage_medKatherine Sage, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Dental Medicine 

Katherine is in her third year at LECOM.  She was born in Burlington, Vermont and grew up in Michigan. In 2012, Katherine graduated with a degree in Biology from Loyola University Chicago. Her first career aspirations were to manufacture synthetic organs. During her third year of undergrad, she became interested in dentistry and changed her entire career path. Katherine is passionate about women in dentistry and orthodontics. She has served on both founding organizational executive boards for the Predoctoral Orthodontics Association and the AAWD Student Chapter at LECOM. Katherine is excited and feels blessed to have the opportunity to serve as a National Student Representative.  She looks forward to enriching and furthering the lives and careers of the women in AAWD. Katherine enjoys spending time with her two sisters, her “spunky” 18-month-old niece and her “sweet” nephew.