Theresa Groody, EFDA, CDA
Theresa Groody, MEd, EFDA, CDA, has worked in the area of clinical and academic dentistry for more than 35 years.
She teaches Expanded Functions Dental Assisting (EFDA) Lecture and Laboratory courses at Harcum College, where employed as the Director of Professional Studies and still works part-time clinically.
In September 2011, Ms. Groody was appointed and confirmed to fill the newly created EFDA position on the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry. As an appointed curriculum consultant for the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), Ms. Groody conducts site visits for dental assisting programs across the country and lectures on Expanded Functions locally and nationally.