‘Dentists are fully qualified doctors,’ Dr. Gist stated. ‘With proper preparatory training in disaster response they could be invaluable assets in the community response to both man-made and organic disasters.’.. ADA commends Congressmen for introduction of Dental care Emergency Responder Act The American Dental Association today commended Reps. Michael Burgess and Edolphus Towns for presenting the Teeth Emergency Responder Take action , a bill that could bolster the country’s capability to respond to natural disasters or terrorist attacks by taking advantage of dentists’ extensive education, professionalism and training.All other perpetrators were classified as non-intimates and included acquaintances and friends, and more rarely, family members, groups and strangers. Initially through in-person interviews at the institute and subsequently through questionnaires mailed with their homes, 927 women averaging 24 years at the beginning of the study reported their encounters of sexual victimization at three time points. The sample of females ages 18-30 was representative of Buffalo and Erie County with 75 % of the ladies identifying themselves as Caucasian, 17 % as African American and small %ages as Hispanic, Asian, and Native American. Typical income was $35,000 and 40 % of the ladies were signed up for college.