May 14, 2019
Dr. Abdulcadir Sido
Teaching Sex Education in Africa
  • Born in Mogadishu, Somalia.  
  • Studied in Quranic school at age 7.  
  • Went to regular school at age 9.  
  • Left for Egypt at age 10 for school
  • At age 17 went back to Somalia after graduating from high school.  
  • Got scholarship to the USA.  
  • Studied at UCLA Pre-pharmacy
  • Transferred to the university of New Mexico.
  • Graduated with BS in Pharmacy and BA in Chemistry
  • Attended graduate school in hospital pharmacy at UW
  • Went to dental school at Marquette
  • Graduate with DDS in 1975.
  • While in dental school I Worked as a pharmacist at UW Hospital in Madison and Deaconess Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital in Milwaukee
  • Worked as a dentist for for the state of Wisconsin Department of Health and Correction
  • Taught at Matc in the dental auxiliaries programs since 1976
  • Became chairperson of Dental auxiliaries
  • Became the dean of health occupations
  • Became the administrative dean of health, human and protective services
  • Became Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Learners Success
  • I was Rotary West member
  • I had 4 of my daughters joined the Rotary youth exchange: 2 to France and 2 to Brazil
  • Retired from the college in 2010
  • All the while I maintained private practice
  • Did leadership training programs at UW and Harvard
  • Did mission work 3 times in Honduras, 1 time in Belize and 4 times in Kenya
  • I have 8 children college graduates and 10 grandchildren
  • Currently I work 3 days for Forward Dental 

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