To provide a dental scholarship.
Mara Catey-Williams, DMD, FACD created the Wabash Valley/Grant County Dental Society Scholarship Fund on April 17, 2019 to award scholarships to students pursuing an education in the field of dentistry.
Dr. Catey-Williams graduated from Indiana University with a double major in Biology and Psychology. She then continued her education attending Temple University School of Dentistry where she obtained her DMD degree. In 1994, she joined her father, Philip L. Catey, DDS, in his private dental practice in Gas City, Indiana. Today she is the owner of Catey Williams Dental.
In order to stay on top of the ever-advancing field of dentistry, Dr. Mara regularly attends the American Dental Association’s Annual Session, as well as many other advanced dental education courses.
She is a member in good standing of the following professional dental organizations:
American Dental Association (ADA)
American Dental Political Action Committee (ADPAC)
American College of Dentists (ACD)
Indiana State Board of Dentistry (ISBD)
Indiana Dental Association (IDA)
IDA Political Action Committee (IDPAC)
IDA Council of Wellness
Grant County Dental Society
DOCS Sedation Dentistry
Donated Dental Services of Indiana, Foundation for Dentistry
Chicago Dental Society (CDS)
Wabash Valley Dental Society (WVDS)
WVDS Honor Dentist Recipient
International College of Dentists (ICD)
Pierre Fauchard Academy
Dr. Mara is also very involved in the community and participates in and/or supports the following organizations:
First United Methodist Church of Gas City
Mt. Olive United Methodist Church
Grant County Head Start Program
Gas City Chamber of Commerce
Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce
Special Olympics Sponsor
Bridges to Health Clinic – Board of Directors/Volunteer Dentist
Grant County Area Sports, Health and Reading Programs
Dr. Mara has a love for dentistry, and when her family time allows, she participates in dental mission trips to developing countries such as Haiti and Honduras.