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District 4 NAVY News — Rear Admiral Elaine Wagner Shares Special Message at Ceremony for Women's History Month

March 24, 2017 — March 20, 2017 Admiral Wagner was asked to share a very special message at a ceremony to celebrate Women's History Month held at Camp Lejeune Hospital. March 2017 was also Admiral Wagner's final month as an active duty Naval Officer after 33 years of service. We wish Admiral Wagner much success as she transitions into her new role as Registrar for the International College of Dentists USA Section! Thank you for your service, Dr. Wagner!

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District 4 News — Smiles on Wings Donor Celebration

March 16, 2017 — Smiles on Wings strives to improve health and well-being of underserved communities in Thailand by delivering dental care, humanitarian aid, and providing education and training for rural communities in Thailand. Smiles on Wings held a Celebration honoring dedicated donors on February 19th at the Thai Pavilion in Rockville, Maryland. Dr. Margaret Culotta-Norton was treated as a special guest. She noted that it was a lovely affair! Dr. Usa Bunnag is the 2017 recipient of the ADA Humanitarian of the year award. She will be honored by the ADA in Atlanta, Georgia. Click Here to read more about Dr. Usa Bunnag on the ADA's Website Submitted by: Dr. Margaret Culotta-Norton Photographed:...

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District 4 NAVY News — CAPT Joseph Molinaro Promoted to Deputy Chief of the Navy Dental Corps

March 8, 2017 — Congratulations CAPT Molinaro on your new role of Deputy Chief for the Navy Dental Corps.

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District 4 NAVY News — Rear Admiral Elaine C. Wagner's Retirement Ceremony Honored her 33 Years of Leadership and Service in the US Navy Dental Corps

March 7, 2017 — Thank you for your service to the US Navy Dental Corps! Congratulations on your new position as Registrar, we look forward to a great year!

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District 4 NAVY News — Dr. Gayle D. Shaffer Promoted to Rank of RDML

March 7, 2017 — Congratulations CAPT Shaffer on your promotion!

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ICDF News — ICD Fellow Dr. Usa Bunnag — Chosen as 2017 ADA Humanitarian Award Recipient

February 15, 2017 — CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/—In recognition of more than three decades of service, which includes a continuing commitment to Thailand and her community in Maryland, the American Dental Association announced today that ICD USA Section Fellow Dr. Usa Bunnag has been named the 2017 ADA Humanitarian Award recipient. She will be honored at ADA 2017 – America's Dental Meeting, taking place in Atlanta from October 19-23. A native of Thailand, Dr. Bunnag immigrated to the United States when she was 14. After earning her dental degree and founding a private practice, Dr. Bunnag increasingly focused her attention on service. She is best-known for the charity she founded, Smiles on Wings,...

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District 4 News — Maryland State ICD Chapter Meeting

November 14, 2016 — The Maryland State ICD Chapter Meeting was held on Nov 10, 2016 at the Marriott BWI Airport Hotel. Raime Shah, Second Year Dental Student at University of Maryland School of Dentistry received the Dr. George B. Clendenin Award! Pictured Left to Right: Dr. Ed Morris - District 4 Vice Regent, Dr. Margaret Culotta-Norton - USA Section President, Raime Shah, Second Year Dental Student at University of Maryland School of Dentistry and recipient of the Dr. George B. Clendenin Award and Dr. James Taneyhill - District 4 Maryland Deputy Regent

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Class of 2016 — Honorary Fellows

November 2, 2016 — Congratulations to the Honorary Fellows inducted October 21, 2016 in Denver, CO! Honorary Inductees: Steven W. Kess - District 2 - Melville, NY Francis X. McLaughlin, Jr. - District 4 - Gaithersburg, MD Mark Stuart Paget - District 9 - West Allis, WI Sharon Jane Secor - District 10 - Fargo, ND Individual photos and bios are featured in the photo gallery.

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Class of 2016 — District 4 New Fellows

October 26, 2016 — Congratulations to the New Fellows from District 4 inducted October 21, 2016 in Denver, CO! Regent: Carmine J. LoMonaco - NJ Vice Regent: Edwin L. Morris - MD Deputy Regents: Barry S. Kayne - DE; George P. Thomas - DC; James W. Taneyhill - MD; Louis DiPede and Gregory M. Shupik - NJ; Mario R. Rodriguez - PR; Michael N. Wajdowicz - U.S. Air Force; Dianne D. Pannes - U.S. Army; Francisco R. Leal - U.S. Navy; John P. Ramer - Veterans Administration & Public Health Service Inductees: Carol A. Blake - Washington, DC Jean Judy Carlson - Cambridge, MD Paul R. Christian - Middletown, DE Claudia C. Cotca -...

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District 4 News — ICD Student Leadership Award

September 2, 2016 — Congratulations Queenate Chinweokwu Ibeto!

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District 4 News — Ethics in Dentistry Seminar Series for UMSOD Junior Dental Students

June 29, 2016 — Last Winter, the Maryland chapters of the International College of Dentists (ICD) and the American College of Dentists (ACD) sought volunteer Fellows to serve as mentors/discussants for a series of seminars on Dental Ethics for third year Dental students at UMSOD. This was a first move to restore a program earlier active under the aegis of our two groups. ICD Fellows Eric Katkow and Barry Lyon coordinated with Dr. Vanessa Benavent, Research Assistant Professor at UMSOD in the planning of the six sessions. Although the scheduled times of Tuesday afternoons were inconvenient for most Fellows, devoted efforts by the organizers secured commitments for all dates. The students brought interest and...

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District 4 News — ICD/ACD Spring Dinner Meeting — Guest Speaker Dr. David Chambers

June 28, 2016 — Thank you, Dr. Chambers, for speaking at the combined ICD/ACD Spring Dinner Meeting!

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District 4 News — Maryland Fellows Receive Honors

June 28, 2016 — The following ICD-Maryland Fellows have received honors during the past year: District 4 Vice Regent Ed Morris is currently serving as the President of the Maryland State Dental Association. Ed’s term will end in the Fall. Congratulations, Ed. ICD-Maryland Fellow Deven Shroff has been selected as a Board member and as the Northeast District Trustee for the American Association of Pediatric Dentists. Deven will serve a three-year term beginning in May 2016. Congratulations, Deven. Maryland Deputy Regent Jim Taneyhill was recently presented the 2016 Distinguished Service Award by Catholic Charities of Maryland. Jim was honored for his work in establishing a clinic to serve the men in the Christopher Place...

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District 4 News — Awards Presented to University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) Students

June 28, 2016 — This academic year, I had the honor of presenting three awards to UMSOD students. The first award was the annual George Clendenin Award which is presented to the rising Sophomore who achieved the highest academic average during Freshman year. The award this year was presented to Holly Dwyer (photo with recipient shown on the left). Holly was initially recognized at our annual business meeting in December and was subsequently presented with a plaque and cash award at the March Practice Management Study Club meeting at UMSOD. The second and third awards were presented to graduating seniors at the UMSOD Awards Ceremony. The ICD Student Leadership Award was presented to Meredith...

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District 4 News — A Note From The Deputy Regent James W. Taneyhill

June 28, 2016 — Spring time greetings! I sincerely hope that the wet weather is behind us and that Summer is truly on the way. There are several notable events to tell you about since our last edition. At our annual business meeting I announced the establishment of two new initiatives in which our Fellows could participate. The first was a combined effort with the Maryland region of the American College to staff the Ethics Program for the third-year students at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD). The program was chaired by Fellows Eric Katkow and Barry Lyon . Each College was asked to pro-vide five Fellows for each of the eight...

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District 4 News — Georgetown Dental Reunion

June 6, 2016 — Congratulations President Culotta-Norton and Dr. Connor on being award recipients!

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2016 USA Section President Dr. Margaret Culotta-Norton

December 8, 2015 — Congratulations Dr. Culotta-Norton!

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District 4 News - White Coat Ceremony held at Howard University College of Dentistry

November 16, 2015 — White Coat Ceremony held at Howard University College of Dentistry. Photo submitted by: President-Elect Margaret Culotta-Norton More photos are posted in the gallery below.

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Class of 2015 - District 4

November 16, 2015 — Congratulations to the Class of 2015 District 4 Inducted November 6, 2015 in Washington, DC Regent Carmine J. LoMonaco - West Caldwell, NJ Usa Bunnag - Bethesda, MD St.Elmo W. Crawford Jr. - Washington, DC Stephen M. Dargan - Prince Frederick, MD Jasmin de Guzman - U. S. Army David M. Fallah - U. S. Army Edward Lee Ginsberg - Baltimore, MD Victor L. Gregory Jr. - Wilmington, DE Joseph Mott Heher - Salisbury, MD Lawrence Katkow - Columbia, MD Amar Kosaraju - U. S. Air Force Isabelle M. Lass - Washington, DC Rebecca Ortenzio Lee - U. S. Navy Christopher G. Liang - Potomac, MD Tawanna McGhee - U...

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