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District 4 News — Dr. Ioana Bettios with faculty from Howard managed two missions with Dental Students to underserved populations

December 18, 2018 — Dental students from Howard University College of Dentistry under the direction of ICD Fellow Dr. Ioana Bettios and faculty from the University supported two missions at Remote Area Medical (RAM) in Southern Virginia. The students provided to underserved populations of over $600K dental care with extractions, restorations, cleanings, treatment plans during visits at Emporia, VA ( June 2018), and Gloucester, VA (Oct 2018) seeing over 650 patients.

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ICD USA Section — Introducing 2019 President, Dr. Peter P. Korch III

December 1, 2018 — December 2018 — Gaithersburg, MD The USA Section of the International College of Dentists introduces Dr. Peter P. Korch III as their 2019 President. Photo: 2018 President Dr. Joseph R. Kenneally Congratulates Dr. Peter P. Korch. Congratulations Dr. Korch! Read more about Dr. Korch: Dr. Korch is a 1991 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he served as ASDA President in his fourth year. He is a second generation dentist who maintains offices in two locations, and his primary practice dates from 1915. Before dental school he attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where he received a graduate degree in insect biology and served as parliamentarian for its Graduate Student...

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ICD Worldwide Council installs their 2019 President, Dr. Bettie McKaig!

November 29, 2018 — New York, New York — November 27, 2018 The 2019 International College of Dentists Worldwide Council Meeting was held in conjunction with the Greater New York Dental Meeting on November 26 & 27, 2018. During their luncheon on November 27, 2018, Dr. Bettie McKaig was installed as the 2019 President. Dr. McKaig is the first female Fellow to hold the position as President of the Worldwide Council! Congratulations Dr. McKaig! Photos have been posted on our Facebook page. Click Here

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District 4 NAVY News — New ICD Fellows from Class of 2018

November 14, 2018 — The Navy Chapter of the 4 th District has had another spectacular year with our Fellows continuing their tradition of leadership and service to the Navy Dental Corps. Congratulations to the newest Fellows inducted into the International College of Dentists. A convocation ceremony was held on 19 October 2018 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel. Photo (L to R): LCDR Chris Parks, CDR Sherry Caraveo, and CAPT Toni Bowden (Photo courtesy of CAPT Toni Bowden, 19 October 2018). Photo (L to R): CDR Jayson Huber, RDML Gayle Shaffer, and CAPT Joe Molinaro (Photo courtesy of CAPT Joe Molinaro, 19 October 2018 from ICD USA Convocation Luau Dinner at the Hilton Hawaiian Village).

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District 1 News — Dentists Who Care For ME Annual Event

November 14, 2018 — Dr. Demitroula Kouzounas and Dr. Barry Saltz created Dentists Who Care for ME. This annual event provides dental services to patients in need in Maine. "I can’t believe that it’s been 10 years since Barry Saltz and I partnered to help create an annual event called ‘Dentists Who Care for ME’ which donated over 1.2 million dollars of care and helped over 4,000 patients (not counting today’s event). Today, just in Skowhegan we saw about 35 patients and donated close to $10,000 of care!! I am so honored to have my team give of themselves so selflessly; without you all this would not be possible....Chris, Cheryl, Jasmyne, Denise, Kelly, Jolene,...

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Professional Photos from 2018 Annual Meeting, Convocation & Luau in Honolulu, HI — Available on Smug Mug!

October 31, 2018 — Dear Fellows, The Professional Photos from the 2018 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Luau taken by photographer Dave Miyamoto are now available on Smug Mug. By clicking the link below you can: Purchase prints Download a free jpeg by clicking on download arrow located below each photo https://davemiyamoto.smugmug.com/2018/International-College-of-Dentists Congratulations to the ICD Class of 2018! We will be posting many of our staff photos on our FACEBOOK page. Check there often and LIKE our page. In Fellowship, ICD USA Section

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USA SECTION PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — FALL/WINTER 2018

October 10, 2018 — Message from the President Fall-Winter 2018 As I write this, the ICD USA Section is in the midst of planning for the celebration of a special event in its long history. In 2020, the College will celebrate the Centennial of its conception by American dental educator Dr. Louis Ottofy and his Japanese host, friend and colleague, Dr. Tsurukichi Okumura, which occurred at a celebratory dinner in Tokyo, Japan in 1920. The International Centennial Celebration will be held in Nagoya, Japan in the autumn of 2020, but our own USA Section is in the midst of planning a special and significant celebration of its own. Starting with our Annual Meeting and...

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District 11 News — Dr. Dexter Barnes Provides Free Dental Exam to Peace Corps Applicant Aaron Honore

August 26, 2018 — Dr. Dexter Barnes provided a free dental examination and x-rays to Peace Corps applicant Aaron Honore. Mr. Honore will be traveling to Zambia with the Peace Corps. Thank you for "Serving Others"

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District 4 — Esperanza Center Health Services Inc./Catholic Charities    

August 24, 2018 — The Esperanza Center Health Services Inc./Catholic Charities was awarded $3,000.00 from the International College of Dentists USA Section Foundation to be used in the 2016 fiscal year to support the Esperanza Center Dental Program for Immigrants project. Number of patients served: FY 16 We served 1988 unduplicated patients which had 3677 visits or encounters of these patients we had 188 dental patients with 375 visits or encounters Demographics include Immigrants: 90% Latino from the following countries. México, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. The remaining 10% are from African countries. Following procedures: 40 Cavities, 29 extractions, 26 periodontal care, 46 restorations, 22 root canals, 19 partial dentures, 9 complete dentures and...

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District 15 News — International Student Experience Project — Mission to the Dominican Republic

August 24, 2018 — May 2018 — The International College of Dentists USA Section International Student Experience (ISE) program supports dental students volunteering on mission trips. Read the message below from the San Antonio Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) regarding a recent mission trip to the Dominican Republic. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. (2 Timothy 2:2) “See one, do one, teach one” is perhaps the oldest motto in medical and dental training. It is much the same principle as the Apostle Paul gave to Timothy (above). We witnessed this again last week...

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District 15 News — Serving Others — ICD Fellows Volunteer for Texas MOMS Screening

August 23, 2018 — Fellows from District 15 ICD volunteered for the Texas Mission of Mercy Screening and Event. The screening was held a week before the Texas Missions of Mercy event on July 20-21, 2018. Thank you for serving others! Photo taken at screening (L to R): Deputy Regent Roland Davies, Kent Macaulay, Alan Moore, Past President Paul Stubbs, Ann Lyons, Kelly Keith, Beverly Zinser & husband Steele. Not pictured is Kavin Kelp.

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District 11 News — Dr. Dexter Barnes Provides Free Dental Exam to Peace Corps Applicant Renata Lumanau

August 9, 2018 — Dr. Dexter Barnes provided a free dental examination and x-rays to Peace Corps applicant Renata Lumanau. Ms. Lumanau is a University of Washington graduate originally from Indonesia and Singapore. She came to the United States during her High School years. She will be traveling to Peru with the Peace Corps in March of 2019. Thank you for "Serving Others"

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District 6 News — Dr. Charles L. Smith Receives ICD Decanter with Glassware

August 9, 2018 — On July 21, 2018 during the West Virginia Dental Association Annual Meeting at the beautiful Greenbrier Hotel, White Sulfur Spring, WV. Dr. Chuck Smith was honored for being past president of ICD USA Section. The evening dinner was attended by over 240 guests of West Virginia Dental Ass. Dr. Craig Wilcox, Deputy Regent for West Virginia Chapter of ICD did the honor of introducing and thanking Dr. Smith for his hard work and service to WV Dental Association, WV ICD chapter and the USA Section of the ICD. Dr. Smith was presented with a hand-blown decanter and four matching glassware with the green ICD colors. The handcrafted glassware is from...

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District 8 News — ICD Fellows Volunteer at Illinois State Dental Society Mission of Mercy

August 3, 2018 — July 19 - 21, 2018 — ICD Fellows volunteered at the Illinois State Dental Society Mission of Mercy (MOM) at the Bank of Springfield Center. Over 1180 patients were seen over the 2 days by over 1106 volunteers. Over $1 Million dollars worth of dental treatment was provided including teeth cleanings, restorations, extractions and dental appliances. The priority patients on the first day were the Veterans of Illinois who have served our country proudly and now needed help with the dental care. Over 250 Veterans were seen on that day. The MOM was visited by several state legislators and US Senator Dick Durbin stopped by to see what the dental...

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USA SECTION PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — SUMMER 2018

July 30, 2018 — Message from the President Summer 2018 As I write this, the USA ICD Section is in the midst of planning for the celebration of a special event in its long history. In 2020, the College will celebrate the Centennial of its conception by American dental educator Dr. Louis Ottofy and his Japanese host, friend and colleague, Dr. Tsurukichi Okumura, which occurred at celebratory dinner in Tokyo, Japan in 1920. The International Centennial Celebration will be held in Nagoya, Japan in the Autumn of 2020, but our own USA Section is in the midst of planning a special and significant celebration of its own. Starting with our Annual Meeting and Convocation...

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District 6 News — Dr. Gerald Karr Presents 2018 ICD Student Awards to Tennessee Schools

July 12, 2018 — May 5, 2018 — District 6 Regent Dr. Gerald Karr presented Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry student Dr. Stephanie Brown with the 2018 ICD Student Humanitarian Award and Dr. Jeremy Sprouse with the 2018 ICD Student Leadership Award. Dr. Karr also presented Dr. Brent Danley with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry 2018 ICD Leadership Award. Congratulations Drs. Brown, Sprouse and Danley! Photo (L - R): Meharry Leadership Award Winner Dr. Jeremy Sprouse, Dr. Gerald Karr 6th District Regent, Meharry Humanitarian Award Winner Dr. Stephanie Brown, Dr. Jay Hight Tennessee Deputy Regent, and University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry Leadership Award Winner Dr. Brent Danley

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District 2 News — 2018 ICD Student Humanitarian and Leadership Award Recipients

July 12, 2018 — New York University College of Dentistry named Dr. Leslie Chu as the recipient of the 2018 Student Humanitarian Award and Dr. Andrew Kary as the 2018 Student Leadership Award recipient. Congratulations Dr. Chu and Dr. Kary! Photo (L - R): Dr. Mark Wolff, Senior Associate Dean for Development, Dr. Andrew Kary, Student; and Dr. Stuart Hirsch, Vice Dean for International Initiatives and Continuing Dental Education. Dr. Leslie Chu, the Humanitarian Award recipient, was not present.

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District 9 News — University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry 2018 Student Leadership Award Recipient

July 12, 2018 — Dr. Gary Jeffers from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry presented Dr. Khashayar Azimi with the 2018 ICD Student Leadership Award. Congratulations Dr. Khashayar Azimi! Photo (L - R): Dr. Gary Jeffers and Award Recipient Dr. Khashayar Azimi.

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District 1 News — 2018 ICD Student Leadership Award Recipient

July 12, 2018 — Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine's Dr. Jeffrey W. Hutter, Dean and Spencer N. Frankl Professor in Dental Medicine, presented Dr. Khushbu Malhotra with the 2018 ICD Student Leadership Award. Congratulations Dr. Malhotra! Photo (L - R): Dr. Jeffrey W. Hutter, Dean and Spencer N. Frankl Professor in Dental Medicine​ and Dr. Khushbu Malhotra, Class of 2018

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District 1 News — 2018 Student Leadership Award

July 12, 2018 — Dr. Jeffrey W. Hutter presented Dr. Khushbu Malhotra with the Student Leadership Award! Photo (L - R): Dr. Jeffrey W. Hutter, Dean and Dr. Khushbu Malhotra, Class of 2018

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