July 1, 2016
Patricia Blanton, D.D.S., Ph.D., has been appointed as the Interim Dean of the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, effective July 1, 2016 . Congratulations, Dr. Blanton! Submitted by District 15 Regent, Dr. Rise' Martin, with comments: "Once a Texan, always a Texan. We Texans are proud of Dr. Blanton!"
July 2, 2016
Dr. Rick Ferguson received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award during the Idaho State Dental Association (ISDA) Annual Meeting held in Boise, Idaho in June. Pictured with Dr. Ferguson (center) are Fellow John Hisel, President of ISDA (left), and Dr. Bryan Crawford, incoming President of ISDA.
July 16, 2016
The fourth ISDS Foundation Mission of Mercy was held on July 15-16, 2016 at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. It was a great success! Over 800 volunteers provided over $1,000,000 of free dental care to over 1500 patients! Many of our District 8 Fellows volunteered for this event. We would like to send a huge thank you out to everyone that participated in this event!