January 4, 2017
Dr. Lori Henderson of Columbia, MO provided a comprehensive dental examination and x-rays at no charge to Peace Corps applicant Young Kwon as part of the ICD Peace Corps program. Mrs. Mary Jo Webster from the USA Section Office received the following message from Peace Corps Applicant Young Kwon while in Morocco. "I was also so fortunate that Dr. Lori Henderson (in Columbia, MO) has been so nice and helpful to provide me with the free dental exam and x-rays...
January 11, 2017
Moldova The program that exists between the University of North Carolina Dental School and the Dental School in the Republic of Moldova was established in March of 2000 by ICD Fellows Robert Kriegsman and Stephen Mackler. It involves an exchange of faculty and students usually numbering between four and six participants. Most commonly it comprises a two-week visit during October for the Moldovans and a one-week trip during the spring break for the UNC students. Others who became involved in...
January 12, 2017
District 11 VIce Regent Dr. David Houten pictured with (left) Dr. Ashley Ulmer of Spokane and (right) Dr. Sarah Fraker of Seattle. Both were inducted into the ICD during the 2016 Denver meeting.
January 19, 2017
The ICD USA Section Executive Committee kicked off 2017 with their annual business meeting. They reviewed goals agreed upon by the Board of Regents during the Denver meeting and set priorities for projects they would like to see completed by the next Executive Committee meeting to be held early in May in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The meeting was held at the Section Office in Gaithersburg, MD on January 12th and 13th.
January 19, 2017
On Friday the 13th of January ☺ the ICD USA Section Staff and Executive Committee held a luncheon to wish the outgoing registrar Dr. Carol Turner, a "Happy Retirement" and to "Welcome Aboard" Dr. Elaine Wagner. On January 10th, Dr. Elaine C. Wagner assumed the position of Registrar for the USA Section. Dr. Carol I. Turner held the Registrar position for the past 7 years and will continue on in a part-time capacity with the Foundation to assist with several projects.
January 20, 2017
USA Section President's Message January 2017 Dear Fellows, It is an honor and privilege to serve as the 83 rd President of the International College of Dentists USA Section. I would like to start by recognizing the tremendous leadership of Dr. Margaret Culotta-Norton during her year as President. I would also like to thank Dr. Carol Turner and Dr. Richard Galeone for their service as the Registrar and Editor. I am excited to welcome Admiral Elaine Wagner as our new...
January 31, 2017
El Salvador 2016 ICD Fellows Dr. Stuart Loos (Canton, GA) and Dr. Dave Mason (Lafayette, GA) were part of the dental team that provided dental care to the underserved population of Citala, El Salvador. They worked closely with the mayor of Citala, as well as the 2030 Civic Club. Dental procedures provided were primarily extractions, amalgam and composite restorations, and root canals. The hygienists that accompanied the dentists did a phenomenal job with cleanings and scalings. When the work day...