Archive from April 2017

District 7 News — 2016 Student Award Recipients

April 10, 2017
Congratulations to the 2016 student Award recipients from Ohio State University! Lydia Lancaster was awarded the Student Leadership Award and McKenzie Maynor was awarded the Student Humanitarian Award. Featured Photo (L-R): Dr. Chris Connell (FICD), Leadership recipient Lydia Lancaster, Dr. Denise Hering (ICD Vice Regent), Humanitarian recipient McKenzie Maynor, and Dr. Canise Bean (FICD). Submitted By: Dr. Denise Hering, ICD Vice Regent

District 6 News — Dr. Barry Hopper Named 2016 Health Equity Hero

April 10, 2017
DentaQuest Honors Dentists For Removing Barriers to Dental Care January 10, 2017 By: Michelle Manchir DentaQuest in December named seven health leaders 2016 Health Equity Heroes, including ICD Fellow Dr. Barry Hopper. The awards are given to people who have "made significant contributions toward removing barriers to health services advocating for the underserved and addressing health disparities." Dr. Barry Hopper Dr. Hopper, of Bristol, Tennessee, achieved this by developing and funding the mass production of disposable toothbrushes with preapplied xylitol...

District 15 News — Dr. T. Bob Davis 2016-2018 ADI President

April 11, 2017
ICD Fellow T. Bob Davis is now serving as President of the Academy of Dentistry International until 2018. Dr. Davis is also the pianist for our Annual ICD Convocations and one of our wonderful Volunteer Seminar Presenters who gives so much back by leading volunteer trips each year. Congratulations and thank you for serving dentistry in so many ways Dr. Davis!

District 5 News — ICD Presents Check for Student Experience Program to the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University

April 12, 2017
The International College of Dentists presented a check to the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University for the Student Experience Program. The check was presented during the joint breakfast of ICD/ACD/PFA at the Hinman Dental Meeting on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Pictured (L-R): Dr. Brad Greenway-District 5 Vice Regent, Dr. Roy McDonald-Georgia Deputy Regent, Dr. Carol Lefebvre-Dean of Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, Dr. Carole Hanes-Associate Dean for Students, Admissions, and Alumni, Dental College of Georgia at...

District 8 News — Dr. Mary J. Hayes Provides Free Dental Exam to Peace Corps Applicant Jeremy Haggard

April 25, 2017
Dr. Mary J. Hayes provides a free dental examination and x-rays to Peace Corps applicant Jeremy Haggard as part of the ICD Peace Corps program. A note from Jeremy Haggard: "The visit was phenomenal, and the staff and Dr. Hayes were so kind!" "Thanks to you and the International College of Dentists for making the Peace Corps Program available to those of us about to serve." Submitted by: Jeremy Haggard

District 11 News — Dr. Dexter Barnes Receives the 2017 Honorary Lifetime Member Award

April 26, 2017
Dr. Dexter E. Barnes ('69) 2017 Honorary Lifetime Member Award Recipient Dr. Barnes (“Deck” to all who know him) has compiled stellar credentials in dentistry, including presidency of the Washington State Dental Association, the Washington State Oral Health Foundation, and most recently the International College of Dentists (ICD). He is also a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the American College of Dentists. These and other accomplishments earned him recognition as our Dental Alumni Association’s 1998 Distinguished Alumnus. Yet...

District 11 News — Dr. David Minahan Receives 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award

April 26, 2017
Dr. David M. Minahan (’75) 2017 Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient In a 2013 WSDA News profile of Dr. Minahan, the newly elected WSDA president, Dr. Mark Walker (’81) called him “a great friend who is always willing to lend a hand.” Dr. Minahan’s long history of service to the WSDA, with honors including a WSDA Presidential Award in 2001, more than bears that out. As WSDA president in 2013-14, he displayed his exceptional people skills and persuasive abilities, helping the...