Archive from May 2017

SECTION OFFICE — ANNUAL MEETING DAY PATTERN CHANGE

May 1, 2017
Dear Fellows, Please be aware that we are changing the annual meeting schedule this year. In Atlanta, our ICD USA Section Fellowship Orientation Program will be held on Wednesday, 10/18/17 (instead of Thursday) and the Convocation and Dinner Program will be held on Thursday, 10/19/17 (instead of Friday). We were asked to make this change so that our members - both Fellows and Candidates - who are Delegates for the ADA could fulfill their obligation to attend the House of...

MESSAGE FROM THE REGISTRAR — ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULE CHANGE

May 1, 2017
Dear Fellows, Please be aware that we are changing the annual meeting schedule this year. In Atlanta, our ICD USA Section Fellowship Orientation Program will be held on Wednesday, 10/18/17 (instead of Thursday) and the Convocation and Dinner Program will be held on Thursday, 10/19/17 (instead of Friday). We were asked to make this change so that our members - both Fellows and Candidates - who are Delegates for the ADA could fulfill their obligation to attend the House of...

District 11 News — Fellows in Action — Nepal 2017

May 12, 2017
Dr. Kaz Rafia recently returned from a week of volunteer dental work in Nepal, alongside another Fellow (ICD Section VIII - Australia) Dr. George Manos. Dr. Manos has set up a clinic at Kopan Monastery outside of Kathmandu. Dr. Rafia said this experience is "literally the greatest example of brotherhood and collaboration I've ever been a part of, and a great honor to participate under the auspices of ICD!" Submitted by: Dr. Kaz Rafia

District 4 News — Dr. Mopsik Receives the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award

May 31, 2017
The Distinguished Alumnus Award is to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions that honor the mission of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) in addition to supporting HSDM through the generosity of their time, talent, and philanthropic commitments. Dr. Edward R. Mopsik received the Distinguished Alumnus Award at his 50-year Reunion for his achievement and dedication to the profession. Congratulations Dr. Mopsik! Submitted by: Dr. Edward R. Mopsik

Foundation News — Fellow in Action — Uganda 2017

May 31, 2017
Uganda 2017 Through a grant from the ICD USA Section Foundation, Fellow Jean L. Creasey recently traveled to Southwestern Uganda to learn more about Ebino, a rural African practice in which primary, mandibular, canine tooth buds are removed from febrile infants. Otherwise known as “infant oral mutilation” or IOM, it is performed by “traditional healers” or Abafumu as they are known locally. While results of this practice are usually limited to loss of primary canines and collateral damage to permanent...

District 12 News - Louisiana ACD/ICD Annual Meeting

May 20, 2017
On May 20, 2017, the American College of Dentists (ACD) and the International College of Dentists (ICD) held their Louisiana Annual Meeting at Mansur's on the Boulevard in Baton Rouge, LA. Keynote speaker: Dr. Bert Oettmeier, President of the ACD. The meeting was well attended by Fellows of both organizations and some of the candidates from the upcoming Class of 2017 were onsite and congratulated on their upcoming induction in Atlanta, GA this October. A huge thank you goes out...