Archive from August 2017

District 13 News — Fellow in Action — Oaxaca, Mexico 2017

August 17, 2017
A Picturesque Port Un Puerto Pintoresco At times, Oaxaca is referred to as the “Cultural Capital of Mexico.” Even though this is heard frequently on the local radio, I am quite sure it could be contested or debated by those from other regions. Some say the State of Oaxaca offers the best of Mexico, both old and new. It has a vibrant urban City, abundant indigenous arts and handicrafts, renowned native cuisine, fascinating history, natural wonders, and a rich cultural...

District 15 News — Fellows in Action — Mission to Guatemala

August 21, 2017
FELLOWS IN ACTION MISSION TO GUATEMALA It conjures up visions of Sisyphus to learn of the persistence and energy of Fellow T. Bob Davis and his journey into the world of dental volunteerism. It is a journey that began in 1977 when his wife, Janis encouraged him to volunteer to participate in a dental mission to Matamoros, Mexico where youngsters in a Children’s Home were in need of dental care. Large groups of volunteers soon joined Dr. Davis on those...

District 4 — Howard University College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony

August 28, 2017
On August 17, 2017 Howard University College of Dentistry held their White Coat Ceremony. The keynote speaker was ICD Fellow, Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Roosevelt Allen (Assistant Surgeon General, USAF Dental Services). Pictured Left to Right: Dr. Dexter A. Woods, Dean, Howard University College of Dentistry Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Roosevelt Allen (Asst. Surgeon General USAF Dental Services) Dr. Jeanne Sinkford - Former Dean, Howard University College of Dentistry Dr. Robert Knight - Former Dean, Howard University College of Dentistry Dr. Alan...