Archive from June 2018

District 12 News — LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry Opened the Advanced Clinical Care and Research Building

June 4, 2018
On May 23, 2018, LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry opened the Advanced Clinical Care and Research Building on its campus at 1100 Florida Avenue. The $31 million, 64,899 square foot building houses $2.5 million of medical equipment, 4 clinics, and research labs. Local dignitaries and the DeSaix neighborhood joined LSU Health New Orleans leadership and dental school faculty, students, staff, alumni, donors, and patients at the celebration.

District 15 News — A Perspective on Leadership by Fort Worth Academy of General Dentistry's President, Dr. Partha Mukherji

June 5, 2018
“Run Forrest Run” – A Perspective on Leadership By: Partha Mukherji, DDS President, Fort Worth Academy of General Dentistry “ A good leader inspires others with confidence in him; a great leader inspires them with confidence in themselves .”- Unknown “A leader is someone who demonstrates what is possible .”- Philanthropist Mark Yarnell I often refer to the aforementioned two quotes when pondering leadership. In a simple sense, leadership is often thought of as the action(s) by an individual(s) to...

District 4 News — University of Maryland School of Dentistry 2018 ICD Humanitarian Student Award Recipient Jennifer Kim

June 7, 2018
On May 14, 2018, Regent Edwin Morris and Deputy Regent James Taneyhill presented the 2018 ICD Humanitarian Student Award to Jennifer Kim from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.

District 4 News — University of Maryland School of Dentistry 2018 ICD Leadership Student Award Recipient Ekpa Eyoma

June 7, 2018
On May 14, 2018, Regent Edwin Morris and Deputy Regent James Taneyhill presented the 2018 ICD Leadership Student Award to Ekpa Eyoma from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.

District 4 NAVY News — NPDS Student Awards for Research

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018 — International College of Dentists USA Section Registrar Dr. Elaine C. Wagner presented the Student Awards for Research during the 2018 Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS) Graduation Ceremony, located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. First Place: LCDR Abigail L. Schmidt, Orofacial Pain Resident (photo to left) Second Place: LT Travis J. Vertolli, Comprehensive Dentistry (see photo in gallery) Third Place: LT Craig E. Hofferber, Periodontics (see photo in gallery) Congratulations to...

District 4 NAVY News — LCDR Jayson H. Huber Received the NPDS Dean's Faculty Award

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018 — The Dean of the Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS) Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence was presented to LCDR Jayson H. Huber. This award is given annually to an NPDS faculty member who consistently provides outstanding academic support to residents. Photo (L-R): LCDR Jayson H. Huber and CDR Steven M. Stokes, Associate Dean. Congratulations LCDR Huber! Thank you for your outstanding leadership and service.

District 8 News — Dr. Randall B. Grove Receives his Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from UIC

June 11, 2018
May 12, 2018 — ICD USA Section Honorary Fellow (October 18, 2002) Randall B. Grove received his Honorary Doctor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) at the Spring UIC College of Dentistry Commencement Ceremony. Honorary Degrees are the highest award conferred by UIC. An Honorary Degree may be awarded for exemplary and extraordinary contributions either to the scholarly or professional world, to public service, or to UIC's achievements and the ideals of its missions of...

District 8 News — Dr. Philip L. Schefke Volunteers at the Heal Elgin Free Clinic

June 11, 2018
June 10, 2018 — Dr. Philip L. Schefke along with several other dentists and Midwestern University (MWU) students provided dental care for Elgin residents during the Heal Elgin Free Clinic held at the Elgin Adventist Church. Thank you for serving others and giving back to the community. Featured Image: MWU Student performing dental work on a patient. Content and photos retrieved from: Dr. Philip L. Schefke (Facebook)

District 11 News — Dr. Timothy A. Hess Receives the AGD Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition

June 11, 2018
Timothy A. Hess received the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. Congratulations Dr. Hess! Thank you for your dedication and service to dentistry! Photo (L - R): Lisa Hess and Dr. Timothy Hess Content and photos retrieved from: Dr. Timothy Hess (Facebook)

District 11 News — Dr. Van Ramos Jr. Received the Washington Academy of General Dentistry's Appreciation Award

June 11, 2018
June 5, 2018 — Dr. Van Ramos Jr. received the Washington Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) Appreciation Award at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Dr. Ramos received this award for his commitment to the University of Washington and his exceptional dedication to the Washington AGD. Content retrieved from: AGD UWSOD Chapter (Facebook)

District 11 News — Dr. Gary E. Heyamoto Receives the 2018 Special Recognition/Citizen of the Year Award

June 11, 2018
May 16, 2018 — Dr. Gary E. Heyamoto received the Snohomish County Dental Society (SCDS) 2018 Special Recognition/Citizen of the Year Award at the SCDS Meeting held at the Mill Creek Country Club in Mill Creek, Washington. Dr. Heyamoto is a 1980 UWSOD Graduate, and has received professional recognition from the International College of Dentists - USA Section, L.D. Pankey Institute, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Academy of Dentistry International, American College of Dentists and so...

District 16 News — Dr. John Comisi Receives the New York State Dental Association's Service Award

June 11, 2018
June 2, 2018 — Dr. John C. Comisi received the New York State Dental Association's Service Award for his outstanding leadership of the Council on Government Affairs from 2016 - 2018. Congratulations Dr. Comisi! Content and photo retrieved from: Dr. John C. Comisi (Facebook)

District 9 News — ICD Fellows Volunteered at the Michigan MOM Event

June 13, 2018
May 31 - June 23, 2018 — The Michigan Dental Association Foundation just completed a very successful Mission of Mercy (MOM) project at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. Over 900 people were treated with an estimated value of over $900,000 of dentistry. Many smiles were seen both days as volunteers and patients alike benefited from the greatest gift of all...giving of one's talents and skills. The Mission of Mercy organizers and leaders consisted of many ICD Michigan Chapter members...

USA SECTION FOUNDATION PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — JUNE 2018

June 19, 2018
Our Spring meeting in Portland Maine was both productive and filled with enjoyable fellowship activities thanks to the involvement by Section President Dr. Joe Kenneally and his wife Lisa, as well as the great detail handling by Paula Rinaudo and all of our hard-working staff. The weather in Portland was very nice and better than forecast. We had a great half day of CE at the New England School of Dentistry and a tour of the school guided by both...

District 12 News — Kansas ICD supports UMKC White Coat Ceremony

June 20, 2018
June 1, 2018 — The Kansas ICD Section donated $1000.00 to help support the University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC) White Coat Ceremony at the Folly Theater. Drs. Mark and Melodee Armfield congratulated the students as they received their monogrammed coats and crossed the stage. Thank you for Serving Others!