Archive from January 2019

Class of 2018 — District 1

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 1 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 1 LEADERSHIP Regent (2015-2018): Francis A. Conner, Jr. — Pawtucket, RI Vice Regent (2015-2018): Eliot L. Paisner — Milton, NH Editor: James J. Williamson — Newbury, MA Deputy Regent: Kevin H. Norige — South Windsor, CT Deputy Regent: Barry C. Saltz — Scarborough, ME Deputy Regent: Lisa Vouras — Reading, MA Deputy Regent: Richard E. Vachon — Manchester, NH Deputy Regent (2014-2018): Jeffrey...

Class of 2018 — District 2

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 2 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 2 LEADERSHIP Regent: Ira R. Titunik — New York, NY Vice Regent: Lauro F. Medrano-Saldana — Brooklyn, NY Treasurer: Doreen V. Amen — Brooklyn, NY Editor: Jeffrey M. Galler — Lawrence, NY Secretary: Doreen V. Amen — Brooklyn, NY Deputy Regent: Richard F. Andolina Sr. — Hornell, NY Deputy Regent: Maureen P. Donley — Buffalo, NY Deputy Regent: Rekha C. Gehani — Jackson...

Class of 2018 — District 3

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 3 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 3 LEADERSHIP Regent: R. Donald Hoffman — Pittsburgh, PA Vice Regent: James M. Boyle III — Wrightsville, PA Deputy Regent: Ronald K. Heier — West Chester, PA Newsletter Editor: Richard J. Galeone — Lansdale, PA DISTRICT 3 CLASS OF 2018 Elizabeth Ann Bilodeau — Pittsburgh, PA Charles M. Carpenter — Forty Fort, PA Hans Hwa-Pen Hsu — Philadelphia, PA Ronald H. Proctor —...

Class of 2018 — District 4

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 4 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 4 LEADERSHIP Regent: Edwin Lawrence Morris — Kingsville, MD Vice Regent: Michael Conte — Spotswood, NJ Editor: Mary M. Ziomek — Rockville, MD Deputy Regent: Barry S. Kayne — Newark, DE Deputy Regent: George P. Thomas — Washington, DC Deputy Regent: James W. Taneyhill — Baldwin, MD Deputy Regent: Gregory M. Shupik — Cherry Hill, NJ Deputy Regent: Jill A. York — New...

Class of 2018 — District 5

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 5 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 5 LEADERSHIP Regent: Bruce Ashendorf —Atlanta, GA Vice Regent: Bradley K. Greenway — Norcross, GA Editor: Kumar J. Patel — Marietta, GA Deputy Regent: Bruce E. Cunningham — Jacksonville, AL Deputy Regent: Bruce Ashendorf — Atlanta, GA Deputy Regent: George M. Taybos — Ridgeland, MS DISTRICT 5 CLASS OF 2018 Kim L. Capehart — Augusta, GA Thomas H. Fuqua Jr. — Auburn, AL...

Class of 2018 — District 6

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 6 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 6 LEADERSHIP Regent (2015-2018): Gerald R. Karr — Clarksville, TN Vice Regent (2015-2018): Arnold S. Jacobson — Clayton, MO Deputy Regent: H. Fred Howard — Harlan, KY Deputy Regent: John L. Sheets — Cape Girardeau, MO Deputy Regent: James R. Hight, Jr. — Jackson, TN Deputy Regent: W. Craig Wilcox, Jr. — Wheeling, WV DISTRICT 6 CLASS OF 2018 Robert M. Ammarell —...

Class of 2018 — District 7

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 7 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 7 LEADERSHIP Regent: Daniel W. Fridh — Laporte, IN Vice Regent: Denise L. Hering — Reynoldsburg, OH Deputy Regent: Heather Maupin — Plainfield, IN Deputy Regent: Mary Ellen Wynn — Cincinnati, OH DISTRICT 7 CLASS OF 2018 Shelly L. Boss — Canton, OH ​ Christopher L. Crane — Crown Point, IN * Mark Willis Fulton — Anderson, IN Veronica Glogowski — Cincinnati, OH...

Class of 2018 — District 8

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 8 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 8 LEADERSHIP Regent: Susan B. Bishop — Peoria, IL Vice Regent: Mary A. Starsiak — Chicago, IL Deputy Regent: D. Spencer Pope — Flossmoor, IL DISTRICT 8 CLASS OF 2018 Ricardo Y. Mendoza — Chicago, IL Zakaria Messieha — Lombard, IL Joanne Oppenheim — Chicago, IL Paul A. Palliser — Cary, IL Renee P. Pappas — Prospect Heights, IL Sharon J. Perlman —...

Class of 2018 — District 9

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 9 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 9 LEADERSHIP Regent: Julio H. Rodriguez — Brodhead, WI Vice Regent: Steven A. Sulfaro — Holly, MI Deputy Regent: Stephen R. Harris — Farmington Hills, MI Deputy Regent: Ned Murphy — Racine, WI ​ (in group photo) DISTRICT 9 CLASS OF 2018 Rena Joy Christman — Chippewa Falls, WI Mark R. Crego — Milwaukee, WI Robert M. Eber — Dexter, MI Benjamin J...

Class of 2018 — District 10

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 10 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 10 LEADERSHIP Regent: Richard A. Williamson — Coralville, IA Vice Regent: Timothy R. Langguth — Duluth, MN Deputy Regent: Kimberly A. Morio — Hiawatha, IA Deputy Regent: Teresa L. Fong — North Oaks, MN Deputy Regent: James F. Jenkins — Lincoln, NE Deputy Regent: Robert C. Lauf, Jr. — Mayville, ND Deputy Regent: Grant S. Titze — Watertown, SD DISTRICT 10 CLASS OF...

Class of 2018 — District 11

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 11 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 11 LEADERSHIP Regent: David E. Houten — Longview, WA Vice Regent: Thomas D. Pollard — Portland, OR Deputy Regent: Phyllis L. Pendergrast — Fairbanks, AK Deputy Regent: John S. Kriz — Boise, ID Deputy Regent: John E. Smith — Helena, MT Deputy Regent: David J. Dowsett — Portland, OR Deputy Regent: Mary K. Smith —​ Spokane, WA DISTRICT 11 CLASS OF 2018 Salwan...

Class of 2018 — District 12

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 12 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 12 LEADERSHIP Regent: Niki C. Carter — Little Rock, AR Vice Regent: L. Stephen Ortego — Ball, LA Deputy Regent: Charles G. Liggett, Jr. — Ft. Smith, AR Deputy Regent: Mark H. Armfield — Augusta, KS Deputy Regent: Harris L. Poret — Cottonport, LA Deputy Regent: Stephen O. Glenn — Tulsa, OK DISTRICT 12 CLASS OF 2018 Maria Burmaster — Marrero, LA Linda...

Class of 2018 — District 13

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 13 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 13 LEADERSHIP Regent: Henrik E. Hansen — Fairfield, CA Vice Regent: Craig S. Yarborough — Greenbrae, CA Deputy Regent: Cynthia K. Brattesani — San Francisco, CA Deputy Regent: Elizabeth A. Demichelis — Modesto, CA Deputy Regent: Donna K. Klauser — Arcadia, CA Deputy Regent: M. Sadegh Namazikhah — Encino, CA Deputy Regent: Dennis D. Shinbori — San Francisco, CA DISTRICT 13 CLASS OF...

Class of 2018 — District 14

January 2, 2019
Congratulations to the District 14 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 14 LEADERSHIP Regent: David K. Okano - Salt Lake City, UT Vice Regent: W. Brian Powley - Paradise Valley, AZ Deputy Regent: W. Brian Powley - Paradise Valley, AZ Deputy Regent: Karen D. Foster - Aurora, CO Deputy Regent: Russell J. S. Tom - Honolulu, HI Deputy Regent: Daniel L. Orr II - Las Vegas, NV Deputy Regent: David T. Moore - Albuquerque,...

District 4 — Dr. Michael Blicher Featured in the topDentists Listing

January 10, 2019
Dr. Michael Blicher was selected to be featured in the 2019 topDentists listing in the Washingtonian Magazine. He has been a featured dentist since 2015. Click to Visit the Website!

District 11 News — Dr. Kirk King Received Best Dentist Award

January 11, 2019
Dr. Kirk E. King received the Best of Renton 2018 Best Dentist Award! Congratulations Dr. King!

ICD USA Section Foundation News — Grant Recipient Capital Area Dental Foundation (CADF)

January 11, 2019
Capital Area Dental Foundation We believe a healthy smile has the power to transform lives. Because of your generous support of our efforts, we have been able to deliver life-changing care to hundreds of individuals in need throughout Central Texas. In this report, you will learn about the impact we have been able to make because of your partnership. On behalf of Capital Area Dental Foundation (CADF) leadership, volunteers and staff, we greatly appreciate your contribution. Grant Information ​ Date...

Foundation News — University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Guatemala Smiles Program

January 11, 2019
ICD International Student Experience Program (ISE) Report University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Guatemala Smiles Program Grant Amount: $3332.00 Date of project: March, May, July and December 2018 Project Budget: Funds were dedicated to support student travel in 2018. The #1 reason students cannot participate in our Guatemala clinic is lack of extra funds and they are unable to afford it. The grant money was allocated equally to all 21 students who traveled with us in 2018 and each...

District 1 — Dr. Mark Ferriero Received the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) Award

January 11, 2019
Dr. Mark S. Ferriero received the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) Award in 2018 at the Convocation Ceremony held during the AGD Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is Dr. Ferriero's third time receiving this award. Congratulations! Press Release: Local Dentist Earns Third Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition Award from the Academy of General Dentistry Quincy, MA (AGD Region 1), June 9, 2018 – The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 40,000 general...

2019 USA Section President Peter P. Korch's Greetings for the New Year

January 15, 2019
January is the Latin word for door (ianua). As the door opens to 2019, let’s first take a look back to some major events of 2018 for our Section of the College. As those who attended can attest, our 2018 Annual Meeting and Convocation in Honolulu was exceptional, culminating in a fireworks display at the conclusion of a fantastic luau. We even had custom tropical shirts and flip-flops made for the meeting. The Foundation Key Room still has ICD flip-flops...

District 13 News — Dr. Karin Irani Received the Rising Star Award

January 18, 2019
January 2019 — Dr. Karin Irani received the Rising Star Award from the San Fernando Valley Dental Society (SFVDS) for her outstanding accomplishments and extraordinary contributions to the dental community. Congratuations Dr. Irani! Thank you for Serving Others!

District 13 News — Oral Care to 'At-Risk' Youth

January 18, 2019
San Fernando Valley Dental Society, LAPD team up to provide oral care to 'at-risk' youths September 6, 2018 Chatsworth, Calif. — In an effort to help underserved children receive basic oral health care in their community, the San Fernando Valley Dental Society and its foundation found an unlikely partner — the Los Angeles Police Department. "With their help, we're screening and seeing kids who are homeless and undocumented and many at-risk youths," said T. Andris Ozols, San Fernando Valley Dental...

Class of 2018 — District 15

January 18, 2019
Congratulations to the District 15 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 15 LEADERSHIP Regent (2015-2018): Risé L. Martin — Lakehills, TX Vice Regent (2015-2018): Jay C. Adkins — Lubbock, TX Deputy Regent: Roland S. Davies — Austin, TX DISTRICT 15 CLASS OF 2018 Ensy Ann Atarod — Austin, TX Simon Garza, Jr. — Austin, TX Shailee Gupta — Austin, TX Matthew J. Heck — Austin, TX Ryan T. Higley — Lubbock, TX Robert Dean...

Class of 2018 — District 16

January 18, 2019
Congratulations to the District 16 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 16 LEADERSHIP Regent (2015-2018): Bettie R. McKaig — Raleigh, NC Vice Regent (2017-2018): Mark A. Crabtree — Martinsville, VA Editor: Richard F. Roadcap — Colonial Heights, VA Deputy Regent: Richard S. Eidson — Durham, NC Deputy Regent: Felicia L. Goins — Columbia, SC Deputy Regent: Richard F. Roadcap — Colonial Heights,VA DISTRICT 16 CLASS OF 2018 William A. Burn, III — Irmo, SC...

Class of 2018 — District 17

January 18, 2019
Congratulations to the District 17 Class of 2018 inducted Friday, October 19, 2018, in Honolulu, HI! DISTRICT 17 LEADERSHIP Regent: David F. Boden — Port Saint Lucie, FL Vice Regent: Henry F. Pruett — Pensacola, FL Deputy Regent: C. William D’Aiuto — New Smyrna Beach, FL Deputy Regent: Rodrigo Romano — South Miami, FL DISTRICT 17 CLASS OF 2018 Christopher Bulnes — Tampa, FL Merlin P. Ohmer — Jacksonville Beach, FL Thomas Harry Pyritz — Pensacola, FL Individual photos featured in the below photo gallery taken by Dave Miyamoto & Company.

District 8 News — Dr. Mary Hayes Provided Over 100 Free Dental Exam to Peace Corps Applicants

January 25, 2019
In 2018, Dr. Mary Hayes Provided her 100th Free Dental Exam to Peace Corps Applicants. She has since passed the 100 marker! Your kind services are greatly appreciated. Thank you for Serving Others

District 7 News — Good Samaritan Free Health Center

January 28, 2019
January 25, 2019 — Dr. Ruchika Khetarpal volunteered with her dental team at the Good Samaritan Free Health Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. They provided patients with scaling and root planning, prophys and general dental procedures. Click Here to Visit Good Samaritan Free Health Center's Website! Thank you for Serving Others! Content retrieved from Dr. Ruchika Khetarpal via Facebook.

The 2019 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Dinner will be held September 3 – 6, 2019 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel

January 29, 2019
Dear Fellows, The International College of Dentists USA Section 2019 Annual Meeting, Convocation and Dinner Dance will be held in conjunction with the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco, CA from September 3-6, 2019. Our Headquarters Hotel will be the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel. Registration will be managed through the ADA's website once again this year. The ADA will be sending out an early registration link around February 13, 2019. ICD Group Code: ICDSFO Read More >

District 13 — Fellow In Action News — Global Health Outreach in Cuenca, Ecuador

January 29, 2019
Dr. Jean Creasey volunteered with the NYU Dentistry Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program in Cuenca, Ecuador. Through this project, volunteers were able to provide over 1,400 exams for children and adults in Cuenca, Ecuador. In addition, they were able to provide everything from fluoride varnish to root canals to extractions on 1,275 of the patients. "Had the joy of serving as faculty for the NYU dental student global health outreach in Cuenca Ecuador this past week! I’m Hoping...