Archive from June 2019

District 5 News — Dr. Donna Thomas-Moses' Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic

June 3, 2019
June 1, 2019 — Dr. Donna Thomas-Moses went on a mission trip to San Pedro De Macorís, Dominican Republic. Dr. Thomas-Moses taught classes on Leadership and Relationships on her mission trip. Thank you for Serving Others! Information retrieved from: Dr. Donna Thomas-Moses' Facebook post.

District 8 News — Dr. Thomas E. Sullivan Volunteered with Mission of Mercy in Illinois

June 3, 2019
Dr. Thomas E. Sullivan, former ADA Vice President and current ICD Fellow met with Sgt. Christopher Flynn an Army Veteran who served in Desert Storm and Somalia at the Mission of Mercy (MOM) event in Illinois. Dr. Sullivan and a team of volunteer dentists provided Sgt. Flynn with dental treatment. Sgt. Flynn's dental transformation took place over several months at no cost to Sgt. Flynn. "I haven't had this kind of smile and confidence for years" - Mr. Flynn told...

District 4 NAVY News — NPDS Student Awards for Research

June 7, 2019
BETHESDA, MD — JUNE 7, 2019 International College of Dentists USA Section President Peter P. Korch III presented the Student Awards for Research during the 2019 Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS) Graduation Ceremony. Photo: LCDR Elizabeth A. Polak, DC, USN and Dr. Peter P. Korch III, ICD USA Section President Award Recipients Winner: LCDR Elizabeth A. Polak, DC, USN *First Runner Up: Major Parth Mewar, DC, USA Second Runner Up: Major Kimberly N. Tong, USAF, DC Photo: Major Kimberly N...

Antibiotic Resistance, What you don't know can hurt you!

June 10, 2019
In Vancouver, British Columbia on May 10, 2019, Dr. Christine Benoit (Rhode Island), ICD Antibiotic Awareness Sub-Committee, explained the critical individual, community and global threat of antibiotic resistance. The ICD's mission is to make available information from the CDC Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work and the World Health Organization, to assist Fellows globally in understanding the critical importance of antibiotic resistance, as well as appropriate use and over-prescribing issues facing the world today. Attendees were instructed to use the...