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July 11, 2017
FELLOWS IN ACTION HEROS EVERYONE FOR VETERANS (E4V) After hearing about a local member of the U.S. armed forces who had been injured while serving in Iraq, Dr. Theresa Cheng decided to donate her time to provide dental care to the family members of injured veterans. That was in 2008. She had assumed that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provided care to the veterans. However, after she learned that most veterans are not eligible for dental benefits, she included...
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June 19, 2017
Pennsylvania Fellows helped to sponsor the Mission of Mercy again in Pennsylvania on June 16–17, 2017 in Erie, PA. District 3 Fellows did a great job along with more than 400 other hard working volunteers. As always, it was a rewarding experience. Truly a great bunch of caring people. Submitted by Vice President Dr. Peter Korch III Click Here to read more news Pictured Left to Right: Stephen Radack, Sara Haines, Nicole Johnson, Nicole Quezada, Cary Limberakis
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May 22, 2017
FELLOWS IN ACTION Dr. Kevin Beitchman Spring for a Teddy Bear of Love In April of 2014, ICD Fellow Dr. Kevin Beitchman of Texas developed a project he called Spring for a Teddy Bear of Love. He and his wife Linda wanted to do something to help cheer the children at the Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio. The need was something the Beitchmans experienced first-hand. When their son, Joshua, was born prematurely in 1992, he was held in an...
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February 17, 2017
October 2016 — Drs. Jeffrey Parrish and Michael Karr organized and managed the Seattle 4-day free clinic that was held at the Key Arena. Over 400 caregivers and their staffs worked together to provide a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to the underserved population in the region. The next clinic is scheduled to be held on October 26 - 29, 2017.
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February 15, 2017
ATLANTA, October 19, 2017/ADA News: Dr. Bunnag received the 2017 ADA Humanitarian Award during the 2017 ADA Annual Meeting. CLICK HERE to watch the ADA Video about Dr. Bunnag's amazing story, charity and dedication to improve dental healthcare. Congratuations, Dr. Bunnag! Photo: Dr. Bunnag gave a wonderful presentation at our 2017 Fellowship Orientation Program in Atlanta, GA on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/—In recognition of more than three decades of service, which includes a continuing commitment...
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February 15, 2017
DALLAS — ICD Fellows Drs. John T. Baker and John G. Kostohryz presented a one-hour CE lecture on Providing Dental Service Techniques in Third World Countries to ICD Fellows on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Thank you, Drs. Baker and Kostohryz for your leadership and service to others! Photo on left (L to R): Dr. T. Bob Davis, Dr. Jon Williamson and Dr. John T. Baker Drs. Baker and Kostohryz with attendees!
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January 11, 2017
Moldova The program that exists between the University of North Carolina Dental School and the Dental School in the Republic of Moldova was established in March of 2000 by ICD Fellows Robert Kriegsman and Stephen Mackler. It involves an exchange of faculty and students usually numbering between four and six participants. Most commonly it comprises a two-week visit during October for the Moldovans and a one-week trip during the spring break for the UNC students. Others who became involved in...
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November 30, 2016
A Mission For Haiti Report Submitted by: Dr. E. Steven Moriconi In January 2010, as we all know, a devastating earthquake struck the island of Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people in a matter of seconds, laying waste to homes and businesses and affecting countless of the living, both in Haiti and abroad. Watching those scenes of destruction, horrific injuries, and mass casualties so graphically shown, I knew the time had come to really act, to get off my...
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November 22, 2016
Gorgeous Guatemala Report by: Dr. Ronald E. Fritz My excitement was running in high gear as I prepared myself and my instruments for my first ever trip to Guatemala. I had been to Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and all over México, but only heard and read enticing reports from Guatemala. Thanks to an invitation from friend and colleague, Richard Hagstrom, DDS, I was about to see it with my own eyes! La República de Guatemala, along with Belize, are the most...
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August 21, 2016
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry (UICCOD) held their White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 21, 2015 for the Class of 2019 Dental Students and the Dentists in the International Dental Program Class of 2016. Dean Clark Sanford began the ceremony with a wonderful presentation about being a dental student, dental education and patient care. Dr. Keith Dickey, ISDS Foundation President; Dr. Edward Segal, ISDS President; Dr. Larry Williams, Illinois AGD President; ACD Illinois Section Editor and...
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July 2, 2016
Dr. Rick Ferguson received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award during the Idaho State Dental Association (ISDA) Annual Meeting held in Boise, Idaho in June. Pictured with Dr. Ferguson (center) are Fellow John Hisel, President of ISDA (left), and Dr. Bryan Crawford, incoming President of ISDA.
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June 29, 2016
Montana Fellows gathered during Montana's Annual ICD Meeting in June. Pictured are special guest ADA President Dr. Gary Roberts, Montana Dental Association President Dr. Dave Keim, with 11th District Regent Dr. Bill Fraser.
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June 13, 2016
"Leaders don't create followers, they create more leaders." — Tom Peters Some time ago I heard someone say, "The sign of a great leader is one who finds their replacement." I wish I knew who originally said it so I could give them proper credit. I have repeated that saying many times, and each time I believe in it a little more. Somewhere along the way I modified it to say, "The sign of a great leader is one who...
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September 3, 2015
Dominican Dental Mission Project- Dr. Francis G. Serio (one of our volunteer seminar speakers) is featured in "Mouth Magazine" in recognition of 34 years of exemplary volunteer service. Dr. Serio is the founder of the Dominican Dental Mission Project and his services have helped over 60,000 Dominicans in poverty stricken communities since 1982. Click here to read the article by Mark Herring on Page 25 in Mouth Magazine> Dr. Serio also received a Daily Point of Light Award from President...
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July 1, 2014
Our Foundation President W. Michael Kenney was invited to join Dr. Francis G. Serio on a Dental Mission to the Dominican Republic - July 2014 Report and photos submitted by Dr. Kenney Dr. Frank Serio has been instrumental in developing the very popular program on Volunteerism in Dentistry for the USA Section of the International College of Dentists. I attended his recent seminar in April in Bonita Springs, Florida, where I was extended the opportunity to participate in an upcoming...