Bulletin of Dental Education

RADM Makrides Appointed Chief Dental Officer of USPHS

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Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell has approved the appointment of Rear Admiral Nicholas S. Makrides, D.M.D., M.A., M.P.H., to the position of Chief Dental Officer (CDO) of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) with a subsequent temporary promotion to the rank of Assistant Surgeon General.

Dr. Fletcher Named Interim Executive Director of the NDA

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The National Dental Association (NDA) Board of Trustees announced at its fall meeting that NDA Past President Nathan Fletcher, D.D.S., will serve as Interim Executive Director, effective immediately.

Dr. Garcia to Lead University of Florida College of Dentistry

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Isabel Garcia, D.D.S., M.P.H., has been named Dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry (UF COD). Dr. Garcia currently serves as the Deputy Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

Dr. Ngan of West Virginia University School of Dentistry Named Branson-Maddrell Endowed Professor in Orthodontics

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The professorship was established by Princeton, WV, residents Cynthia Branson, D.D.S., an orthodontist, and her husband Philip Branson, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, who are both graduates of Northwestern University.

Gen. Allen Named Leader of U.S. Air Force Dental Services

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Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Roosevelt Allen was confirmed this year as the Commander, 79th Medical Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

Dr. Mitchell Named Senior Associate Provost at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

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Dennis A. Mitchell, D.D.S., M.P.H., has taken the role of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine's Senior Associate Provost for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion.

Dr. Felton Steps Down as Dean at West Virginia University

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David A. Felton, D.D.S., M.S., Dean of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry (WVU SOD), has stepped down and returned to a faculty position within the university system.

Dr. Mark Reynolds Named Dean of University of Maryland School of Dentistry

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Dr. Reynolds, a 1986 graduate of UMSOD, has served as its Interim Dean since last year and has been with the school in various capacities for 18 years.

Dr. Chance Appointed Dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

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A 1979 alumnus of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine (CWRU SDM) has been tapped to become its next dean on July 1.

Dr. Stanford Appointed Dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

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His appointment, which is subject to approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees, is effective October 1, 2014.

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