Richard W. Valachovic, D.M.D., M.P.H.
W. Valachovic, D.M.D., M.P.H., is President and CEO of ADEA and President of
the ADEAGies Foundation. He joined ADEA in 1997 after more than 20 years in the
research, practice and teaching of pediatric dentistry and oral
medicine/radiology. Certified in pediatric dentistry and dental public health, Dr.
Valachovic is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial
Radiology, and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and
the American College of Dentists. He previously served on the faculty of the
Harvard School of Dental Medicine and at the University of Connecticut School
of Dental Medicine. Dr. Valachovic has served as President of the Federation of
Associations of Schools of the Health Professions (FASHP) and as
Secretary-General of the International Federation of Dental Educators and