CHICAGO, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authorityon children's oral health, inducted new officers and trustees at its meeting in National Harbor, Md., on May 28, 2017.
James D. Nickman, D.D.S., M.S., President: Private practitioner,
Joe Castellano, D.D.S., President-Elect: Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Developmental Dentistry at UTHSC-SA Dental School; private practitioner, Laredo, Texas.
Kevin Donly, D.D.S., Vice President: Professor and Chair, Department of Developmental Dentistry, UTHSC-SA; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSC-SA.
Jessica Y. Lee, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., Secretary-Treasurer: Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina; Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Jade Miller, D.D.S., Immediate Past President: Associate faculty member, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, University of Washington School of Dentistry and University of Nevada School of Medicine; private practitioner, Reno, Nev.
Mario E. Ramos, D.D.S., Parliamentarian: Private practitioner, Midland Park, N.J.; adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.
JC Shirley, D.M.D., M.S., Southeastern District Trustee: Private practitioner, Atlanta, Ga.; Clinical Assistant Professor, Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University; Consultant at Navy Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, Md.
Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, D.D.S, Ph.D., At-Large Trustee: Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Richmond, Va.; Director, Oral Health Services Research Core, Philips Institute for Oral Health Research, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.
Dorothy Pang, D.D.S, M.S., American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Director: Private practitioner, San Francisco; Health Science Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco.
About the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is the recognized authority on children's oral health. As advocates for children's oral health, the AAPD promotes evidence-based policies and clinical guidelines; educates and informs policymakers, parents and guardians, and other health care professionals; fosters research; and provides continuing professional education for pediatric dentists and general dentists who treat children. Founded in 1947, the AAPD is a not-for-profit professional membership association representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. Its 10,000 members provide primary care and comprehensive dental specialty treatments for infants, children, adolescents and individuals with special health care needs. For further information, visit the AAPD website at http://www.aapd.org or the AAPD's consumer website at http://www.mychildrensteeth.org.
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SOURCE American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
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