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AGD mourns the passing of Myron "Mike" Bromberg, DDS
With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Myron “Mike” Bromberg, DDS, a beloved general dentist, devoted AGD member, esteemed leader, and fervent advocate for the dental profession.
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AGD Installs New Officers at 2023 Annual Meeting
AGD’s House of Delegates installed new officers during its annual meeting, Nov. 10–12. Merlin P. Ohmer, DDS, MAGD, a general dentist from Florida, was named president. Other officers elected during the meeting include Marc J. Worob, DDS, FAGD, as vice president; Kimberly Wright, DMD, MAGD, as secretary; Robert M. Peskin, DDS, FAGD, as speaker of the House of Delegates; and Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD, as editor. Other members of the 2023–24 Executive Committee include: Chethan Chetty, DDS, MAGD, president-elect, and Joseph A. Picone, DMD, MAGD, treasurer.
Dave Sullivan, DMD, MAGD, Receives AGD Humanitarian Award
Pennsylvania Dentist Dave A. Sullivan, DMD, MAGD, was recently presented the Humanitarian Award by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) during its annual meeting on Nov. 10, 2023, in Chicago.
Distinguished Service Award Presented to the Late Roger D. Winland, DDS, MS, MAGD
Winland was a general dentist from Athens, Ohio, and served as AGD editor for 24 years before retiring from that role in 2020. He died in August 2022. Winland’s wife Debra accepted the award.
Merlin P. Ohmer, DDS, MAGD, Installed as AGD President
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) installed Merlin P. Ohmer, DDS, MAGD, as president during its Annual Meeting, Nov.10-12, in Chicago. Ohmer, who recently served as the organization’s president-elect, steps into this role after serving the organization and the dentistry profession in a variety of leadership roles.
Michael Lacey, DMD, MAGD, General Dentist Dedicated to Dental Missions in Cambodia and Thailand, Receives AGD Humanitarian Award
Michael Lacey, DMD, MAGD, received the prestigious AGD Humanitarian Award during the AGD annual meeting in Chicago on Nov. 10, 2023.
Gordon R. Isbell, III, DMD, MAGD, Wins Prestigious Mark S. Ritz Advocate for Dentistry Award
Alabama general dentist Gordon R. Isbell, III, DMD, MAGD, is the Academy of General Dentistry’s (AGD) 2023 recipient for the Mark S. Ritz Advocate for Dentistry Award. The award was presented to Isbell during AGD’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 10 in Chicago, IL. Isbell is only the sixth AGD member to receive this prestigious award since its inception
Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD, Re-Elected Editor of the Academy of General Dentistry
AGD recently re-elected Timothy F. Kosinski, DDS, MAGD, as the AGD editor during its annual meeting on Nov. 12 in Chicago. This is his second term as editor, and previously served as associate editor.
Robert M. Peskin, DDS, FAGD, Re-elected AGD Speaker of the House
Robert M. Peskin, DDS, FAGD, elected AGD speaker of the house during its annual meeting on Nov. 12 in Chicago. Peskin will continue his role with years of experience presiding over official governing bodies.
Marc J. Worob, DDS, FAGD, of Texas, Installed as AGD Vice President
AGD installed Marc J. Worob, DDS, FAGD, a general dentist from Austin, Texas, as vice president. He has been active in AGD on many levels and is an strong advocate for continuous dental education to enhance the skills of general dentists and improve the oral health of the public.
AGD Installs Kimberly Wright, DMD, MAGD, as Secretary
Academy of General Dentistry installed Kimberly R. Wright, DMD, MAGD, as its new secretary. Wright has served AGD and organized dentistry in many capacities since becoming a member and is a recognized leader in dentistry.