CHICAGO, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) inducted its new president and other officers and trustees at its annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Jade Miller, D.D.S., 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 in Reno, Nev.
James D. Nickman, D.D.S., President-Elect: Private practitioner in the Twin Cities and part-time instructor at the University of Minnesota.
Joe Castellano, D.D.S., Vice President: Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Developmental Dentistry at UTHSC-SA Dental School; private practitioner in Laredo, Texas.
Kevin Donly, D.D.S., Secretary-Treasurer: Professor and Chair in the Department of Developmental Dentistry and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the UTHSC-SA.
Robert L. Delarosa, D.D.S., Immediate Past President: Founding partner of a group private practice in Baton Rouge, La.
David Tesini, D.D.S., M.S., Parliamentarian: Private practitioner in Sudbury, Mass.; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
Jessica Meeske, D.D.S., North Central District Trustee: Private practitioner in a group practice in Hastings, Neb.; part-time instructor at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry.
Deven V. Shroff, D.M.D., Northeastern Trustee: Private practitioner in a group practice in Ellicott City, Catonsville and Eldersburg, Md.
Paula L. Coates, D.D.S., M.S., At-Large Trustee: Associate in a private practice in Hendersonville, Tenn.; part-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Meharry Medical College, Nashville.
E. LaRee Johnson, D.D.S., M.S., American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Director: Private practitioner in Raleigh, N.C.; part-time instructor at the University of North Carolina.
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 9,900 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