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HANDSTOHOLDHANDSTOHEALPAGE18 2015HenryScheinInc.Nocopyingwithoutpermission.Notresponsiblefortypographicalerrors.HenryScheinisproudtosupportyourmissiontoexpanddentaleducationandaccesstocareandhumanitariandentalcareprogramsforat-riskandunderservedpopulationsaroundtheworld.Our3-yearcommitmentunderscoresoursharedvaluesofHelpingHealthHappenforunderservedcommunities.CongratulationstotheInternationalCollegeofDentistsonthecreationoftheICDGlobalVisionaryFund. Thinkingahead.Focusedonlife.EndodonticsisanArtSoaricatreatmentunitthatsupportsthisartineverywayAdentistsneedsareapriorityforus.ThisiswhywedevelopedSoaricinclosecooperationwithendodonticsexpertsandfocusedonthedemandsofrootcanaltreatment.WithitssophisticatedergonomicsSoaricsupportsboth4-and6-handtreatmentandallowsinstrumentstoberemovedandreturnedaccordingtothesituation.Amicroscopeandendodonticmotorwithapexlocatorcanbeintegratedintotheunit.Youcanworkeasilyandefcientlyincomfortwithoutanyadditionalequipmentorcablesthatcouldhindertreatment.Weofferyoutheidealconditionsforperformingyourart.FindoutmoreaboutSoaricatwww.soaric.com THEGLOBE2015ISSN2226-163XVOLUME75THEGLOBEispublishedannuallybytheInternationalCollegeoDentistsInc.ormembersonly.Originallybeganpublishingin1959underthetitleICDNewsletterchangedtoTHEGLOBEin1984.CorrespondencerelatingtoTHEGLOBEshouldbeaddressedtoTheEditorattheCollegeOfceSeemast-head.POSTMASTERANDMEMBERSSENDALLADDRESSCHANGEStoChelseaWhiteCouncilOfceManagerattheCollegeOfceorviae-mailtochelseawhiteicd.org.EDITOR-IN-CHIEFS.DovSydneyInternationalCouncilOfceFlintMichiganUSAeditorsydneyicd.orgASSOCIATEEDITORSRichardGaleoneLansdalePennsylvaniaUSAJ.BrianClarkTillsonburgOntarioCanadaFedericoPerez-DiezGuanajuatoMexicoRaulCorvalanSantiagoChileWaltervanDrielVorrshotenNetherlandsR.C.KakarNewDelhiIndiaSetsuyaSuzukiTokyoJapanJenniferSmythBrisbaneAustraliaElizabethCarrascoPasigCityPhilippinesCedricHaddadBeirutLebanonWonhiYooSeoulSouthKoreaHsin-ChengLiuTaipeiCityTaiwanHuTaoChengduChinaKyawSeinYangonMyanmarJohnV.HintermanFlintMichiganUSAEDITORIALASSISTANTChelseaWhiteARTDIRECTOREstherKreismanPASTEDITORSOFTHEGLOBE19591976HaroldS.Eberhardt19772002WilliamE.Hawkins20032005RichardA.Smith20062011JohnV.HintermanJOURNALOFTHEINTERNATIONALCOLLEGEOFDENTISTSTHEINTERNATIONALCOLLEGEOFDENTISTSInternationalCouncilOfceandWorldHeadquartersG3535BeecherRd.SuiteGFlintMichigan48532USAPhone810-820-3087Fax810-265-7047Emailofceicd.orgWebsitewww.icd.orgOFFICERSJosephR.KenneallyPresidentPhillipDowellPresidentElectRajeshChandnaVicePresidentRichardM.SmithTreasurerS.DovSydneyEditorWoongYangImmediatePastPresidentJohnV.HintermanSecretaryGeneralMOTTORecognizingServiceandtheOpportunitytoServeMISSIONSTATEMENTTheInternationalCollegeoDentistsisaleadinghonorsocietyordentistsdedicatedtotherecognitionooutstandingproessionalachievementmeritoriousserviceandthecontinuedprogressodentistryorthebeneftoallhumankind.COREVALUESLeadershipUpholdthehigheststandardoproessionalcompetenceandpersonalethics.RecognitionRecognizedistinguishedservicetotheproessionandthepublicworldwide.HumanitarianismFostermeasuresorthepreventionandtreatmentooraldiseasebyencouragingandsupportinghumanitarianprojects.EducationContributetotheadvancementotheproessionodentistrybyosteringthegrowthanddiusionodentalknowledgeworldwide.ProfessionalRelationsProvideauniversalorumorthecultivationocordialrelationswithintheproessionandtoassistinpreservingthehighestperceptionotheproession. 2015InternationalOfcersandCouncilors________________________4TheEditorsPen_______________________________________________6AnnualSurveyResultsTheCollegeLogo_________________________7CollegeFundingPrograms_______________________________________8LeadershipAgenda____________________________________________10SecretaryGeneralsReview_____________________________________12InternationalCouncilMeetinginSydneyAustralia________________14Interviewwiththe2015InternationalPresident___________________16AnAlbumoICDWorldwideProjects___________________________18TheSectionsotheInternationalCollegeoDentists______________29SectionIUSA_____________________________________________30SectionIICanada___________________________________________33SectionIIIMexico___________________________________________35SectionIVSouthAmerica____________________________________38SectionVEurope___________________________________________40SectionVIIndiaSriLankaNepal_____________________________42SectionVIIJapan____________________________________________45SectionVIIIAustralasia_______________________________________47SectionIXPhilippines_______________________________________51SectionXMiddleEast_______________________________________54SectionXIKorea____________________________________________56SectionXIIChineseTaipei____________________________________58SectionXIIIChina___________________________________________60SectionXIVMyanmar________________________________________62SectionXXRegions__________________________________________64ErnestoAcuaCharitybeginsathome_________________________67Allstatementsoopinionandsupposedactsarepublishedwiththeauthor-ityothewriterunderwhosenametheyappearandarenotnecessarilytoberegardedastheviewsotheInternationalCollegeoDentists.ThereoretheCollegeitsofcersemployeesandeditorsacceptnoliabilityorresponsibilitywhatsoeverortheconsequencesoanyinaccurateormisleadingstatementsmadebythecontributorstothepublication.Allrightsarereserved.NopartoTHEGLOBEmaybereproducedortransmittedinanyormorbyanymeanselectronicormechanicalincludingphotocopyingoranyinormationstorageandretrievalsystemwithoutthewrittenpermissionromthepublisher.Displayadvertisingratesareavailableonlineatwww.icd.orgorromtheCollegeOfce.TheInternationalCollegeoDentistsreservestherighttorejectanyadvertisingwhichdoesnotconormwiththeofcialICDAdvertisingStandardswhichareavailableuponrequest.INSTRUCTIONSTOAUTHORSareavailableatwww.icd.organdreerredtoastheSubmissionGuidelinesunderthesectionentitledPublications.SECTIONREPORTSIMPACTINTERNATIONALCOUNCILCOMMENTARYInthisAustralasianSection-supportedCambodiandentalclinictheimpoverishedchildrenusuallywithoutparentslearntosurviveonthestreetsbytakingcareofeachotherfromanearlyage.Theyevencanbefoundprovidinghand-holdingreassuranceduringthedentaltreatmentsofcompassionateICDvolunteers.ThewritingsonthedentistsarmareafewKhmerdentallanguageexpressions.CONTENTSCOVER THE2015INTERNAPresidentJosephR.KenneallyVicePresidentRajeshChandnaPresidentElectPhillipDowellTreasurerRichardM.SmithINTERNATIONALOFFICERSINTERNATIONALCOUNCILORSKeithW.SuchyCarolI.TurnerRichardM.SmithHenryL.DiversiJr.LeightonA.WierM.ChristineBenoitJamesJ.ConrardyCurtisR.JohnsonBettieR.McKaigSectionIUSASectionVEuropeanArgiriosPissiotisFransH.M.KroonPhillipDowellSectionVIIndiaRajeshChandnaD.N.KapoorSectionVIIJapanKojiHashimotoAkiraSendaChristianRochefortQ.SectionIVSouthAmericaSectionIICanadaDonnaM.BrodeJackMcListerMichaelKenneyJoseAntonioBelloRochSectionIIIMexico4THEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists TIONALCOUNCILEditorS.DovSydneyImmediatePastPresidentWoongYangSecretaryGeneralJohnV.HintermanStandingCommitteesAwardsRajeshChandnaCommunicationsTunTunThweConstitutionandBylawsFransKroonExecutiveJosephKenneallyFinanceRichardSmithGrowthandDevelopmentYuh-YuanShiauHistoryKojiHashimotoNominationsWoongYangProjectsDonnaBrodeAdHocCommitteesInternationalCollaborativeInitiativeBettieMcKaigMembershipBettieMcKaigStrategicPlanningJosephKenneallyTaskForcesDatabaseArgiriosPissiotisDentalSafetyProgramChristineBenoitEditorsDovSydneyCOMMITTEECHAIRSEMERITUSOFFICERSSecretaryGeneralEmeritusRobertE.BradyEditorEmeritusWilliamE.HawkinsCounciloratLargeChristopherOgunsaluAfricaSectorPankajPatelSectionXXRegionsKimChuanHowAsiaSectorCedricP.HaddadJr.SectionVIIIAustralasianCliveB.RossJackieRobinsonSectionXMiddleEastHermogenesP.VillarealSectionIXThePhilippinesHoYoulChangSectionXIKoreaSectionXIIIChinaXuedongZhouSectionXIVMyanmarTunTunThweSectionXIIChineseTaipeiYuh-YuanShiau5THEGLOBE2015COUNCILJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists THEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALTHEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALBytheverynatureoourselectionprocessallmembersotheCollegeareleadersandasleadershaveaprimaryobligationtocommunicateeectivelytotheirconstituents.WhileonlyasmallpercentageoFellowsareleaderswithintheCollegeeachisadmirablyqualifedtocommu-nicateabouttheCollegetotheirproes-sionalandcommunitycolleagues.TheICDMottoMissionandCoreValuesaretheembodimentoourpublicpersonawhichcollectivelydefneaspecifctermassociatedwitheveryorganizationintendedornot.NikehasoneIBMhasonecertainlyAppledoesandyessodoestheICDitscalledTheBrandanditishoworganizationsareperceivedoutsidetheboardroomwalls.Ocoursethecompanybrandsmentionedreectproducts.ThishasgivenbrandinganegativeconnotationbuttheICDisanonproftorganizationknownworldwideoritsaltruisticcollegialandhumanisticcharacterandthisistheessenceoourbrand.HoweverorourbrandtoremainrelevantadmirableandmeaningulwemustadheretotwoundamentalprinciplesgoverninghowwecommunicatethatICDbrand.Thefrstisthatourbrandmustprojectauthenticityandhonestywedontmakeupactsorspininormationtolookgood.BuildingtheCollegesuniversalreputationortrustworthi-nessandreliabilityhastakenmanyyearsandwasestablishedbyFellowsnobleactivitiesandadmirablecontributionstoden-tistryandsociety.TomaintainthisenviablepositionwemustalwaysbeorthrightandunambiguousinthecontextoourCollegecommunications.TodaytheCollegealongwithanumberareSectionsisturningtononmemberundingresourcesthatarenotamil-iarwithmanyindividualFellowsorevenullyunderstandtheICD.TheirdecisionstomakesubstantialcontributionstotheCollegeareappreciablyinuencedbyeectivelycommunicat-ingwithintegrityandveracitytheattributesoourwell-deservedpristinebrand.Andthesecondprincipleisconsistency.WithoveronehundredcountriesandnearlyequalnumberolanguagesanddialectsmessageconsistencypresentsaparticularchallengetotheICD.WemustensurethatalltheinormationdistributedonbehalotheCollegehastheidenticalmeaningthroughouttheworldregardlessolanguageorculturaldierences.ThereoreweneedtoconstantlyengageSectionsRegionsandotherlocalsubdivisionstopromoteandsometimestranslateourcommunications.AdditionallywedependontheInternationalCouncilandtheCouncilOfcetoprovideoversightorallCollegemessagingandactasthefnalguardianothebrand.TheInternationalCouncilauthorizedagloballyrecognizableCollegeidentityorourbrandtheICDlogo.ThelogovisuallycommunicatestheCollegebrandirrespectiveothenativelanguageotheviewer.ItaccompanieseverydispatchromtheCouncilOfceproudlydisplayedinourFacebookevents.andpromotedonofciallogoproductsandmemorabiliaavailableromSectionsortheCouncilOfces.AllousintheCollegecanconvincinglycommunicateandpromotetheICDbrand.BydoingsowehighlighttheuniqueidentityotheICDcreateloyaltyamongourFellowsestablishcredibilityoreverynewinitiativeandfnallyduringtheseturbulenttimesochangeourrespectedICDbrandprovidesassurancesandstabilityornowandintotheuture.THEEDITORSPEN6JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsCommunicatingtheICDBrandS.DovSydneyEditor-in-Chief THEGLOBE2015COUNCILCOUNCILNOTESSTHEGLOBE2015COUNCILurveyResultsandtheCollegeLogoStrongInterestsinIncreasingConnectivityReportedinAnnualCollegeSurveyOver1000FellowsparticipatedinthemostrecentICDAnnualSurveyConnectingWithTheCollegewhichexaminedpreerencesandattitudestowardsconnectingwiththeCollegeleadershipandotherFellows.CollegeEditorDovSydneywhohasdevelopedandevaluatedtheannualsurveysreportedthatquestionsweredesignedtosoliitctresponsesrelatedtobothregionalandinternationalconnectionsaswellaspreerencesordirectace-to-acecontactsorvirtuallythroughtheelectronicmedia.ICDLogoCollegesMostRecognizableSymbolCoverstheWorldInthelastewyearsthemostvisibleCollegeinnovationhasbeentheICDlogoappearinginreportsandnewsstoriesormeverySectionaroundtheworld.ThelogoservesanimportantunctioninvisuallyandsymbolicallybridgingthelanguageandculturaldiversityoourCollegewhileestablishinganeasilyrecognizablememorablesharedglobalidentity.Sinceitsintroductionin2012thelogohasemergedasthemostconsistentlyutilizedsymbolotheCollegeonwebsitescongressbrochurescorrespondencejournalpublicationsaswellasbeingeaturedonawiderangeoproductsrombannersandashdrivestohatsandumbrellas.40ofFellowsansweringthesurveywouldliketoparticipateinICDactivitiesoutsideoftheirowncountry.Whileamajorityexpressedapreerenceorreceivingtheirnewsandinormationromelectronic60versusprintmediaitisimportanttokeepinmindthatonlyFellowswithcurrentemailaddresseswereeligibletoparticipateinthesurvey.Thislikelyinuencedtheresultsoquestionsdealingwithcommunicationpreerences.Whileonly30otherespondentshadcloseICDriendsorcolleagues64answeredexpressedthedesiretoincreasedopportunitiestomeetFellows.Othoseover70wouldpreerin-personeventssuchasmeetingsortrips.SupportingthestronginternationalimageotheCollege40saidtheywouldliketoparticipateinICDmeetingsorparticipateinprojectsoutsideotheirowncountry.ThenewICDLapelpinwasclearlypopularwithFellowswithover75respondingtheywouldliketowearit.RegardingtheirlocalICDorganizationsoICDFellowswantmoreCollegeexposureatdentalschoolsandsocietyevents37morecommunicationsromleaders.Ospecialinteresttoleadershipandmeetingplannersisthat80otheFellowswouldattendmoreICDeventsieitherthethemesweremorerelevantordatesdidnotconictwithotherorganizations.ThelogobridgesthediversityofourCollegewitharecognizablesharedglobalidentity.AllcommunicationsemanatingromtheCouncilOfcesuchasstationarybusinesscardse-newsletterandpressreleasesdisplaythelogoprominently.Mostrecentlyanofcialdouble-sidedhighqualitysatinICDagwasdesignedanddistributedtoeverySectionoruseduringtheirCollegeeventsandceremonies.ThenewICDlogolapelpinhasbeenverywellreceivedgeneratinghighdemandthroughouttheworld.TheunderlyingunityexpressedinthesharedICDvaluesandidealsemergesinthehundredsophotographsromaroundtheworldseenontheICDFacebookpagethatbearwitnesstothevasthumanitarianeducationalorganizationalandsocialactivitiesoourCollegeallvisuallyidentifedandstampedwithprideinormoTheICDLogo.7JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists THEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALTHEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALiamondSponsorProgramPhillipDowellInternationalPresidentElectDTheDiamondSponsorprogramisamulti-yearrollingsponsorshipagreementwithcompaniesororganizationsthatormamutuallyadvantageouspartnershipwiththeworldsoldestandlargesthonorsocietyordentists.Thereasonorthethree-yeartermrelatestotheneedorsustainabilityoundssothattheICDcanrelyonacertainamountonon-duesrevenueinordertorunallitsoperations.InparticularalltheCollegecommunicationsincludingwebbasedmediaproductssuchastheCollegewebsiteemailmessagingTheCollegeTodaye-newsletterandtoourprintJournalTHEGLOBEaredependentonthegenerosityandreliabilityotheDiamondSponsorscommitment.ReachingtheGoalTheinitialgoalistoattract10DiamondSponsorsat12000USperannumthusachievingsubstantialrevenueaboveandbeyondduesincome.TodatewiththegeneroussupportoourSponsorswehavereachedclosetohalourtarget.EachSectionneedstobeullyawareothissituationandshouldappealtoitsFellowsparticularlythosewithgoodcommercialcontactstoidentiypotentialSponsorpartners.TheDiamondSponsorshavenotonlybeenheraldedbytheCollegeinalloitspublicationsincludingaullpageadvertisementinTHEGLOBEbutalsogivenexhibitionspaceatonemeetingperyearlinksonourwebsiteandendorsedbyour12000Fellows.TheDiamondSponsorbanneroallDiamondSponsorstravelstheworldwithICDprojectsandofcers.ExpressingtheCollegesAppreciationTheSponsorsaretobethankedprouselyortheirsupportbutthereismoretobedoneinthisregard.WeneedtoconstantlyremindourSponsorsoourcommitmenttotheircompaniesandevenconsidergrantinghonoraryFellowshiptothenon-dentistheadsothecompaniesoraspecialcitationtothosewhoarealreadyFellows.ItwasparticularlypleasingtoseethatthePresidentandCEOoHenryScheinInc.StanleyBergmanwasmadeanhonoraryFellowattheUSAconvocation.ThebusinessorunninganexpandingvibrantorganizationsuchastheICDmakeseverincreasingdemandsontimeundingandsta.ForthisreasontheExecutiveCommitteeaskedDr.CliveRosstoinvestigatethepotentialorputtingnon-duesrevenueliketheDiamondSponsorprogramontoamorebusinesslikeooting.MakingtheProgramMoreVisibleItisclearthattheICDreallyneedstobemorevisiblebyhavingrepresentationatallthemajordentalexhibitionsworldwideinordertomeetourexistingsponsorspossiblyhostasocialeventandocourselookorpotentialSponsorcompaniestojoinwiththeCollege.Obviouslytoundsuchactivityneedsnotonlythefnancinginplacebutalsotheservicesoanindividualwhowouldbeuptothetask.ThereisnodoubtthattheDiamondSponsorprogramhashadapositiveimpactonthefnancesotheCollegesinceitsinception.Itisimportanttoconsiderotherwaysoattractingnon-duesrevenue.TheutureotheCollegeisbrightitisprogressinginsomanyexcitingwayswhatweneednowistoensuretheutureandthatincludesgrowthotheDiamondSponsorprogram.PROMOTINGOURDIAMONDSPONSORSMegagenPresidentDr.ParrightisthankedforhissupportbyPastCollegePresidentLeonAronsonatthecomplementaryexhibitionboothprovidedduringtheICDEuropeanmeetinginCopenhagenDenmark.8JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsFUNDINGPROGRAMS THEGLOBE2015COUNCILlobalVisionaryFundFUNDINGPROGRAMSTheGlobalVisionaryFundGVFtodatehasreceivedapproximating200000USovalueinundsandpledges.HoweverinorderortheFundtobesustainableitneedstogrowtoexceedonemillionUSdollarsincorpusvalueanditisimperativethatthisgoalisreachedassoonaspossiblesothattheFundcanmaximizeitsabilitytoacceptgrantrequestsanddeployunds.AnumberoFellowshavebecomeFoundersCirclemembersbypledgingupto10000USnotedGVFChairPhillipDowell.CompatibleContributionLevelsAvailableThereareavarietyodonatingbandlevelscompatibletothebudgetandintentsoeveryonecanmakecontributionsandbepartothisimportantICDinitiative.ItishopedthateachSectionwillorganizeund-raisingeventsandtoencourageasmanyoitsFellowsaspossibletomaketheircontributiontotheFund.Wehavetheaddedconvenienceobeingabletousethewebsitetoacilitatethepaymentswww.icd.orgglobal-visionary-und.Fundingcanalsocomeromestateplanningandprobateaswellasthecommercialarena.TheOfcersotheFundwillreportannuallytotheInternationalCouncilregardingundlevelsandgrantsawarded.AstheGVFisthedesignatedphilanthropicarmotheCollegeitisimportanttounderstandthatitsresourcesareavailabletoallSectionsotheICDeventhosewiththeirowncharitableoundations.GVFAmbassadorsAnetworkoGVFAmbassadorsisenvisaged.ThesewillbeFellowswhointheirproessionalcapacityhaveestablishedcloselinkswithcommercialcompanies.TheAmbassadorswillbetaskedtobringtheFundtotheattentionothosecompanieswhomaybecomesponsors.ThefrstGVFAmbassadorappointedisProessorMauroLabancaromMilanoItalyandaFellowotheEuropeanSection.ItwouldbeappreciatedianyFellowknowsoacolleaguewhocouldseverasanAmbassadortonotiytheGVFboard.HenryScheinCaresPartnerswithGVFPledging100000ofSupportPerhapsthemostexcitingdevelopmentthisyearwasthepass-ingoaMemorandumoUnderstandingMOUbetweentheCollegeandHenryScheinInc.ThecharitablearmoHenryScheinisknownasHenryScheinCaresHSCestablishedin2001asaormalglobalsocialresponsibilityprogramtoin-creasethedeliveryohealthcareservicesandinormationtounderservedcommu-nities.HSChaspledgedtogiveupto100000USworthoequipmentorma-terialdeliveredtotherequiredloca-tionoverathree-yearperiod.Thisisatrulymagnanimousdo-nationromthelargestsupplieromedicaldentalveterinaryproductsworldwideandreectswellonthestandingotheCollegeintheinternationalcommunity.Thefrstmaterialssup-pliedbyHSCwastotheChogoriaprojectinKenyaandotherapplicationshavenowbeenreceivedwhicharegoingthroughtheprocessoassessmenttoachievethebestpossiblecosthealthbeneft.ThecompanyoundedtheHSCFoundationanindependent501c3in2008anditmobilizesawidevarietyoresourcesinpursuitoitsmissiontoexpandaccesstohealthcareorsuchunderservedandat-riskpopulations.ThepillarsotheHSCFoundationincludewellnesspreventionandtreatmentemergencypreparednessandrelieandcapacitybuildingallowhichhaveacommonthemewiththeICD.TheGVFistrulyanexcitingnewventurewithendlesspossibilitiestoenrichtheoralhealthothepoorandneedy.Weareotoanexcellentstart.GTHECHARITABLEARMofHenryScheinHenryScheinCaresHSC.THEGLOBE2015COUNCIL9JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists DuringtheMeetingotheInternationalCouncilinSydneythispastalltwonewCollegeofcerswereelectedandinducted.JoiningInternationalPresidentJosephKenneallyInternationalPresidentElectPhillipDowellandInternationalEditorDovSydneyareVicePresidentRajeshChandnaromNewDelhiIndiaandInternationalTreasurerRichardSmithromTexasUSA.InternationalVicePresidentRajeshChandnaIammuchgrateulandhon-oredtobeelectedastheIn-ternationalVicePresident.AsaFellowromICDIndiaSriLankaNepalSectionVIcurrentlycel-ebrating50yearsasaSectionIamproudtobethefrstVicePresi-dentromourSectionwhichissodedicatedtotheCoreValuesotheICD.IthankallourFellowsandCouncilorsortheirsupportandaith.IhavebeenassociatedandservedtheICDSection-VIsincemychildhoodasmyatherwasandstillisaveryactivememberotheCollegesinceIgraduatedhavebeenworkinganddevotedallmysincereeortstotheInternationalCollegeoDentists.IservedtheSectionVIasAssistantSecretaryorsixyearsandhavebeenontheInternationalCouncilservingastheCouncilorsince2005.IhaveorganizedmanyICDconvocationshumanitarianactivitiesandCDEactivities.IthasbeenaprivilegeormetoguidemanydentiststobecomeFellowsotheCollege.IattendedmyfrstInternationalCouncilmeetinginTaipeiin2005IwastrulygrateultobeabletoexperiencetheglobalcollegialityoourFellowship.MypassionandcommitmenttoservealongsidemyrespectedcolleaguesontheCouncilhasbeenatruepleasureandanenrichingexperienceespeciallyIamgrateultoearningtheriendshipsosomanyoourFellowsthroughouttheworld.ThisisthepartwhichIcherishmost.IservedonmanyInternationalCouncilcommitteesandhaveworkedtoachieveandortunatelyhavewitnessedaconstantdevelopmentinthecommunicationandpublicprofleoourCollegewhichisverymuchneededorgrowth.IthasbeenormeadistinguishedhonortoserveontheCouncil.IwilldomybesttoensurethatalltheCollegeleadersworktogetherasadedicatedteamalwayskeepinginmindthatwehavebeenbestowedwithagreatresponsibilitytoensurethatourCollegeremainsstrongandcontinuestogrow.InternationalTreasurerRichardSmithIwashonoredtobeelectedTreasurerotheCollegeattheCouncilmeetinginSydneyAustra-lia.MyexperienceasTreasureroseveralorganizationsinDentistryhasgivenmeanunderstandingothedutiesandresponsibilitiesotheofce.Firstandoremostistobeanunimpeachablesourceoac-curatefnancialinormationorthegoverningboard.SecondistobringnoagendatothetableotherthanimprovingthefnancialpositionotheCollege.TheuturewillbringmanythingsortheCollegesomeowhichareunknowable.Howeveronethingcanbeorecastandthatisincreasedcoststodoourbusiness.Inthecomingyearsitwillbeachallengetomeetthedemandsthatincreasedcostswillbring.TothatendtheTreasurermustsupplytheExecutiveCommitteeandtheCouncilwithaccurateandcurrentfnancialinormation.Tomeetthischallengewillrequireacareullookathowwespendourmoneyandbesurewearegettingagoodreturnonourinvestment.InadditionweneedtorememberthatourprimarysourceoincomeisourduesromactiveFellows.ThisalsorequiresustorememberthatitistheFellowsmoneytheCollegesmoneyandnotourstousewithouttheproperfduciarymotives.WemusttrytofndnewsourcesooutsideTHEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALRajeshChandnaRichardSmith10JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsLEADERSHIPAGENDANew2015OfficersElected THEGLOBE2015COUNCILincometoaugmenttheduesmoney.RetainingourDiamondSponsorsandfndingadditionalsponsorsisparamount.CoupledwiththisistheneedtoincreasetheGlobalVisionaryFundcorpussothatthiswillbeaundingsourceorutureworthwhileCollegeprojects.ItisimportantthattheCollegeworkwiththeSectionsinacollaborativewaysothatbothentitiescangrowandprosper.ItalsorequiresthattheSectionsworkwiththeCollege.NomatterwhattheCollegewouldliketodofnanceswilldictatewhattheCollegecando.Ilookorwardtothecomingyearandtheopportunitiesthatwewillfnd.ExecutiveCommitteeGetsEarlyStartWhentheInternationalCouncilchangedthetermsoofcetobeginandendattheCouncilAnnualMeetinganidealopportunityarosesothatthenewOfcerscorealongwithSecretaryGeneralJackHintermanwhotogethermakeuptheExecutiveCommitteeEChadtheirfrstace-to-acemeetingwhilestillinSydney.PresidentKenneallysetorthhisgoalsandprioritiesorthecomingyear.Therewerediscussionsledbyeachotheofcersregardingthespecifcareasintheirportoliosthatwouldbeprioritiesandactionitemsthatcouldbeanticipatedduringtheyear.AttheendoJanuaryinBostontheECmetortheirwintermeeting.DuringtheyeartheECwillbeprioritizingtheollowingkeyareasLEADINGTHECOLLEGELR2015ExecutiveCommitteeECSecretaryGeneralJackHintermanwithInternationalOfcersDovSydneyEditorJoeKenneallyPresidentPhillipDowellPresidentElectandnewECmembersRajeshChandnaVicePresidentandRichardSmithTreasurer.HelpingSectionsthroughouttheCollegetoachievetheirgrowthpotential.FacilitatingStrategicPlanningCommitteeandAdHocCommitteeonMembershipRecruitmentandRetentionactionplans.IncreasecommunicationswiththeCollegemembershipworldwide.FocusonreachingthegoalsotheDiamondSponsorProgramandbuildingthecorpusotheGlobalVisionaryFundGVF.AddressingtheuniqueneedsandopportunitiesorexpansionoSectionXXTheRegions.DevelopingstrategicallianceswithotherinternationalorganizationssuchasFDIWHOandOrganizationorSaetyAsepsisandPreventionOSAP.The2015CollegeadministrationhasalreadyintroducedaseriesonewgovernanceinitiativesandpoliciestoincreasetheefciencyandproductivityoICDprogramsandpolicies.EmphasisonaccountabilityandcommunicationshashelpedencourageCouncilcommitteesandtaskorcestobemoreproductive.OneothemostpromisingadditionsisthenewSectionsreportingprocedureprovidingupdatestotheEConactivitiesromeachSection.TheregularcommunicationsprovideincreasedopportunitiesorSectionstodiscussanyissuesoconcernknowingthatallavailableresourcesandguidanceromtheExecutiveCommitteeandCouncilOfcewillbemadeavailable.THEGLOBE2015COUNCIL11JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists THEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALAsTheWorldTurnsThe365dayssincemylastreporttotheglobalcommunityoICDFellowshavebeenaperiodobothplanningandperormance.LedbyICDPresidentJoeKenneallytheInternationalCouncilhasbeenengagedinstrategicplanning.TheCollegehasreachedouttothewiderdentalcommunityotheworldagreeingtoaMemorandumoUnderstandingwithOSAPOrganizationorSaetyAsepsisandPrevention.JointmeetingshavebeenheldbetweenICDleadersandthoseotheFDIWorldDentalFederation.OurGlobalVisionaryFundhasexceededfrstyearexpectations.TheCollegeisoperatingatahighleveloefciencyasregardstotheInternationalCouncilitsCouncilOfceanditsglobalinitiativeswithrespecttoavailableresources.Withtheseandothervitalsignstrendingupwardsweareenergizedandoptimismreigns.2014InternationalPresidentWoongYangwasnotabletoparticipateullyduetohealth-relatedissues.StillhislongrecordoservicetotheICDandhisconcernorthespecialneedspatientskepthimoremostinourthoughts.WesalutehimorwhathehasdoneortheCollegeandthepublic.ICDCouncilorGbemisolaAgbelusiwaslosttousbyherearlyandunexpecteddeath.ShewilllongberememberedasahistoricalfgurethefrstCouncilorevertorepresentAricaontheInternationalCouncilandoneotheewwomenCouncilorsinICDhistory.ShedemonstratedthepioneerspiritinthisroleattainingullproessorstatusatherdentalschoolwhileleadingICDmeetingsandoutreachprojectsinLagosNigeria.Shewillbegreatlymissed.SecretaryGeneral2014TravelsAnunusuallyheavytravelschedulehadmeattendingbusinessmeetingsandparticipatingininductionceremoniesattheollowingSectionsduring2014PhilippineIslandsKoreaJapanChinaUSASouthAmericaandAustralia.IneverailtoreturnhomewearyyetinspiredbytheprogressandspiritoICDFellowsworldwide.ConnectingTheDotsConnectingthedotsisonewaytodescribetheworkperormedbytheICDCouncilOfcestainFlintMich.USAthroughouttheyear.ShowninthephotobelowisICDSecretaryGeneralJackHintermanandCouncilOfceManagerChelseaWhitemarkingthelocationso14Sectionsand12Regionsontheworldmapwithplasticpinheads.Another120pinswouldberequiredtoindicateallthecountrieswhereICDFellowsliveand55additionaldotswouldbeneededtomarkthecountrieswhereICDsupportshumanitariancareprograms.Itisnoteasibletomarkthelocationoall11500ICDFellows.ThegoalattheCouncilOfceistoconnectthedotsbymeansoexcellenceincommunicationsandassociationmanagementpracticesandbyofcervisitationswhenpossible.Needlesstosaytheinternethasbeenagodsendtothisglobalchallengeoconnectingthedots.ImprovingHealthThroughCollaborationTheCollegeispartneringwithpersonsandorganizationswithinandoutsideodentistrytoimprovetheworldsdental12JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTheStateoftheCollegeJohnV.HintermanSecretaryGeneralSECRETARYGENERALSREVIEWGbemisolaAgbelusiMAPPINGTHEICDSecretaryGeneralJackHintermanwithCouncilOfceManagerChelseaWhitedemonstratetheglobalpresenceoftheCollege. THEGLOBE2015COUNCILandviewthedetailsotheirproessionalpractice.AlivelinktothememberdirectoryeatureisalsoavailableorinstallationonanySectionsindividualwebsite.WiththeseservicestheInternationalCouncilreturnsrealvaluetoFellowsandtheSectionsaroundtheworld.ICDDentalSafetyProgramSupportordentaleducationisoneotheoundingprinciplesotheICD.RecentcollaborationwiththeOSAPOrganizationorSaetyAsepsisandPreventionhassensitizedICDtotheneedorpromotionoinectioncontrolandsaetyduringdentaltreatment.Compliancewithacceptedstandardsvariesgreatlyaroundtheworldandisespeciallyaconcerninundevelopednationsandhumanitariancaresettings.OSAPandICDhaveadoptedamutualMemorandumoUnderstandingregardinguturecollaboration.TheICDworldwidenetworkwillbeutilizedtodeliverscientifcinormationsuchasthatprovidedbyOSAP.OSAPistherecognizedauthorityordentistryintheUSAoninectioncontrolandsaetypractices.Theoverallgoalistoimprovecompliancetoacceptedstandardsespeciallyinundevelopedcountriesandhumanitariancaresettings.ThisinitiativeistheICDDentalSaetyProgramwithFellowRaghuPuttaiahUSAservingasitsscientifcdirector.CollegeFacebookProgressFacebookInternationalbeganinearnestin2011.Atthattimewehadnosocialpresence.Sincethenwehavegrowntoonaveragetoreceive1300viewsperweekCollegeFacebookAdministratorGarryLunnnoted.Ouraudienceandollowingcontinuestotunein.OurstoryisbesttoldtoouraudienceviaphotosandIencourageyoutosubmitICD-relevantphotostousorpublicationontheFacebookpage.BeitrecognitionoaFellowaconvocationceremonyhumanitarianprojectssocialeventsmeetingsetc.ThereisanaudiencethatwishestobekeptcurrentwiththeCollegeonaglobalbasis.Pleaseorwardsubmissionstogarrydrlunn.caorchelseawhiteicd.org.andgeneralhealth.Onemeansoachievingthisnoblegoalistoexpandcommunicationsbetweenthoseinapositiontoinuencedesiredoutcomes.BysupportingcontinuingeducationtrainingandcareerdevelopmentICDimprovesthecapacityoICDFellowsandtheirdentalofceteamstomakeadierenceinthequalityotheirlivesandothers.Fundraisingremainsanimportantmeanstoinuencedesiredoutcomes.Theexchangeoofcersthroughvisitstoeachothersmeetingsisnowroutine.Recognizingthemeritoriousachievementsocollaborativepartnersisuniversallyappreciated.Bestowinghonorsandrecognitiononhighachievingmembersosocietyisanimportantgesture.Thesharedelectronicandpublishedcommunicationsbetweentheselikemindedorganizationshasescalatedinrecentyears.StepssuchasthesesomesmallandotherslargecarryICDdownalongroadocollaborationthatintheendhelpsthosewhoweserve.ICDTeamInitiativesICDWorldwideDatabaseDuringthepastyearICDRegionsandSectionscollaboratingwiththeICDCouncilOfcehavesuccessullyimportedbasicmembershipinormationintoaglobaldatabasesystemtheICDMembersManagementSystemICDMMS.DuetothewidediversityoICDFellowsinvolvinglanguageculturalandcurrencydierencesthiswasnotpossiblebeore.Becausethsisacentralizedonlinedatabasewithcloud-basedstoragethedirectuseothissystemisavailabletoallICDSectionsandRegionswhowishtobecomeactiveusersothesystem.ThissystemwillenableincreasedaccuracyinICDplanningandcommunications.ChelseaWhiteICDMMSadministratoriscommendedorleadingthisproject.ThanksalsoisextendedtoSectionadministratorsortheirdiligenceorganizingandsubmittingotheirmembershipdata.ICDMMSFellowDirectoryNowthatICDFellowsmemberinormationisorganizedintheICDMMSdatabasetheCollegewillhavetheabilitytoutilizeamemberdirectoryandsearchapplicationdirectlyromtheICDwebsitewww.icd.orgviaalivelink.BoththepublicandFellowswillbeabletosearchorandlocateICDFellowsworldwide.ThoseFellowswhowishtodisplayalivelinktotheirofceorpracticewebsitewillbeabletothroughtheFellowdirectory.ThiswillallowamemberothepublicwithjustaewclickstofndanICDdentistinanycityorcountrySECRETARYGENERALSREVIEW13JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsRaghuPuttaiahGarryLunn THEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALTHEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALSydneyAustraliawasthesiteothe2014AnnualMeetingotheInternationalCouncilaswellastheopportunitytocelebratewithhostSectionAustralasiatheir50thanniversary.SectionVIIIPresidentJackieRobinsonherellowofcersandcommitteemembersdidanoutstandingjobmakingallthedelegatesandguestseeltrulywelcomedownunderwhilearranginglocalvenuestoexperiencethememorableattractionsthatmakeSydneysuchauniquedestination.TheCouncilworkedintenselyortwodaysduringwhichtimetheullCouncilparticipatedindebatesdiscussionsandpassageonewlegislationStandingandAdHoccommitteesmetandaspecialsessiondevotedtotheutureotheCollegewithintherameworkoStrategicPlanning.ImportantinitiativesnotmentionedbelowarereportedinthisissueoTHEGLOBEintheSecretaryGeneralsreportonpages14-15aswellinCouncilNotessection.CoreValuesApprovedTheconsensusreportandrecommendationspresentedbytheEditorsTaskForceChairandCollegeEditorDovSydneyapprovedbytheCouncilwillstreamlinetheCollegesofcialprinciplesbyeliminatingredundancyoundinpreviousormatsthatincludedfvegoalsfvevaluesand12objectives.TheCouncilvotedtocombinetheobjectivesvaluesandgoalsunderthecombinedtermCoreValueswhileretainingunchangedtheCollegeMottoandMissionStatement.Seetheletcolumnonpage2otheJournalortheulllisting.MasterFellowshipsApprovedOneothemostpleasurabledutiesotheInternationalCouncilisgrantingMasterFellowshiptomemberswhohavemadeexceptionalcontributionstotheCollege.ThisyearsMasterspresentedbytheirSectionsareSectionIJackHintermanSectionIIIErnestoAcunaSectionIVAntonioAguirreSectionVIU.S.KrishnaNyakandT.SamrajandSectionVIIYoshinoriSatoh.LiveRosterDemonstrationItwasannouncedthatallotheSectionshadcompletedthefrstphaseothedatabaseproject.CouncilOfceManagerChelseaWhitepresentedalivedemonstrationohowtheCollegerosterwillbeutilizedviatheCollegewebsite.DetailedinormationwillonlybeavailabletoFellowsotheCollegewithaccesscodesandwillbeurtherlimitedtoFellowswhodonotobjecttohavingtheirinormationonline.FirstCouncilSpeakerWelcomedDuetopoorhealthPresidentWoongYangwasunabletoattendthemeetingsoPresidentElectJosephKenneallyserved14JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists2014INTERNATIONALCOUNCILMEETINGINTERNATIONALCOUNCILORSattheconclusionofthe2014annualmeetinginSydneyAustralia.AustralasiaWelcomesCounciltoSydney THEGLOBE2015COUNCILTHEGLOBE2015COUNCILgeneratingsignifcantcontributionstotheestablishmentospecifcgoalsandactionplans.OnekeyoutcomewastheunanimousacknowledgmentotheneedtoencourageCollegegrowthnotonlyintotalmembershipbuttodevelopICDactivitiesingeographicalareaswithlimitedICDpresence.FellowsInvitedtoDublinNextYearTheInternationalCouncilwillbehostedbytheCollegesthird-largestSectionEuropeanSectionVinDublinIrelandwhereboththeEuropeanSectionAnnualandInternationalCouncilMeetingsrunsimultaneously.AwarmwelcomewasextendedbytheEuropeanCouncilorstoFellowsthroughouttheworldtojointheirSectionVcolleagueswhentheycelebratetheir60thanniversary.SomeSectionshavealreadybeguntoorganizepostorpre-congresstoursotheareas.inhissteadaccompaniedbyourfrstCouncilSpeakerDavidThompsonamemberotheAustralasiaSectionandanexperiencedparliamentarian.AllagendaitemswereaddressedampletimewasallowedorgenerousdebatewhilestayingtruetotheICDconstitutionbylawsandSturgissparliamentaryrules.AttheendothemeetingSpeakerThompsonconductedtheInductionCeremonyorthe2015Collegeofcers.StrategicPlanningSessionUndertheleadershipoChairandPresidentElectJosephKenneallytheAdHocCommitteeonStrategicPlanningheldseveralinternetenabledmeetingsthroughouttheyearinpreparationortheall-morningStrategicPlanningsession.ThesessionwasenhancedbytheinclusionoaproessionalacilitatorwhoengagedtheCouncilorsinrobustparticipation15JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEANNUALCOUNCILMEETINGbringstogetherICDleadersfrom15Sectionsrepresenting122countriestoconducttheimportantbusinessoftheCollegewhilecelebratingthecamaraderieandfellowshipthatarehallmarksoftheoldestandlargesthonorsocietyfordentistsintheworld. THEGLOBE2015INTERNATIONALtoseetheCollegeexamineitsstructureitspoliciesanditssystemswithaneyetowardmakingiteasiertoidentifyandhonoreverydeservingdentistwithFellowship.IthinkthatbarriersexistinmanySectionsandRegionsthatarepreventingtheCollegefromreachingitsfullpotential.IwouldlovetostartremovingthosebarriersandbuildingbridgestocreateavibrantandgrowingICD.YourwifeDr.LisaHowardisalsoawell-knownactivistinorganizeddentistry.HowhasthatimpactedonyourpositionsintheCollegeleadershipLisaandIhaveverysimilarbutcomplementaryskillsets.Wehaveservedtogetheronanumberofprojects.Wehaveaknackfortakingondifferenttaskswithinaprojectwithouteverdiscussingwhateachwoulddoinadvance.Wearethatwayinthekitchenathometoocreatingmealstogetherwell-timedandcoordinatedwithoutanyactualdiscussionofwhatorwhowillpreparewhichcourse.Lisaisagreateditorandanhonestsoundingboardformyideas.HavingrecentlybecomeamemberofourStateBoardofDentalExaminersshewillbebusyworkingwithinwhatiscurrentlyavolatilepoliticalstateclimate.Iamreallyproudofher.Itseemsyoubothhaveverybusyschedules.HowdoyoumaketimeforfamilyandleisureactivitiesOurchildrenarealladultsnowwiththeyoungestgraduatingcollegethisyear.Theothershavebecomewell-educatedindependentadults.LisaandIstillbothlovepracticingdentistrybutwealsolovetravelandourlittlecottageonSebagoLakeinMaine.Weenjoylotsofsportsbutneverdoenoughtobereallygoodatanyofthem.Wejustdontsitstillverywellandweactuallybelievethatwecandoitall.Itseemstoworkmostofthetime.ItislikelythatpotentialFellowsreceiveinvitationsfromotherrecognitionsocietiesWhatwouldyoutelltheseindividualsisuniquelyworthwhileaboutmembershipintheCollege16JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsuildingConcensusandInclusivityJosephR.Kenneally2015InternationalPresidentPRESIDENTSINTERVIEWWhatCollegechallengeskeepyouawakeatnightMylargestICDworryislackofgrowthoverthelastdecade.Wehaveexpandedprogramsandcommunications.ThewebsiteMediaCenterTheCollegeTodayandFacebookpagehaveallaugmentedourexcellentprintmaterials.Whilecostshaverisensteeplyduesincomehasbeenat.ThegenerationfromwhichwedrawourtraditionalnewFellowstendsnottojoinclubsororganizationswithoutatangiblereason.Itwillrequireplanningandefforttoreversethistrend.FortunatelytheCouncilandtheExecutiveCommitteearecreatingaplanthatholdsthepromisetobringtheCollegetonewheights.Thathelpsmegetbacktosleepatnight.MostofficersreportthatduringtheirtenureontheCounciltheirviewoftheCollegeevolvesfromalocalSectionalperspectiveintodecidedlyglobalappreciation.HasthisbeenyourexperienceIbeganmyserviceasaCouncilorbeforeIhadevenservedasaRegentinmySectionsoIdonotfeelanypreconceivednotionsastotheparochialandglobaldifferencestaintingme.OvertheensuingnineyearsIhavegainedanappreciationthattheCollegemeansdifferentthingstodifferentgroupsofpeoplebutthattheunifyingnatureofhonoringdentistsforoutstandingserviceisverypowerfulanduniversal.MoreandmoretheICDisbecomingaforcethatishelpingtoraisestandardsofcareinremoteareasandimprovethehealthofpeoplethroughouttheworld.OurFellowsareagenerouscaringandprofessionallytalentedgroup.Theydogreatthings.Wecantapintothatdeeppooloftalentforthegoodofall.Youareinheritingthereignsofaninstitutionwhichhasalreadyachievedtheenviablestatusastheworldsoldestandlargestdentalhonorsociety.FromthisvaultedpositionwherewouldyouliketotaketheCollegeduringyouryearaspresidentIamfortunatetofollowaseriesofoutstandingleaderswhohaveworkedhardtopromotetheCollegefosteritsobjectivesandenhanceitsactivities.DuringmytenureIwouldloveB THEGLOBE2015COUNCILWhichprojectoraccomplishmentwouldyouconsidertobeyourmostsignificantasadentalleaderOddlyenoughwhenIwasayoungdentistrecentlyoutoTutsandanewRotarianIwasaskedtopresentatalktoourCluboncommunitywateruoridation.ItevidentlymadeanimpressionbecauseRotarybeingRotaryIwassoonaskedbyseveralmemberswhyourlocalcommunitywatersystemwasnotoptimallyuoridated.BeoreIknewitIwaschairoauoridationdrivemyfrstleadershippositionasadentist.ManymoreexperiencedcolleagueswarnedmethatBiddeord-Sacowouldnevervoteinavorothisconceptandthatmybuddingdentalpracticemightbehurtintheprocess.Ididnotgiveupandourlittlecommitteeworkedhardinsupport.Thereerendumvotewas7030inavorandthedentalhealthoarearesidentsimproveddramaticallyintheinterveningyears.ThatreerendumandasimilaronechairedseveralyearslaterbymywiehasimprovedthedentalhealthohundredsothousandsoMainecitizens.Istillconsiderittobemymostimportantachievementaheadoservingasco-ounderoareedentalclinicandservingasaoundingtrusteeoanewdentalschool.TheCollegeismovingatwarpspeedtoembraceemergingtechnology.HowdowemaintainpacewiththeelectronicagewithoutdisenfranchisingolderFellowswhomaynotbeascomfortablewithdigitalcommunicationsTheliebloodoourorganizationisnewFellowswhobringtheirenergyenthusiasmandsupport.TodaysnewFellowsexpectastinstantcommunicationandamodernandeectiveinternetpresence.ThisICDhascomelightyearsromonlyadecadeagowhenwedidnothaveawebsiteandourcentralofcewasonlymarginallycomputerized.Wewillmaintainorthetimebeingourprintcommunicationstoservethetraditionalmemberswhoarenotcomortablewithelectronicmedia.Howeverthetimemaynotbearowhene-basedcommunicationsisallthatourFellowsneedorwant.Certainlytherearehonorsocietieswithsimilarstandardsorrecognition.Insomewayswecompetewiththemalthoughwerequentlysharememberswithmanyothesegroups.TheInternationalCollegeoDentistsisuniqueinitsworldwidescopebringingtogethertheleadersoourproessiontoraisethestandardsodentistryworldwide.Wedomuchmorethanhonorourcolleagueswhohaveperormedexemplaryproessionalservice.Thereisasayingthatarisingtidelitsallboats.TheICDislikearisingtideintheproessionandourFellowsrequentlyhelptoraisethestandardsothosewithwhomtheyinteract.WhatisyourvisionofeffectiveleadershipItrytobuildconsensusandormcollaborativegroupsinordertoaccomplishorganizationalgoals.IwanteverymemberotheleadershiptoeelthathisorhervoiceisbeingheardandIwanteverymembertocontributeinmeaningulwaystothegovernanceandactivitiesotheCollege.DuringmyyearsintheleadershipotheAmericanDentalAssociationsomeonedescribedmeasapolicypolitician.Ichosetoconsiderittobeacomplimentandtrytocreatepolicieswithintheorganizationthatallowittomeetitsgoals.Iamafrmbelieverininvolvingabroadspectrumothemembersindeterminingwhatthosegoalsshouldbe.17JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsPRESIDENTSINTERVIEWthinkthatbarriersexistinmanySectionsandRegionsthatarepreventingtheCollegefromreachingitsfullpotential.IwouldlovetostartremovingthosebarriersandbuildingbridgestoensureavibrantandgrowingICD. hedentalclinicisassociatedwiththecharityMLopTapangandwasestablishedin2008.Ithasprogressedfromamobilechairlightandcarttoapermanentdentalfacility.Reectingtheimprovedclinicalconditionsaretheincreasingrestorativeandpreventativeproceduresperformedcomparedwithearlieracuteemergencytreatments.TheprojectreceivesmuchneededsupportfromSectionVIIIAustralasia.Childrenatthiscenterarefromdifcultbackgrounds.Eitherextremepovertyandorabusivecircumstances.TheICDgenerouslysupportedthisprogram.Withthefundingaseconddentalchairhasbeenpurchased.DuringthisvisitwewereabletosuccessfullyinstallournewChinesemadedentalchaircompletewithanewcompressor.Thesecondchairallowstwodentiststovolunteertogetherwhichprovidesmanymorechildrentobetreatedandalsoamoreenjoyableexperienceforvolunteers.AnunforeseenadvantagewasthecourageitgavethechildrentowalkdowntothetreatmentroominpairsratherthanontheirownTOOTHBRUSHINGAPRIORITYOveratypicalweekwesaw119childrendid68extractions71restorationsand48prophylaxisintheclinicandoneoutreachvisit.Wearelookingforwardtoourrstdentaltherapistvolunteerlaterthisyear.Manyofthechildrendonothaveahometheyliveonthestreetsoitisunrealistictoexpectregulartoothbrushing.TheyhavenowheretokeepthetoothbrushandtoothpastewegivePETRINABOWDENTHandstoholdandTHEGLOBE201518IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsCAMBODIAOVERCOMINGSUSPICIONANDFEARLifeonthestreetscanhardeneventheyoungestandmakethemunsureatrstofdentistryandthedentistskindness. heradvanceddentalcariesanteriorly.Thereweredrainingstulasbutshecouldnothavecomefortreatmentbecauseasanexcellentbeggarshewasthemainincomeearnerofherfamilyandcouldnttakeoffthetime.ToescapetheirdifcultlivingconditionsmanyturntodrugsgenerallystartingwithglueeventuallymovingontoalocallyproducedamphetaminecalledYema.Manyofthedrug-addictedchildrenhavelargelabialcariouslesionsontheupperincisors.HOPEFORTHEFUTUREWiththeincreasedexposurethroughICDandparticipationattheADAcongressandwebsitewehavehadanincreasednumberofvolunteers.Howeverwearestilllookingformore.TheICDhasallowedanetworkingofNGOdentalcharitiestoevolveallowingustodevelopamorecoordinatedapproachtodentalvolunteers.handstohealthem.Hencetheirbrushesarekeptonsiteatthecenterandthechildrenmustcleanpriortobeingprovidedbreakfastorlunchmeals.Alternativelyiftheyhaveafamilyhometheoutreachmedicalgrouphelpsthefamilyarrangeashelfwithacuptoothbrushandpasteoutsidenexttothewatercontainer.Withtheincreasingnumberofvolunteerswehavedevelopeddentaltreatmentguidelines.Prioritizingpaintreatmentandprovidingsomeperceivedadvantagetotheirvisitisessential.Thechildrenmustbeself-motivatedtoattendfortreatmentasyoungasthreeyearsofage.Generallythereisnoparentalencouragement.AlldentaltreatmentsdoneinthirdworldcountriesmustincorporatestrictcrossinfectionprotocolsandsterilizationduetoHepatitisABCandHIVwhichareendemicduetostreetlivingpovertyandinuenceoftheprisonpopulations.Manyofthechildrenliveonthestreet.Wefoundayounggirlaround12yearsofagewhowasextremelyconcernedabout19IMPACTCAMBODIATHEGLOBE2015BRINGINGCOMFORTTOTHEABUSEDTheICDworkscloselywiththeMLopTapangCharityandlocalvolunteerstobringdentaltreatmenttothestreetchildrenwhocomefromextremepovertyandabusivesituations.Thechildrenabovetooktosleepingonthedentalchairtoescapethedangerofnightlifeonthestreets.ALONGTHESANDSontheOtresBeachinSihanoukVillethebeggersandhomelessarevisitedbyvolunteersformtheMLopTapangCharity. heactivitywasheldataGawadKalingaVillagecalledTheGKEn-chantedFarmlocatedatBarangayEncantoAngatBulacanPhilippineslastMayduringoneofourcommunityout-reachactivities.TheprogramwasfacilitatedbyICDFellowMa.VictoriaPangilinanwhoconductedtheoralhealtheducationpre-sentationsincludingtheuseofandpropertechniquefortoothbrushing.Servicesrenderedforbothchildrenandadultresidentswereoralhealtheducationrestorationstoothextractionprosthesisoralprophylaxismedicalconsultationsgroominghaircutdistributionofreadingglassesoralhygienekitsandtoys.FellowMa.VictoriaPangilinanconductsoralhealtheducationandtoothbrushdrill.20IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTTHEGLOBE2015PHILIPPINESORALHEALTHEDUCATIONONTHEFARMELIZABETHCARRASCO rofessorGbemisolaAgbelusimadehistoryfortheICDinAfricanotonlybybeingtherstICDCouncilorfromAfricabutalsotherstICDFellowtocreateICDlogoshirtsforusebyFellowsincommunityoutreachpro-grams.OnoneofhernaldaysasanICDactivistsheorganizedFellowsinICDlogoshirtsandhatsforanoutreachprojectatanelementaryschoolinLagosNigeria.LaterthesamedayshepresidedatthersteverinductionceremonyfornewFellowsinNigeriaandcelebratedallthiswithICDfami-liesandfriends.Thisschedulerequiredparticipat-ingFellowstodressforworkingwiththechildreninthemorningthenchangetobusinessattirefortheafternoon.InallitwasanICDdaytorememberasbothaspectsoftheICDmottoRecognizingServiceandtheOppor-tunitytoServewereaccomplishedonthesameday.ShowninthephotographCouncilorAgbelusifourthfromrightstandsbetweenICDSecretaryGeneralJackHintermanonherrightandICDRegentforWestAfricaEbenezerNyakoofGhana.WithotherparticipatingFellowsaprogramofpreventionandoralhealthawarenesswasdeliveredinaJACKHINTERMANICDAFRICA-REACHINGOUTONELASTTIMEPThechildrenviedfortheopportunitytoanswerfollow-upquestions.schoolyardunderatreetolocalschoolchildrenwhoalsoreceivedtoothbrushesandtoothpaste.Afterreceivingabrieflecturethechildrenviedfortheopportunitytoanswerfollow-upquestionsandmeritadditionalrewards.ThedayseventsprovedtobeexhaustingforGbemisolawhowasforcedtoleavethelong-plannedcelebrationfornewFellowsearly.CouncilorGbemisolaAgbelusidiedlaterintheyearafterabriefstrugglewithcancer.ANDTHEOPPORTUNITYTOSERVECouncilorAgbelusifourthfromrightstandswithICDSecretaryGeneralJackHintermantoherright.IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE201521AFRICA urCollegehasasoneofitsobjectivestofosterthegrowthanddiffusionofdentalknowledge.Bydemystifyingdentistrywecaninformandeducatethepublicaboutimprovingtheirdentalhealth.Thereisavastworldwidenetworkoflocalradiostationsbringinglocalcommunitiestogethercreatinganopportunityforustobeheard.ICDFellowDr.CliveMarkshasbeenbroadcastingonthelocalBBCradiostationinsouthernEnglandfor20yearstoanaudienceofover300000.Thismightseemdauntinguntilyoufocusonspeakingonlytothepersonwithyouinthestudiothenitbecomesaone-to-oneconversation.YoureverywordisunderpublicscrutinybutthatisadailyoccurrenceinourpracticeswhenwearediscussingtreatmentoptionswithourpatientsnotedDr.Marks.Sometimesyouwilltalkaboutaspecicdentalnewsitemsuchasuoridationofthelocalwatersupplyoryoumayspeakmoregenerallyandinformallyduringthephone-informat.Dr.MarksencouragesICDcolleaguestousedentalnewsitemstointerestlocalradiostationtoinviteyoutogoonair.AsaFellowoftheCollegeyoucanspreadthegoodwordaboutthetheICDwhilehelpingtodemystifydentistrytothepublic.OTheadlinesintheMediaWHOANDICDINHISTORICPUBLICATIONCOLLABORATIONheInternationalCollegeofDentistsEuropeanSectionthroughthePhilipDearFoundationhassponsoredthe5thEditionoftheWHOmanualOralHealthSurveysBasicMethods.TheliaisonwiththeWorldHealthOrganizationWHOisanhistoricmilestoneallowingICDFellowstoaccessessentialinformationwhenplanningandmonitoringthehundredsofhumanitarianprojectscarriedoutanyoftheICDSectionsmembersintheworld.TheimportantnewswaspickedupbyanumberofleadingdentalpublicationsincludingtheBritishDentalJournalwhichheraldedtheprojectwiththeheadlineTwohealthgiantsunitetopublishmanual.ThemanualoutlinestheprinciplesofclinicaloralhealthsurveysasrecommendedbyWHO.ThepublichealthproblemsassociatedwithoraldiseaseareaseriousburdenoncountriesaroundtheglobeandtheWHOhasalongtraditionofepidemiologicalsurveymethodologyandsurveillanceinoralhealthwhiletheICDhasbeenfocusedonincreasingeducationalandhumanitarianaidprojectsworldwide.Thiscollaborationmarksatruesymbiosisbetweentwooftheworldsmostrespectedhealthorganizations.Sectiononeofthemanualprovidesbackgroundinformationforsurveyplannersonthemethodsandapproachesrelevanttocollectionofclinicaldataonoralhealthstatus.Sectiontwocoversself-reportingoforalhealthandtheriskfactorsassessedbymeansofquestionnaires.Thenalsectiondescribessurveyactivitysuchasdataanalysisandsurveyreporting.22IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015EUROPEIMPACTFELLOWCLIVEMARKSONAIR jointmissionfromYangonDentalUniversityMyanmaranditsafliatedAichiDentalUniversityinJapanworkedoverathree-dayperiodinatempleandelementaryschoolatthesmalltownofKalownestledinthenorthernareaoftheMyanmarmountains.Freetreatmentsincludedextractionsscalingcrownrestorationsandoralhygieneinstructionforover600adultsandchildrenpatients.Volunteerspaidallexpensesfortheprojectwhichhascontinuedfor10yearstodeepenfriendshipofbothuniversities.TheJapanSectionteamwasleadbyProfessorofAichiUniversityDr.OhnoandDr.MizutaniFICDJapanSectionTreasurer.FromMyanmarSectionmorethan20membersledbyPresidentofMyanmarDentalCouncilProfessorDr.PaingSoeFICDVicePresidentDr.MyoThantasaprojectleaderFICDDr.KyuSweWinteachersanddentalstudents.Theteamscarriedover500kgofsuppliesandequipmentincluding12portabledentalchairssterilizingunitandX-raymachine.Forelectricitytheybroughtseveralbigcarbatteries.WaterbottleswereusedduetothelackofcleanwaterbuttheappreciationfrompatientshelpedusforgetthefatigueoftheworknotedDr.Mizutani.TADASHIMIZUTANIATPAKISTANheconferenceinFaisalabadwasheldunderthechairmanshipofRegentofRegion24ArshadMalikfarrightpicturedwithoneofthetableclinicjudgesdiscussingthestudentsproject.ThiswasthersttimethatanyICDRegenthasarrangedanationaldentalconferenceinPakistan.DuringtheconferencethetableclinicswerepresentedbythestudentsfromdifferentdentalcollegesfromthroughoutPakistan.23IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015JapanANDMYANMARTEAMUPPromotingstudentprojectsMYANMARFreetreatmentsincludedextractionsscalingcrownrestorationsandoralhygieneinstruction. hroughtheeffortsofthemedicaldentalandpublichealthcommunitiesinKenyaanefcientnetworkhasbeenestablishedtoinsurethatresidentsinunder-servedareashaveaccesstocareandtreatmentthroughOutreachCamps.ThroughthesupportofgenerousdonorslikeICD25volunteerscarried30crateslledwithmedicineandmedicalanddentalsuppliesfortwosuchcampsthissummer.TherstwasaDentalCamporganizedbythestaffoftheKikuyuHospitalDentalClinic.OnJune14ththecampSHARONSECORTservedover200residentsofallageswholiveintheRuthimitucommunity--aninformalsettlementnearthecapitalofNairobi.VolunteersfromtheUSAprovidedsupportintheformofregistrationbloodpressurereadsoralhealtheducationanddispensingofmedicine.WhilethesettingwasdifferentthandentalcareintheU.Splasticlawnchairsinthelocalchurchsanctuarywereasubstitutefordentalchairsinpristineofces-theskillprofessionalismandcareprovidedbytheKenyanteamleftalastingimpressiononthevolunteervisitors.AsecondgroupofUSAvolunteersfromNorthDakotaand24IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015KENYAHenryScheinandMakeCampin MinnesotasupportedtheChogoriaHospitalMedicalCampinMurambanionJuly4.AgainthecampwhichwasheldinaveryremoteresourcepoorareaofKenyawaspossiblebecausethecriticalsuppliesweredonatedbytheICD.Thedeliveryofservicestothemorethan1400peoplewhocametothecampalloccurredthroughtheplanningskillandcompassionoftheKenyanpeople.ThedentalteamcomprisedofthreeDentalCommunityOralHealthOfcersandtwoassistants.Duringtheirparticipationinthecamptheysaw250peopleandperformedover200extractions.PACKEDANDREADYVolunteersfromFirstPresbyterianChurchinFargoNorthDakotaUSAareshownpackingdentalmaterialsforamissiontriptoChogoriaKenya.ThesesupplieswereprovidedbyHenryScheinCaresandICDGlobalVisionaryFund.DentalUnitatMurambaniMedicalCamp.ThestaffoftheKikuyuHospitalDentalClinicandtheChogoriaHospitalDentalClinicandthevolunteerswhoservedwiththemareverygratefultoHenryScheinCaresHSCandtheICDGlobalVisionaryFundGVFcollaboration.HenryScheinCareshasagreedtodonateatotalof100000USworthofdentalequipmenttechnologysoftwareandotherdentalproductsandservicestoGVFhumanitarianprojectsandprogramsoverathree-yearperiod.Thisgeneroussupportismakingasignicantimpactonthedeliveryofdentalservicestothevulnerableandhard-to-reachpeopleofKenya.25IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015ICDKenyaMAKESHIFTPHARMACYSharonMathersSecorandMimiMathersMeredithdispensingibuprofenatKikuyuHospitalDentalClinicCamp. TRUJILLOPERUInanareaofTrujilloPerucalledLibertatoreswhereCanadianFellowsIanDoyleandSandyWhytehelpedconductave-daydentalclinic.Inthephotototherighttheyounggirlhadjustnishedreceivingheroralhygieneinstructionandwaspracticingherbrushingskillsononeofthedemonstrationdolls.Whenshesatinthedentalchairwaitingfortheexaminationshewascarryingwithhernewfriendwhomsheheldcondentlywhilebeingexamined.TheoutreachwassponsoredinpartbyICDCanada.Examsllingsextractionssealantsandhomecareanduorideapplicationswereperformed.Localsupporthelpedmaketheclinicpossibleincludingthepresenceofalocaldentistwhojoinedthemission.ForprimarilynancialreasonsmanyU.S.veteransofthearmedserviceseitherdelaycriticallyneededdentalcareorlearntolivewithdecliningoralhealth.AsthechairpersonoftheDentalAdvisoryBoardforIndianaUniversityHealthLaPorteHospitalICDFellowDanielW.FridhsproposalforOperationsStandDownresultedinsignicantfundingandlogisticalsupportandalsoledtoassistancefromthehospitalitselfwithmarketingandschedulingefforts.Withthatincrediblesupporttheconceptbecameareality.Interestedveteranscalledtoscheduleappointments.Thescheduleofthescreeningdaywasquicklylledwhichconrmedtheassessmentoftheneedsofveteransinthecommunity.ThevolunteerdentistsmetwithveteranswhoservedinKoreaGermanyVietnamItalyandthePersianGulfsomeofwhomhadnotreceiveddentalcarefor40years.Eachveterancompletedahealthhistoryandreceivedapanoramicradiographanoralexaminationandatreatmentplan.Thepatientswerethenreferredtoparticipatingdentistswhovolunteeredtoprovidedentaltreatmentatnocost.INDIANAUSABrushingupforthekidsHelpingU.S.Veterans26IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015SNAPSHOTS SNAPSHOTSPUERTOPRINCESACITYPHILIPPINESICDPhilippinesSectionIXOfcersandFellowsplanted400MangroveSeedlingsatBarangaySanManuelatPuertoPrincesaCityinPalawan.TheFellowssubmergedthemselvesalongtheshorelinesotheycouldefcientlyplantthemangroveseedsandensuresuccessfulgrowth.Theprojectisdesignedtoprotecttheenvironmentandprovidesanctuaryforaquaticlife.ThePhilippineshadbeendevastatedbytoomanystormsthepastyearsespeciallytyphoonHaiyanwhichcreatedhavoctotheeasternpartofthecountrysothereisreallyanurgentneedtoplantthemangrovetreesforprotectionfrommassiveoorings.BrigadierGeneralFellowReynaldoTorresistheChairoftheICDCommunityDevelopmentandOutreachProgramfor2014.MORADABADINDIASectionVIIndiaNepalSriLankapartnerswithKothiwalDentalCollegeandResearchCentretoofferOralCancerscreeningandpreventioninformationtoover300participantsintheruralareaofFatehpuroutsideofMoradabadcity.TheteamwasleadbyRegentSwatantraAgarwal26patientsshowedpositiveresults.ProtectingtheenvironmentScreeningfororalcancerReachingouttothoseinneed27IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015KOMCHNMEXICOThelittletownofKomchnwasvisitedbyagroupofICDMexicoFellowsdentistsfromthehealthdepartmentofYucatnaswellasteachersandstudentsfromMexicoandSpain.AlsoothersimilardentalserviceswereprovidedinadditionalsmalltownsandvillagesincludingChocholDzilamGonzlezMotulTahdziandChacsinkn.ThedirectorofPreventiveMedicineandhealthpromotionofthelocalHealthdepartmentSSYRafaelBarreraZoredaemphasizedthatalthoughtheservicesweregiventothegeneralpublicspecialattentionwasgiventosmallchildrenpregnantwomendiabeticpatientsandseniorcitizens.Treatmentsperformedincludeddiagnosispitandssuresealantsanddirectrestorationsofamalgam. SIEMREAPCAMBODIAAftertheInternationalCouncilmeetinginChinalastfallPresidentAronsonandwifeBarbaradidaposttourtoCambodia.Duringtheirtravelstheybecameveryawareofthepoorqualityofdrinkingwateravailabletotheresidents.BarbaratookituponherselftomakeadonationonbehalfofherselfandPresidentAronsontohavetheirguidefacilitateawellforalocalcommunity.Seenherearethepicturesofthewellandsomeofthosechildrenithashelped.ThisoutreachhascontinuedoncetheAronsonsreturnhomebyBarbarasolicitingherfriendstoalsocontributeforadditionalwellsinthearea.CHENGDUCHINAChinaSectionorganizedandparticipatedinanationwidecampaignofferingoralhealthinstructionsanddentalservicesforfree.AlsotheICDFellowsattheWestChinaSchoolofStomatologySichuanUniversityofferedfreesurgicalservicestopatientsfromTibetanHeightsandnallytheICDFellowsintheSchoolalsoofferedfreetreatmenttothepeopleinjuredinanearthquakeinSichuanProvince.ROUNDINGCAPEINDRAKEPASSAGEItwasJanuary2014555228N671720EroundingCapeHornandtraversingtheDrakepassageonCouncilorDonnaBrodesreturnfromAntarcticaalandmasssurroundedbywaterwithanaveragetemperatureof23degreesbelowzero.AtripofalifetimeandachancetoytheICDFlag.ItwasblowingrelentlesslyastheycrossedthedangerouswatersoffofCapeHorn.HopingFrankherhusbandwouldgetthepicturetherewasnotimetogetreadyforthephoto.Justaquickopportunitybeforetheriskofbeingblownovertherails.ICDiseverywhereInsuringessentialdrinkingwaterFreeexamsandsurgeryICDiseverywhere28IMPACTJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015SNAPSHOTS SECTIONREPORTSSectionIUnitedStatesofAmericaSectionIICanadaSectionIIIMexicoSectionIVSouthAmericaArgentinaBrazilChileColombiaParaguayPeruUruguaySectionVEuropeanAustriaBelgiumCzechRepublicCroatiaCyprusDenmarkEnglandFinlandEstoniaFranceGeorgiaGermanyGreeceHungaryIcelandIrelandIsraelItalyLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgMaltaMoldaviaMonacoMontenegroNetherlandsNorwayPolandPortugalRomaniaScotlandSerbiaSloveniaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandUkraineWalesSectionVIIndiaSriLankaNepalSectionVIIJapanSectionVIIIAustralasiaAustraliaNewZealandFijiIslandsPapuaNewGuineaSectionIXPhilippinesSectionXMiddleEastLebanonJordanIraqSaudiArabiaSyriaKuwaitBahrainQatarMuscatOmanArabEmiratesYemenSectionXIKoreaSectionXIIChineseTaipeiSectionXIIIChinaSectionXIVMyanmarSectionXXRegionsAsiaSectorRegion22HongKongMacauRegion23SouthAsiaCambodiaLaosThailandRegion24AfghanistanPakistanRegion25SingaporeRegion30IranRegion31VietnamRegion33MalaysiaBruneiRegion36MongoliaRegion37TurkeyRegion38IndonesiaRegion39KazakhstanAfricaSectorRegion26LibyaMoroccoTunisiaRegion27ZimbabweSouthAfricaRegion28CentralAfricaRegion29EgyptSudanRegion34WestAfricaCameroonNigeriaGhanaRegion35EastAfricaKenyaUgandaTanzaniaRwandaBurundiSouthSudanOtherRegion21CentralAmericaPanamaRegion32EnglishCaribbeanIslandsRegion40RussiaRegion50AtLarge29JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsREPORTSFROMTHEICDSECTIONSWORLDWIDEOfcerslistedinSectionReportsareaccurateasof1January2015THEGLOBE2015 EditorRichardJ.GaleonePresidentsGreetingDexterE.BarnesThehonorofservingasPresidentoftheUSAsectionoftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsissomethingthatIconsidertobeagreatprivilege.FortunatelyeveryonewhoisaFellowintheICDisaleaderandcertainlymyfellowofcersandtheBoardprovideastrongteamtoworkwith.TheUSASectionisearlyinwhatIthinkwillbeanexcitingphaselledwithchangeandgrowthaswefollowourAppliedStrategicPlanandseethegoalscometofruition.Weareinourthirdyearoftheplananditisgoingwell.WearealreadyseeingtheresultsofthegoalscompletedandweareexperiencingthebenetsofaclearorganizedandsolidforthefutureoftheUSAICD2018andbeyond.WearenowcomfortablysituatedinournewcentralofcefacilityinGaithersburgMarylandandenjoyingthebenetsofthemuch-improvedefcientspace.TheothermajorchangethattheUSA-ICDisexperiencingisare-organizedrefocusedandsimpliedcommitteestructurethatjustbecameoperationalinJanuary2015.Thisconcentratesthefocusofourcommitteethatpreviouslyhadascatteredsetofprojectsandresponsibilities.AdvancesinTechnologyTechnologycontinuestodrivemanychangesandwearebenetingfromthedigitalanelectroniccommunicationsavailable.WehavecompletedanewwebsitethatwillallowmuchimprovedinformationalexchangewithourFellowsaswellastherestoftheworld.OurmeetinginSanAntonioinOctober2014wasoursecondmeetingthatwasprimarilyorsignicantlyelectronicallyPresidentDexterE.Barnes2015OfficersPresidentDexterE.BarnesPresidentElectMargaretM.Culotta-NortonVicePresidentCharlesL.SmithPastPresidentCurtisR.JohnsonTreasurerRichardM.SmithEditorRichardJ.GaleoneRegistrarCarolI.TurnerDeputyRegistrareodoreM.RobersonDeputyRegistrarEmeritusVangelR.ZissiSGRegistrarEmeritusRobertE.Bradydriven.OurFellowshipcandidateprocessisnowbasicallyall-electronicandthesetypesofchangesaregoingtocontinuetoresultinincreasedproductivityandefciencyaswellasamuchimprovedconnectionwithourmembers.ContinuingEducationOpportunityOurspringmeetingwillbeheldinsunnySanDiegoinAprilduringwhichwewillhavetwodaysofcontinuingeducationandfunlledfamilyorientedactivitiesopentoallFellows.OurspeakerswillbeGeraldGrantDMDPastPresidentsReportCurtisR.JohnsonServingasthe2014PresidentoftheUSASectionoftheInternationalCollegeofDentistshasbeentheultimatehonorofmyprofessionallife.IthasbeenwithgreathumilitythatIservethishonorableCollegeandIhavestrivedtocontinuetheSectionslonghistoryofintegrityleadershipandservice.MyprimeemphasisfortheyearhasbeentoadheretotheAppliedStrategicPlanadoptedbytheSectionin2012.PresidentPaulStubbsguidedtheSectionthroughamostJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists30THEGLOBE2015SectionIUSAwww.usa-icd.org ICDUSAFoundationW.MichaelKenneyItisanhonorandprivilegetoserveasthenewPresidentoftheUSASectionFoundation.IamveryproudtobeaFellowoftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsandIhaveadeeprespectforourFellowsandtheirmanycontributionstotheprofessiontheircommunityandfortheirhumanitarianefforts.IthankallofyouandammostappreciativeforyourdonationstotheUSASectionFoundation.TheFoundationsupportsthemanyeducationalcharitableandhumanitarianprojectsoftheSection.TheFoundationisanindependent501c3entityandallcontributionssuccessfulinitialyearafteradoptingtheASPadheringtothegoalsandobjectivesoftheplan.ItisabsolutelynecessarythatwecontinuetodoggedlyfollowtheASPifwewishtodenethefutureweenvisionedbackin2012thisyearandtheyearstofollow.Webegan2014inournewofceinGaithersburgMD.AnobjectiveoftheStrategicPlantheofceprovidesuswithgreatlyexpandedspaceinabeautifulprofessionalsettingthatwillcontinuetoservetheSectionforyearstocome.TheUSASectionhaselectedin2014toreorganizeourcommitteestructureinaneffortforgreaterefciencyandclearerdelineationoftheSectionsgoals.CommitteeshavebeencondensedandmergedtoreducethenumberofcommitteeswithoutdeletingorminimizinganyprojectsoractivitiesoftheSection.Serviceactivitiesandstudentsupportactivitiestwoprimarysectiondirectiveswillbemorecloselyintegratedunderthisnewalignment.AdditionallycommitteeswillbereviewedeverytwoyearstoensuretheirrelevancyandadherencetothemissionoftheCollegeandthegoalsandobjectivesofourstrategicplan.TheUSASectionandtheUSASectionFoundationarejointlystudyingthefeasibilityofseekingCERPcertication.ItisthehopethatattainingCERPcerticationwillpermittheSectionFoundationtoexpandandenrichcontinuingeducationofferingstoourmembersandstrengthenourvaluetopresentandpotentialFellows.TherearecurrentlyhowevermanyprovidersofCEanditmustbedeterminedifthereisroomforanother.TheUSASectionseminarsonhumanitarianvolunteerismcontinuetheirgreatsuccesspackingmeetingroomsatmajordentalmeetingsaroundthenation.Drs.DavidFrostSamMolindandFrankSeriodrawontheirmanyyearsofvolunteerexperiencestoinformandeducatedentalworkersonallaspectsofparticipatinginahumanitarianproject.TheselessdedicationofthesegentlemenhasprovidedcareforthousandsofunderservedhumanbeingsandisawonderfulbrandfortheCollege.IamcondentthattheUSASectionisonthepathtoevengreatersuccessesinserviceandrecognition.BuoyedbythousandsofexemplaryandenthusiasticmemberFellowsanincredibleBoardofRegentsthestrongleadershipskillsofPresident-ElectDexterBarnesandVicePresidentMargaretCulotta-Nortonandfantasticsupportandservicefromourstaffourfutureisbright.MSFCAPamaxillofacialsurgeonandDr.GregoryW.PetersburgdiscussingtheArtofAgingWell.ThisshouldbeanexcitingmeetingandC.E.opportunity.TheICDFoundationisastrongworkingpartnerandvitaltothefutureoftheSection.Theyremakingmajorstridesinincreasingbothmemberandcorporatesupport.ThiswillallowustocontinuetoexpandtheworkoftheSection.WiththesupportoftheFoundationtheOfcersandBoardandthewonderfulandtalentedstaffIlookforwardtoaveryexcitingandproductiveyear.THEGLOBE201531JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsUSAContinuedonnextpage RegistrarsReportCarolI.TurnerTheUSASectionisthoroughlyenjoyingournewspacesinGaithersburgMaryland.WehadourrstmeetingherewithourExecutiveCommitteeinJanuaryof2014.Dr.JohnsonwasabletopresentBarbaraShafferwithherHonoraryFellowshipkeyandplaquewiththeentireExecutiveCommitteeinattendance.TheSectionhashadsuchsuccesswithitsstrategicplanningwedecidedtofocusonstreamliningsomeofourotherareasandprocesses.TheExecutiveCommitteetookontheStandingCommitteesandrealignedthemtorunfarmoreefcientlycuttingthemfromseventeentoeleven.TheBoardofRegentsweredelightedwiththeconsolidationsandpassedtheupdateswithoutchanges.OurBoardofRegentsSpringMeetingwasheldinsunnyBonitaSpringsFloridaattheHyattRegencyCoconutPointHotel.AftertheexceptionallylongandcoldwinterwehadhereinGaithersburgtheFloridameetingwasadelightfulvenue.TheBoardisreallylookingatthewaywehavedoneprojectsandbusinessinthepastandrethinkingourapproaches.Thisyearforthespringmeetingweprovidedtheboardbookselectronicallyversusprintingandmailingthemout.Otherthanafewoperatormisadventureswewerequitesuccessfulwiththeentireelectroniccommunicationprocesses.OurInternationalCollaborativeInitiativecontinuestoexpandinscope.OneofitsthreesubcommitteesistheHumanitarianLiaisonCommittee.TheyhavesponsoredVolunteerSymposiumsinfourlocationstheChicagoMidwintertheHinmanAtlantaGeorgiaWashingtonStateandtheGreaterNewYorkMeetings.Theresultsandreceptiontothepresentationshavebeenexceptional.WehadDr.FrancisSeriopresenttheVolunteerSymposiumtoourspringmeetingattendeestheylovedit.Icanseewhywegetsuchinterestintheprogram.WealsohadawonderfulpresentationfromDr.DiwakarKinraonthelatestadvancementsinendodontictechniqueswithafollow-onpracticalsessioncoordinatedbyDENTSPLY.TheannualsessiontookplaceinthedelightfulcityofSanAntonioTexasfrom7-10October2014.Whatanexcitingvenue.TheRiverwalkisalwaysbeautifulmakingthisaveryworkablesitetotakeintheentirearea.Wewelcomed276newFellowshonoredfouradditionalHonoraryFellowsandtwowelldeservingMasterFellows.IhavereadalltheCandidateInformationPacketsonthesefolksandfoundthatthereisanincredibleamountoftalentjoiningourranks.TheseareexcitingtimesfortheSectionaswerefocusandrealigntoprovidethebestvalueforthemembershipofourFellows.THEGLOBE201532JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsUSAaretaxdeductible.IamalsoveryproudofthenewvitalityandgrowthoftheUSASectionandthecompletionofourAppliedStrategicPlan.AllofouractivitiesandprojectsareevaluatedinlightofourcorevaluesofIntegrityLeadershipandService.ThenewlypurchasedofceinGaithersburgMarylandwasoneofthegoalsofourASPandclearlyreectstheprofessionalismandexcellenceoftheCollege.OurFoundationsupportsmanyoftheprojectsandactivitiesoftheSectionincludingtheInternationalStudentExchangeGlobalHealthStudentAssociationstheGreatExpectationsMentoringProgramsSeminarsonInternationalVolunteerismWhiteCoatCeremoniesthePeaceCorpsFisherHouseJournalismAwardsLeadershipAwardsandInternationalHumanitarianefforts.IwouldencourageeveryonetobeaFoundingmemberoftheJohnLathropMemorialFundwitha1000giftoramemberoftheRichardShafferMemorialFundwitha500gift.PleasevisittheSectionwebsiteatwww.usa-icd.orgforbackgroundandcompleteinformationontheseprograms.OnceagainwethankyouforallyoudofortheInternationalCollegeofDentiststheprofessionandhumanity.ICDUSAFoundation... EditorJ.BrianClarkPresidentsGreetingRandallR.CroutzeVancouverBritishColumbiahostedthe65thAnnualMeetingoftheICDCanadianSectiononMarch6-72014inconjunctionwiththeBritishColumbiaDentalAssociationsPacicDentalConference.WewereprivilegedtohavePastInternationalPresidentGarryLunnrepresentInternationalPresidentWoongYang.WewerealsohonoredthatMasterFellowMikeSuzukiwasinattendancealongwithourInternationalCouncilorsDonnaBrodeandJackMcLister.AttheNewFellowsOrientationSessionInternationalCouncilorDonnaBrodebroughtgreetingsfromInternationalPresidentWoongYangandFellowGarryLunnprovidedthenewFellowswithanengagingexposuretoboththehistoryandtheorganizationoftheInternationalCollegeofDentists.PresidentoftheCanadianSectionJackMcListerremindedthenewinducteesthatconvocationwasthebeginningofPresidentRandallR.Croutze2015OfficersPresidentRandallR.CroutzePresidentElectKenR.SkinnerVicePresidentIanM.DoyleImmediatePastPresidentJackC.McListerRegistrarRobertC.BakerTreasurerAllanB.BakerEditorJ.BrianClarkanewchallengeandthatpartoftheirresponsibilitiesincludednominatingdeservingindividualsforFellowship.PresidentMcListerpresidedoverawonderfulconvocationdinnerandgalainwhich23newFellowswereinducted.InternationalCouncilorDonnaBrodebroughtgreetingsfromInternationalPresidentWoongYang.MasterFellowshipwasconferredonFellowGarryLunnandFellowDavidSweetO.C.waspresentedwiththerstPresidentialCitationgivenbytheCanadianSection.ItemsofournewtartandesignedbyFellowCarolMartinwereavailableforpurchaseatthePacicDentalConferenceaswellasatourNewFellowsandBanquetReceptions.ProceedsfromtartansalesaredonatedtotheW.J.SpenceICDMemorialFoundation.SpecialthankstoRegentEdOBrienDeputyRegentBrianWongandtheDistrict1FellowsforhostingaBreakfastasocialatFellowOBrienshomeandadisplayatthePacicDentalConferencefeaturingtheICD.Iwanttocongratulatethenewofcersfor2015.PresidentElectKenSkinnerVicePresidentIanDoylenewRegentofDistrict4HeinzScherlenewRegentofDistrict5DrewSmithandnewRegentofDistrict7EricHateld.LRPastPresidentsJackC.McListerandGarryLunnLRingreenshirtsMr.GerryHagglundVPSinclairDentalFellowAaronKimMs.HumaRohan4thYearUofManitoba.THEGLOBE201533JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionIICANADAwww.icd-canada.com ClassPhoto2014FrontRowLRDavidSweetBCMFGarryLunnBCPresidentJackMcListerONTimMilliganONRegistrarBobBakerMANDonnaBrodeONMiddleRowLRAmarjitRihalMANJohnKalbeischONDanHaasONTimDumoreMANArnieWeingartenONLeandraBestBCRichardMcCowanALTABruceYaholnitskyALTAGloriaTylerBCBillTylerBCLouieKrielSASKBrianBarrettPEIRickHallettBCNorikoBoorbergMANBackRowLRRogerArmstrongNWTKarinVanRyswickONEdwinYenBCIzchakBarzilayONKenWrightONSamiraJafferONEricSelnesONLouAnnViscontiON.RegistrarsReportBobBakerThisreportforthe2015GlobeismyfthasRegistraroftheCanadianSectionandwillfocusontheoperationalaspectsofSectionII.TheuseofourwebsiteforthersttimeforonlinepaymentofduesmakingdonationstotheW.J.SpenceICDMemorialFoundationandmakingreservationsforourAnnualBanquetandConvocationoccurredin2014.ThistransitionwasfacilitatedbythehardworkofWebsiteCommitteemembersGarryLunnandBrianClarkTreasurerAllanBakerandourWebMasterPhongHa.AcompleteredesignofourwebsiteincludingtheabilitytocompleteonlineProposalsforFellowshipandApplicationsforFundingbytheFoundationisplannedforcompletionin2014.DonationsreceivedbytheW.J.SpenceICDMemorialFoundationin2013fromourFellowstotaled30778.TheCanadianSectionmadeinmemoriamdonationstotaling1100.ProceedsfromtheTartanProjectanddonatedtothefoundationwere1802.Thereforetotaldonationswere33689lessexpensesof289andresultedinatotalof33400availableforthefundingofprojectsrecommendedbytheFoundationandapprovedbytheBoardofRegents.NewProposalsandInitiativesTheBoardofRegentsapproved43proposalsforinvitationtoinductionintotheInternationalCollegeofDentistsattheAnnualMeetingandConvocationoftheCanadianSectionAugust27-282015inSt.JohnsNewfoundland.TheBoardalsogranted10LifeFellowships.TheAdHocStrategicPlanningCommitteeSPCReportwasthoroughlydiscussedattheBoardMeetingonMarch72014.ThegenesisofthisreportwasTHEGLOBEeditorialwrittenbyInternationalEditorS.DovSydneyandthelackofgrowthoftheCanadianSectionoverthepastsixyears.ModicationsinourmembershiprequirementsnecessitatedbyachangeintherelationshipoftheCanadianDentalAssociationwiththeprovincialassociationswillsupportthenationalassociationandshouldfacilitaterecruitmentofdentistsfromQuebectobecomeFellowsoftheICD.ImprovementsintheproposalinductionprocessandalsoimprovementsincommunicationwithintheCanadianSectionandwithprofessionalandpublicgroupsoutsidetheCanadianSectionwereconsidered.OnceagaintheBoardapprovedthegrantingof10studentawardsof1000accompaniedbyacerticatetoeachawardwinnerinthe10FacultiesofDentistryinCanada.IsincerelywanttothankourPastPresidentJackMcListerforhisadmirabletermasPresidentoverthepastyearandforhisguidanceandmentorship.ThankstoRegistrarBobBakerforhistirelesseffortsmeticulousattentiontodetailandorganizingsuchawonderfulconvocationdinner.ToFellowBrianClarkforhisoutstandingcontributionasEditorandtoFellowAllanBakerforhisleadershipwithourscalmanagementIexpressmygratitude.THEGLOBE201534JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsCANADA EditorFedericoPrezDezPresidentsGreetingMiguelngelColnLizaldeAtthepresenttimewehave104ActiveFellowstwoHonoraryFellowsoneLifeMemberandthreeMasters.WestartedouractivitiesinNovember2013justafterourinductionceremonythroughoutdifferentzonesofourcountry.BreakfastLectureatMexicoCityOnSaturdayMarch292014westartedourpublicactivitiesattheinstallationsofCentroAsturianoinMexicoCitywithabreakfastlectureonaveryimportantsubjectaboutournewtaxsystemcalledReformaFiscal.Wehad25FellowswhocametothisinterestingeventandeverybodywasveryhappyoftheworkofourCollegeinhelpingthedentalprofessionalstoachieveabetterlaborintheirrespectiveclinicsanddentalofces.FellowsDrs.MiguelngelColnLizaldeVicenteCuairnRuidazAlfonsoGonzlezCampderRicardoHuertaAndradeMaraLiliaMondragnMarilesJorgeAntonioParsAyalaElisYamileSnchezAbdeljalekMarcelaBarragnGutierrezKarlaLoreniaOntiverosFelixCarlosQuirozGutierrezMaraGuadalupeRivasFonsecaMiguelngelSnchezAedoLieroHctorCabaasGarcaIsraelSpeckmanBorgJosCarlosSuarezMornandothercolleaguesattendedthislecture.CommunityServiceatSierraTarahumaraChihuahuaNorthCentralRegencyBeforeourmainactivityoftheyearwasdonewehadasmallereventinJanuary2014inwhichwedonatedavarietyofmedicalproductstoCentroAsistencialSanFranciscodeAsiswhichisamedicalservicecenterforpeoplewithoutresourceswheremedicalconsultationandmedicinesaregivenwithoutanychargetotheneedy.OurCollegereceiveddonationsofseveralmedicallaboratoriesandwegatheredagoodnumberofantibioticsanalgesicsandotherswhichwillbeveryusefulforthepatientsofthisinstitution.ForfourdaysJune5-9wetravelledagaintotheSierraTarahumarawherethenativesofwhatoncewherecalledTarahumaratribesliveunderverypoorconditionsinthemiddleoftheChihuahuaDesert.ThistimewewenttoalittletowncalledGuachochimeaningTheCranePlaceintheirdialectwhichhappenedtobeabeautifulandpicturesquespot.Fortunatelytheinstallationsofaschoolwerefacilitatedtousandweinstalledportabledentalandmedicalequipmenttoperformourtask.WeworkedjoiningPresidentMiguelngelColnLizalde2015OfficersPresidentMiguelngelColnLizaldePresidentElectHctorLuisCabanasGarcaVicePresidentJoaqunGonzlezCampderaPastPresidentEnriqueTrevinoBazanRegistrarElisYamileSnchezAbdeljalekTreasurerMiguelSnchezAedoEditorFedericoPrezDiezSectionIIIMEXICOwww.dentistasicdmexico.comFellowsworkingthecommunitydentalserviceatSierraTarahumara.LRPastPresidentAlfonsoGonzlezCampderNumaEscobarSotoRegistrarElisYamileSnchezAbdeljalekJavierAlonsoRamrezRubnEscobarPrietoandPresidentMiguelngelColnLizalde.THEGLOBE201535JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists SectionReportsMEXICOeffortswiththedentalassociationfromCiudadJuarezColegiodeCirujanosDentistasdeCiudadJuarezandtheRotaryClubfromthesamecity.Weperformedatotalof366dentalproceduresincludingseveraldiagnosticconsultations.Attheendofallmedicalanddentalappointmentsallthepatientsreceiveddonationsofdentaltoothpastestoothbrushesanddifferentmedicationsthattheyneededaccordingtotheirdiseases.WethanktheinstitutionswhohelpedustoaccomplishthisimportanttaskandtheFellowswhocamefromdifferentanddistantcities.Dr.ElisYamileSnchezAbdeljalekSecretaryDr.AlfonsoGonzlezCampderPast-PresidentDr.JosAngelSifuentesSifuentesRegentNorthCentralZoneICD-MJavierAlonsoRamrezRubnEscobarPrietoNumaEscobarSotoandMiguelngelColnLizaldePresidentICD-Mexico.CommunitaryServiceatCasaHogarSaturdayJune27wasthelastvisitofaseriesofsixoccasionsinwhichFellowsofourSectionDrs.GuadalupeGmezMiguelngelSnchezAedoTreasurerAlfonsoGonzlezCampderPastPresidentJoaquinGonzlezCampderVicepresidentHectorCabaasPresidentElectandMiguelAngelColnPresidentICD-MvisitedanorphanandhomelesskidshomeinthetownofValledeBravoandfrommobiledentalequipmentperformedseveralproceduresonthechildrenandadolescentpupilsofthisinstitution.Theytreated42patientswithmaterialsdonatedbythemselves.Acheck-upandprophylaxiswasdoneinitiallyonallpatientsandlaterpatientsweretreatedwithcompositessealantstopicaluorideapplicationsandalsoextractionsweredonewhenneeded.ThefullpopulationofthisinstitutionhasbeenalreadytreatedinfullandthenextvisitsthatourFellowswillmakeinthefuturewillbefocusedonpreventiveproceduresandtherestorativetreatmentofnewstudents.CommunityEventforImprovingOralHealthThiseventwasperformedbyFellowsoftheSoutheastRegencyunderthedirectionofDr.RolandoPenicheMarcnRegentandalsotheDeanoftheDentalSchool.TheparticipatinginstitutionsforthisservicewereSecretaradeSaluddeYucatnUniversidadAnhuacMayabUniversitiesfromdeMlagaMadridSevillaandAlfonsoXelSabioInternationalCollegeofDentistsSoutheastRegencyDIFandFundacinLuisSeiquerfromSpain.VisitingtheSmallTownsThelittletownofKomchnwasvisitedonJuly152014byourFellowsdentistsfromthehealthdepartmentofYucatnandteachersandstudentsfromMexicoandSpain.AlsootherserviceswereprovidedoneventsprogramedonJulyandJulyinothersmalltownsofChocholDzilamGonzlezMotulTahdziandChacsinkn.JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists36THEGLOBE2015 TheDirectorofPreventiveMedicineandhealthpromotionofthelocalHealthdepartmentSSYRafaelBarreraZoredapointedoutthatalthoughtheseservicesweregiventothegeneralpublicspecialattentionwasgiventosmallchildrenpregnantwomendiabeticpatientsandseniorcitizens.Treatmentsperformedarediagnosispitandssuresealantsdirectrestorationsofamalgamandcompositewhenpossibleextractionsendodontictreatmentsanddentalprophylaxis.PartneringwithotherinstitutionsthisisaveryimportantserviceinwhichourCollegehasjoinedagoodnumberofinstitutionsfromthegovernmentaswellasthelocaluniversityandtheinternationaluniversitieswhichhaveexchangeprogramswithUniversidadAnhuacMayab.Itiscalculatedthatmorethan2000patientsaretreatedannuallyandfundsof358000pesosapproximately30000arereceivedtoaccomplishthisextraordinarylabor.Weareverygratefultoalltheinstitutionsandtonishthelabor220patientsweretreateddailyonmobiledentalunitsandportabledentalequipment.Onadifferentaspectweinformyouthatbackin2008ourSectionIIIsignedaScienticExchangeProgramwithUniversidadAnhuacMayab.SincethenwehavehadFellowsasvisitingprofessorstothisUniversityandthisyearwehadDr.LauraMaraDazGuzmnvisitourschoolontwodifferentdatesspendingseveraldaysteachingoralmedicineandpathologyandalsoourFellowandPastPresidentICD-MDr.FedericoPerezDiezactedasavisitingteacheratthePostgraduateProsthodonticProgramthelastweekofApril.FellowsJointheUniversityFinallyfourofourFellowsfromtheSoutheastRegencyhavebeenincorporatedaspartoftheUniversityStaffaspartofthisexchangeprogramwithICD.Dr.MarioGamboaMendezisnowtheheadoftheEndodonticPostgraduateprogram.Dr.JavierOrtizSauriistheAcademicCoordinatoroftheUniversityClinicandDr.JaimeBarahonaBaduyisateacheratbothpre-graduateandpostgraduatedentalprogramsattheUniversityAnhuacMayab.InthenearfuturewewillhaveFellowsFranciscoOrnelasRubioandElizabethJamesRiveroworkingatthepostgraduateprograminPediatricDentistry.Dr.ElizabethJamesasPresidentofthePediatricDentalAssociationofYucatnisworkingcloselywiththeUniversityandourSoutheastRegencyonthedifferentlecturesandeventsfromthisassociation.WeareexpectingtohavemoreICDFellowsteachingatthisUniversityinthenearfutureinordertofollowthisprojectwestartedseveralyearsago.Wehavebeenworkingeightmonthsfromthetimewetookofcetothetimeofthisreportsowestillhavemanyprojectstodevelopinthistwo-yearperiod.Wewillkeepyouinformedaboutthem.CommunityeventssponsoredbySectionIIIUnderdirectionofRegentRolandoPenichecommunityeventsforimprovingoralhealthcarewereheldinseveralsmalltownsoftheYucatanthroughoutJuly.TheywerejointcollaborationsofICDFellowslocaldentiststeachersandstudentsofMexicoandSpainandvariousparticipatinginstitutions.THEGLOBE201537JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsMEXICO PresidentWalterMarrou2015OfficersPresidentWalterMarrouPastPresidentAlvaroGadolaGeneralSecretaryRobertoAvalosTreasurerGustavoCortesEditorDaniloOcaranzaEditorDaniloOcaranzaPresidentsGreetingsReportedbyChristianRochefortQuirozInternationalCouncilorLeadershipinUruguayICDSectionIVSouthAmericaleadersalongwithSecretaryGeneralJackHintermancometogetherinPuntaDelEsteUruguayduringtheSectionsAnnualMeetingandConvocationCeremonyonOctober15-162014.AfterseveralattemptswehavebeenabletoreopentheSouthAmericanSectionWebsitethankstoitsEditorDr.DaniloOcaranzaTapia.ThewebaddressisICD-Southamerica.org.TheRegentsReuniontookplacelastOctober.WewerehonouredtohavetheparticipationoftheICDSecretaryGeneralDr.JohnHintermanwhokindlyacceptedourinvitation.OnthisoccasiontheInductionCeremonyofnewSouthAmericanFellowswascelebrated.ThedifferentSouthAmericancountriesthatdeneSectionIVhadmanyvariedactivitiesduring2014.ArgentinaDistrictTheArgentineanDistrictledbyProf.Dr.RafaelGutierrezsignedaReciprocityandFriendshipAgreementwiththeprestigiousArgentineanSocietyofMedicalJournalisminAprilrepresentedbyDr.CarlosMariaBruno.Thesetwoentitiessharegoalsinthescienticandculturaleldsaswellasintheacademicdisciplinaryformation.Theyagreedonexchangingprojectsthatbothinstitutionswilldesigninordertoachievesuccessfulresultsintheareasofgeneraleducationandespeciallyinthecommunications.ChileDistrictRegardingtheChileanDistrictanewPresidentwaselectedDr.RobertoAvaloswhoreplacedtheformerPresidentDr.ChristianRochefort.AtthesametimeDr.MauricioRosenbergwaselectedforthe2016-2017period.AsitistraditionallydonemonthlymeetingshavebeenheldeverysecondTuesdayofthemonthwithdifferentpresentationsaboutlegalaspectsoftheOdontologyPracticeinChileSevereMaxillofacialReconstructionanditssolutionwithboneimplantsobesitymythsandreality.38JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015SectionIVSOUTHAMERICA BusinessandPleasureFellowsandleadersofSectionIValsoenjoysocialeventsduringtheirannualscienticmeetingsof2014.RightDr.RobertoAvalosPresidentElectandRegistrarofSectionIVSouthAmericapresidesduringthe2014RegentsMeetingofSectionIV.InJulyinthemiddleofthesouthernhemispherewinteragrouptripwasorganizedtovisitahistoricalminingcampcalledSewell120kilometersfromSantiagolocatedinTheAndeswhichafterwardsbecameoneofthebiggestcopperdepositsintheworld.ItiscalledElTenienteanditisownedbytheState.Asitwaswinterwehadthechancetoenjoyanidylliclandscapesnowymountainsandasunnyday.Ofcourseyouareallinvitedtoenjoythistripnexttime.WeconsiderthistripagreatFellow-bondingactivity.OntheotherhandaSolemnSessionwasheldinAugustwheretheChileanDistrictgrantedLifemembershiptothreedearFellowswhoreceivedthishonorduetotheiroutstandinghumaneacademicandprofessionalcareers.TheseremarkableFellowsareRenLoboLibrechtLuisAlfaroLiraandBlancaPinoOrtega.TheactivitiesscheduledfortherestoftheyearbytheChileanDistrictconsistedofinspectionvisitstotheDentalClinicsdonatedbytheICDduetotheearthquakein2010whichwaslocatedinYaquilandinPeumo.Thepointofthesevisitsistocheckhowtheyareworkingwhattheirneedsareandhowwecancontribute.TheyearendedwiththeThirdSessionofControversiesinOdontologywhichinthisopportunitywillbeaboutImplantOralRehabilitation.UruguayDistrictTheUruguayanDistrictwhichiswellknownforitsgreathospitalityandfantasticorganizationskillsorganizedtheRegentsReunionandtherstSouthAmericanCongressofICDFellowsinthecontextoftheThirdMercosurCongressaboutGeriatricOdontology.Weareveryproudofthisactivityanditwasagreatsuccess.SpontaneouslywehavereceivedarequestfromColombiancolleaguestofoundanICDColombianDistrictwhichdidnotexistuntilnowsoweexpecttoreceiveourColombianmatesinPuntadelEste2014.OntheotherhandthePreventionandearlyDetectionofOralCancerProjecthascontinuedinSanLuisProvinceArgentinaGuayaquilEcuadorandAsuncionParaguaytogetherwiththePreventionofSexuallyTransmittedInfectionscampaigninFernandezHospitalBuenosAires.BrazilDistrictBrazilsDistricthascontinuedtoexecuteprojectsandundertakenewonesrelatedtotheelderlyanddentalattention.SomeattentionparametersarebeinganalyzedintheseprojectstobeimplementedasaroutinepracticeofBrazilsICD.OneoftheseprojectswasperformedinLarSaoVicentedePaulainSorocabawhere58patientswereidentiedwithavarietyoforalpathologies.BrazilsICDdonatedanodontologycompressortoachildrensattentionProjectinEducarioSantoAgostinhoinSoracaba.Thiswillhelpimprovethedentalattentionfor200childreninthisschool.AnewprojectisbeingimplementedtogivedentalattentiontochildrenwithspecialneedsinCrecheMariaClaroinSorocava.Morethan120childrenwithdifferentsyndromesandcerebralpalsyreceiveattentioninthiscenter.TheHemodialysisServicecontinuesitsworkwithpatientsindialysistreatmentsorinneedofkidneytransplants.Thesepatientsneedtohaveagoodoralhealthconditionwhichmanytimesthepublichealthattentiondoesnotprovide.SectionReportsSOUTHAMERICATHEGLOBE201539JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists BrazilianProjectstientsCaretogetherwiththePauliaChileanProjectsChileshowsproudlyitstwonewMaerFellowsDoctorsJosMatasColomandRalCorvalnBucher.ProgramsofContinuingTraininghavecontinuedtEditorWalterJ.vanDrielPresidentsGreetingTomFeeneyAhundredthousandwelcomestoIreland.ItismygreatpleasuretowelcomeyoutoDublinforthejointmeetingoftheInternationalCouncilandtheEuropeanSectionofICD.ThiswillbeagreateventagatheringwhichwillbringtogetherFellowsfromaroundtheworldDublinisoneofEuropesoldestcities.Aswellasretainingitshistoricalandculturalcharmsitofferstrendybarselegantrestaurantsandstylishcosmopolitanshopsandhotelsidealforcreatingavibrantatmosphereinwhichtoholdameetinglikeours.ThecityhasarichculturalhistoryandisthebirthplaceofJamesJoyceOscarWildeandNobelPrizeforLiteraturewinnersWilliamButlerYeatsGeorgeBernardShawandSamuelBeckett.AsoneoftheliterarycapitalsoftheworlditwasdesignatedUNESCOPresidentTomFeeney2015OfficersPresidentTomFeeneyPresidentElectCorradoPaganelliVicePresidentShelaghFarrellPastPresidentLjuboMarionRegistrarArgiriosPissiotisTreasurerHendrikDonkerEditorWalterJ.vanDrielCityofLiteraturein2010.OfcoursethereismuchmoretoIrelandthanjustDublin.ThesecondbiggestcityontheislandisBelfastandittoohasarichtradition.TheoptionaltourontheSundaywillgototheworldrenownedTitanicCentrewhereyoucanloseyourselfforhoursinthehistoryoftheeventsof100yearsago.TheEuropeanSectionScienticMeetingLearningwithoutLimitsontheFridaywillbeheldinthehistoricRoyalCollegeofSurgeonsinIrelandandwillcoverarangeofchallengingandstimulatingtopics.ThethreemainsocialeventswillbetheWelcomeEveningatthemagnicentdininghallinTrinityCollegetheCulturalEveningattheworldfamousJamesonsDistilleryandtheGalaDinneratthefabulousRoyalHospitalKilmainham.Thespousesandpartnerswillhaveachoiceoffourdifferenttourseachtailoredtosuitthevariedtastesofouraccompanyingpersons.TheInductionCeremonywillalsobeheldinTrinityCollegeintheExaminationsHallwhichdatesfromthemid-1780sandcontainstheoldestexistingIrishmadeorgancaseandoneofthemostimportantinIrelandandBritain.ThechandelierwhichismadeofgildedwoodcamefromtheformerHouseofCommons.Irelandhasalongestablishedreputationasacountrythatknowshowtogiveaceadmilefailte100thousandwelcomestoitsguestsandIcanpromiseyouplentymoreofthesamewhenyoucometoDublinin2015forthe60thAnnualMeetingoftheEuropeanSection.SectionVEUROPEwww.icd-europe.comSlinteIrishforcheersorgoodhealthfunfriendshipcultureandlearningwillbethekeythemesforthisfallscombinedEuropeanSectionInternationalCouncilAnnualMeetings.DelgatesandguestscanvisitthenearbyGuinnessHopStorewherefromitsvisitorcentrecanbeseenstunningviewsoverDublin.THEGLOBE201540JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists RegistrarsReportArgiriosPissiotisADreamComesTrueItwasinthebeginningofthenewcenturythattheBoardofRegentsoftheEuropeanSectionSectionVoftheICD-envisionedandsetthegoalforexpandingtheICDintotheformerEasternBlocCountrieswhichledtoDr.LjuboMarionbeingselectedastheRegentofthenewlyfoundedDistrict14EasternandCentralEurope.Overthelast10yearsDistrict14grewinmembersandcountriesandnowcounts40Fellowsin13countries.LastyearDr.LjuboMarionwaselectedPresidentoftheEuropeanSectionfor2013-2014.BoardofRegentsTheBoardofRegentsoftheEuropeanSectionoftheICDmetduringtheAnnualMeetingandinLondoninNovember2014.TheBoarddiscussedandmadedecisionsforalltheregularbusinessoftheSection.GrowthandDevelopmentoftheSectionhasbeenamainissueoftheBoardsdiscussionsovertheyears.TheBoarddiscussedtheproposaloftheInternationalCouncilregardingtherepresentationoftheSectionstotheInternationalCouncilandvotedinfavoroftheproposal.FurthermoretheBoardelectedDr.ShelaghFarrellRegentofEnglandScotlandandWalesasthenewVicePresidentoftheSectionandinvitedhertoorganizethe62ndAnniversaryMeetingoftheSectionintheUnitedKingdom.LastbutnotleasttheBoardreelectedtheRegentofFranceDr.Jean-LouisPortugaltoserveforanothertermandapprovedtheappointmentsofDrs.LozanodeLuacesandClaude-VictorSaltiniasViceRegentsofSpainandSwitzerlandrespectively.59thAnniversaryMeetingLjubljanaSloveniaAsusualmostoftheactivitiesoftheSectionyearbyyearconcerntheAnnualAnniversaryMeetingoftheSectionheldlastJuneinLjubljanaSloveniaprovidedwonderfullocationsandvenuesforthesocialgatheringsandScienticDayorganizedbythePresidentDr.LjuboMarionandhisteamattendedbyabout200membersandguests.TheEuropeanSectionwashonoredbythepresenceofDr.JosephKenneallyPresidentElectoftheCollegethePastPresidentoftheCollegeDr.GarryLunnofCanadaandPastPresidentoftheUSASectionandHonoraryFellowoftheEuropeanSectionDr.CharlesSimons.Theirlovelyspousessupportedthemall.TheScienticdayunderthegeneralthemeofContributionofDentistrytoQualityofLifefeaturedspeakerscomingfromcountriesofDistrict14whopresentedexcellentlecturesondentistryprovidedintheirrespectivecountriesanditsinuenceonthequalityoflifeoftheirpeople.IntheafternoonsessionintheOpenForumfeaturedtheICDvisionsactivitiesandprojectsfromaGlobalaswellasaEuropeanperspective.TheMeetingconcludedwiththeInductionCeremonyheldintheOperaHouseofLjubljanawhere21newFellowswereinductedwithDr.ArisPetrosTripodakisservingasMasterofCeremonies.TheceremonywasfollowedbythetraditionalblacktieGalaDinnerattheUnionHotelwhereallattendingFellowstheiraccompanyingpersonsandguestssharedawonderfuleveningoffriendshipandcamaraderie.ProjectsandFundingDr.GilAlcoforadowhochairstheProjectandFundingcommitteesrecommendedthesupportoftwoprojectapplicationsbyDr.MiguelPavaoSmilesDoortoDoorandthecontinuationoftheStudentAwardprojectsinitiatedinDistrict9byDr.DovSydney.HealsoproposedtheimplementationofaplatformofVolunteerismintheEuropeanSectionoftheICDfollowingtheexperiencecomingfromtheUSSection.ICDigestandWebsiteInJune2014theICDigestwasdeliveredtotheFellowsoftheEuropeanSectionoftheICDandappreciatedbytheFellows.Therehasbeenadebateonthehighcostsofthejournalanditmaybecomenecessarytodeliveranelectronicversiononly.TheICD-EuropewebsitewasredesignedandchangedtoacontentmanagingsystemCMS.SectionReportsEUROPETHEGLOBE201541JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists EditorR.C.KakarPresidentsGreetingAnilKohliItwasaverygloriousyearfortheICDSectionVIasourFellowDr.RajeshChandnawaselectedastheVicePresidentoftheCollege.ItwasabettinghonorfortheSectionintheGoldenJubileeYear.TherewerealsomanyscienticcommunityandsocialactivitiesorganisedbyvariouszonesoftheSectionthisyear.PresidentAnilKohli2015OfficersPresidentAnilKohliPresidentElectA.KumarswamySecretaryGenlEmeritusJ.C.ChandnaPastPresidentU.S.KrishnaNayakRegistrarSecretaryRajivK.ChughVicePresidentS.M.BalajiTreasurerK.K.ChopraDeputySecretaryO.P.KharbandaAssistantSecretaryYogeshVirmaniChiefEditorR.C.KakarScienticEditorPradipJaynaChairmanCDEMaheshVermaTocelebrateDentistDaySectionVIPresidentAnilKohliandDr.HariParkashorganizedathree-dayfreedenturecampincollaborationwithI.T.S.CentreforDentalStudiesandResearchMuradnagarandIDA-SouthWestDelhiBranch.THEGLOBE2015DentistDayTocelebratetheDentistDayInternationalCollegeofDentistsincollaborationwithI.T.SCentreforDentalStudiesandResearchMuradnagarandIDA-SouthWestDelhiBranchorganizedathree-dayfreedenturecamp.ThevaledictoryfunctionofthisfreedenturecampwasheldonMarch102014.ICDPresidentDr.AnilKohliwasthechiefguest.Dr.HariParkashthechieforganizerandDr.KohligaveahealthtalkinHindi.CampswereheldinnearbyvillagesofMuradnagarandstreetplaywasorganizedforspreadingdentalawarenessamongvillagers.Dr.Kohlidistributedfreedenturestoover100patients.Hisinteractionwithpatientswasmotivationalandinspirational.AnoralcancerscreeninganddentalcampwasorganizedbytheKothiwalDentalCollegeandResearchCentreMoradabad.TheteamwasheadedbyPrincipalDr.SwatantraAgarwal.Thecampsuccessfullycampaignedagainstthethreateningconsequencesoforalcancerand240peoplewerescreenedofwhich26patientsshowedpositiveresults.Dr.ArchanaJoshiandDr.SonaliDabholkarconductedauorideCommunityHealthProgramsWestZoneDentalCheck-upandFluorideApplicationCampwasheldatNerulSkillsandAbilitySchoolfor130-140intellectuallydisabledstudentsbyDr.SantoshRavindranandDr.VarshaYadav.AsimilareventwasheldatSulabhaSchoolforSpecialChildrenTilakNagarChembur.AttheJaiVakeelSchoolforchildreninneedofspecialcareSewriMumbaiatotalof800studentswerescreenedand295uorideapplicationsweregiven.ParticipantsincludedDr.SantoshRavindranandDr.KhushbooSehgal.JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionVIINDIASRILANKANEPALwww.dentistindia.comicd42 SectionReportsINDIASRILANKANEPALapplicationprogramforspecialkidsatBalKalyanSansthaacentreforthedifferently-abledinPune.Atotalof111specialchildrenofvariousschoolsparticipatedinthiscamp.SulabhaSpecialSchoolMumbaiNumberofpersonsscreenedwas150and75uorideapplicationsweregiven.ParticipantswereDr.SantoshRavindranandDr.JayashreeSantosh.TheInstituteforRehabilitationofIntellectuallyDisabledKamshettreatsthephysicallydisabledtheblindorphansanddestitutewomen.Numberofpersonsscreenedwas10025uorideapplicationsand24extractionsweregiven.ParticipantswereDrs.SantoshRavindranJayashreeSantoshArchanaJoshiandPrajaktaShanbhag.EastZoneICDcelebratedDurgapurSmilesOralandDentalHealthAwarenessUtsav.DrUtpalMukhopadhyawastheorganizerfortheevent.AhealthcampwasorganizedatSillivillagebyDrs.AnshuKumarswamySahuRajeevLallSauravPurbayandAmitRam.Atotalof470patientsattendedthecamp.DoctorsofspecialtylikeorthodontistendodontistphysiciancardiologistchildspecialistdiabetologisturosurgeonandENTspecialistparticipated.TheCampwassupportedbyDepartmentofHealthGovt.ofBihar.AscreeningdentalcampwasorganisedbyFellowDr.SauravPurbayDr.AnnieBeotraandDr.RajeevLall.ThemottoofOralHealthforAllwashighlighted.OralHealthAwarenessProgrammewasorganisedfortheTribalareasofNagalandandNorthBengal.ICDorganizedaDentalCampatSchoolatNagritownofRanchi.About300ScientificActivitiesKothiwalDentalCollegeMoradabadalongwithICDSectionVIorganizedanAvenuesinDentistryAfterGraduationprogrammeforinterns.GuestspeakerswereFellowsMajorGeneralRetd.Dr.P.N.AwasthiDr.RajivK.ChughandDr.AtulSoin.TheprogrammewasorganisedbyDr.SwatantraAgarwal.ICDisscienticpartnerswiththeFamdentandhelditsrstmeetingatPune.ThesessionwasconductedbyDr.SantoshRavindran.Dr.A.Kumarswamygaveawaytheawardsforthebestscienticpresentations.ICDorganisedajointCDEProgrammewithRoyalCollegeofPhysiciansandSurgeonsGlasgowUKandPierreFauchardAcademyIndiaSectionatIndiaHabitatCentreandaCDEprogrammeTheCurrentPracticeofImplantDentistryByDr.AshokSethiatMaulanaAzadInstitueofDentalSciencesaswellasTheImplantEveningwithInternationalSpeakers.Acontinuingdentaleducationpatientswerecheckedupfordentalailments.ThecampwasconductedbyFellowsDr.RajeevLallDr.SauravPurbayDr.AmitRamDr.UdeepLalandDr.AnshuSahu.Ahealthcheck-upcampwasheldbythemembersoftheICDEastZoneataprimaryschoolatTundivillage.Amongthe700pluspatientsinattendanceA.KumarswamywereDrs.RajeevLallSauravPurbayKCChangAnshuSahuAnnieBeotraandVijayPrakash.ICDSectionVIinassociationwithKothiwalDentalCollegeandResearchCentreMoradabadorganisedananti-hepatitiscampaign.Thiscomprisedofscreeningandfreevaccinationof1200peopleforHepatitisAandB.programmeCurrentissuesinDentalcarewasorganizedbyFellowsDr.RajeevLallDr.SauravPurbayDr.AmitRamandDr.AnshuSahuatDhanbad.ThetopicscoveredwereInfectionpreventionanditscontrolinDentistryandClassIVDirectaestheticrestorations.AseminarwasorganisedbyFellowsDr.RajeevLallDr.SauravPurbayandDr.AnshuSahu.ThespeakerICDFellowDr.SauravPurbayspokeonthetopicPredictablesuccessinEndodontics.FamdentMumbaiDr.MaheshVermaandDr.RajivK.ChughdeliveredtheKeynoteaddressesduringtheConvention.Dr.UtpalMukherjeeconductedaCDEProgrammeOralMenifestationsofSystemicdiseasesatDurgapur.Dr.S.BarmanconductedaCDEProgrammeImplantologyforGeneralPractitionersatDurgapur.CDEProgramonSofttissueconsiderationsonImplantDentistrywasheldatADCRandRundertheaegisofIDADefenceBranchandsupportedbyICD.DGDSLt.Gen.VimalArorawasinstrumentalingettingtheprogrammeorganisedwhichwasattendedbytheOfcersoftheArmyDentalCorpseandcivilians.THEGLOBE201543JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists SectionReportsINDIASRILANKANEPALAnnualConvocationandAwardFunctionThe50thAnnualConvocationandAwardFunctionwasheldonthe21stDecember2014attheHotelLeMeridienNewDelhi.Dr.JosephKenneallyICDInternationalPresident2015wastheChiefGuestontheoccasion.TheprogramstartedwithDr.M.L.SoniorationandendedinthelateeveningwiththeglitteringConvocationandAwardCeremony.PresidentDr.AnilKohligavehiswelcomespeech.RegistrarDr.RajivChughsharedthevariousactivitiesbeingcarriedoutbytheSection.Dr.O.P.KharbandareadthecitationforthetwoMasterFellowsandintroducedthetwoHonoraryFellowsand35newFellows.Dr.A.KumarswamytookoverasPresident2015.Hegaveaninsighttotheprojectsinmindfortheyear.SectionFellowsintheNewsDr.MaheshVermaTheGovernmentofIndiaconferredPadmaShriuponMasterFellowDr.MaheshVerma.HetookoverasPresidentofIDAHeadOfce.Dr.AnilKohliawardedFellowshiptotheRoyalCollegeofSurgeonsGlasgowforthe2ndtimeDr.RajeshChandnaElectedVicePresidentInternationalCollegeofDentistsHeadOfceDr.U.S.KrishnaNayakappointedasDeanFacultyofDentalSciencesNITTEUniversityMangalore.AwardedBestDentistAwardandOutstandingProfessorAwardatthenationallevelbytheIndianOrthodonticSocietyDr.RajivK.ChughelectedPresidentElectIDADelhiStateBranchawardedBestClinician2014byHealTalkJournal.AttendingtheTheICDIndiaEveningLRDrs.AnilKohliMaheshVermaTinChunWongandRajivChugh.AboveICDPresidentJosephKenneallylightstheceremonialcandle.BelowFellowsofcersandguestswithournewSectionsFellows.TheICDIndiaEveningTheICDIndiaEveningwashostedbySectionVIduringtheFDI2014annualmeetingatDelhiNCR.TheeventwasattendedbymanynationalandinternationaldelegatesoftheFDI.ThehighlightoftheeveningwastheinductionoftheFDIInternationalPresidentDr.TinChunWongasFellowofICDbytheSectionVI.44JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015 EditorSetsuyaSuzukiPresidentsGreetingsKikuoKobayashiIwaselectedandassumedtobethePresidentoftheICDJapanSectionattheAnnualMeetingwhichwasheldinTokyoonMay242014.ThetermwilllastfortwoyearsuntiltheAnnualMeetingduetobeheldinMay2016.AttheConvocationandInductionCeremonyDr.WoongYangtheInternationalPresidentfromKoreathreemembersfromtheTaiwanSectiononememberfromtheMyanmarSectionandDr.JohnHintermantheSecretaryGeneralwereinattendanceandwarmlywatchedovertheCeremony.TheJapanSectionismanagedbythePresidentthreeVice-PresidentstheRegistrartheDeputyRegistrarandtheTreasurer.Itwillsoonbe60yearssincetheestablishmentoftheJapanSectionandatthistimeIhavebecomethe28thPresident.AssetoutbythefoundersoftheICDDr.LouisOttofyandDr.TsurukichiOkumurainaccordancewiththeConstitutionandBylawsoftheICDatthetimeofitsestablishmentPresidentKikuoKobayashi2015OfficersPresidentKikuoKobayashiPresidentElectMakotoKoitabashiVicePresidentsToshinobuSakumaMotokoSudaImm.PastPresidentYoshinoriSatohTreasurerTatsurouNegishiEditorSetsuyaSuzukiRegistrarTadashiMizutaniDeputyRegistrarKengoMaejimawithawarenessofbeingapartoftheinternationalorganizationIwillfulllmyresponsibilitiesandintendtofurtherdevelopthefulllingactivitiesoftheJapanSection.EveningPre-MeetingandWelcomePartyTheWelcomePartywasheldattheRoppongiHillsClubinTokyoRoppongiHillsonthenightofMay242014.ThePresidenttheVicePresidentandtheOfcersofJapanSectionattendedtheparty.WewerehonoredtohaveDr.WoongYangtheInternationalPresidentfromKoreaDr.JohnHintermanSecretaryGeneralfromtheUSDr.Ying-KweiTsengtheTaiwanPresidentDr.Yuh-YuanShiautheInternationalCouncilorDr.Jun-KuangWenCouncilorfromtheChineseTaipeiSectionandDr.TunTunThwetheRegistrarandInternationalCounciloroftheMyanmarSection.Thesesixspecialguestmemberswereinvitedfromfourcountries.Forty-twomembersintotalattendedtheparty.AfterthegreetingspeechesfromthePresidentoftheJapanSectionandtheInternationalPresidentDr.WoongYangtherewerefriendlydiscussionsbetweentheJapanSectionsofcersandoverseasguestsaboutvariousICDtopicsandmanagementatabuffetpartyuntillateatnight.45JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015THEGLOBE2015SectionVIIJAPANwww.icd-japan.gr.jp2015SectionOfcersLRSeatedDrs.MotokoSudaKikuoKobayashiToshinobuSakumaTatsurouNegishi.StandingDrs.TadashiMizutaniKengoMaejimanotpicturedDr.MakotoKoitabashi. MajorMeetingsTheICDInternationalCouncilMeetingAnnualMeetingandInductionBeforetheInductionCeremonytheInternationalCouncilMeetingandtheAnnualMeetingwereheldand31membersattended.Theresultoflastyearsbusinessoperationwaspresentedandapproved.ThisyearwillmarktheexpirationofthePresidentstwo-yeartermofservice.BecausetheJapanSectionisapublicservicecorporationanelectiontookplaceandanewpresidentandofcerswereelected.FormerPresidentElectKikuoKobayashiwasre-electedandbecamethePresidentfortwoyears.MakotoKoitabashiToshinobuSakumaandMotokoSudaassumedtheroleofVicePresident.Dr.MotokoSudaistherstfemaleVicePresidentintheJapanSection.InvitedOverseasStudentsEveryyeartheJapanSectioninvitesexchangestudentstotheInductionCeremony.ThisyearweinvitedtwostudentsfromMyanmaronefromMongoliaandonefromBangladesh.Dr.JohnHintermantheInternationalSecretaryGeneralandDr.Ying-KweiTsengthePresidentoftheChineseTaipeiSectionwerealsoinattendance.AttheexchangestudentorientationsthestudentsmadepresentationsonthesystemofeducationintheircountryandthethemeoftheresearchthattheyhavebeenworkingoninJapan.WelearnedthatinterestinglyinaMongolianfamilytheyaddthefathersnameinfrontofthegivennameandTHEGLOBE2015SectionReportsJAPANJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists46TheRelationshipBetweenJapanandAsianCountriesActivityofRegionalSectionsinJapanIntheJapaneseSectionwehavetheKansaibranchOsakatheChu-bubranchNagoyaandtheChu-gokuShikokubranchWestJapaninadditiontothemainbranchTokyo.TheAnnualMeetingandScienticLecturewasheldinNagoyaCityinFebruary2014.AtthescienticlectureDr.NagatoNatsumeanICDFellowgavethelecture.LeftDr.TadashiMizutanigreetstheICDRight2014InternationalPresidentWoongYang.Afriendlygreetingattheparty.togetherwithnewFellows.TheJapanSectioncontinuessharinginformationandcooperatingwithAsiancountriesandwearetiedtogetherrmlybybondsviaworkingtogetheratvariousevents.Dr.AkiraSendatheInternationalCouncilorattendedtheInductionCeremonyoftheKoreanSectioninMay2014.Dr.KikuoKobayashithePresidentDr.TadashiMizutanitheRegistrarandDr.AkiraSendatheInternationalCouncilorattendedtheInductionCeremonyofChineseTaipeiinJune2014.TheobjectiveoftheICDestablishmentistodeepenrelationshipswithotherSectionsdentistsandcontributetotheadvancementoftheprofessionofdentistrybyfosteringthegrowthanddiffusionofdentalknowledgethroughouttheworldwidecommunity.ThecelebrationoftheInductionCeremonywasheldinMay2014inTokyo.Dr.WoongYangtheInternationalPresidentandDr.YoshinoriSatohthePresidentoftheJapanSectiontookmemorialphotos lastname.Aftertheorientationthestudentswereinvitedtothewelcomereception.AnnualMeetingandInductionCeremonyAnnualMeetingandInductionCeremonywasheldatArkhillsClubinRoppongiTokyoonMay252014.Thisyearwehad12newFellows.Dr.WoongYangtheInternationalPresidentmadeaninspiringspeechtotheFellowsandattendees.SpecialLectureDr.YoshioUmedafromAkasakaSannouClinicgavealectureentitledHowtoenjoyandchoosewines.Awinestasteisacombinationofthetemperaturesoiltheeffortofpeopleandtheblessingoftheweather.AftertheInductionCeremonyaWelcome-Receptionwasheldand126membersattended.TunesoftheJapanesemusicwasplayedontheutewithdrumplayersandaJapaneseharpplayer.EverybodyenjoyedtheJapaneseculture.TheuteanddrumsetwhichwereusedarecalledKotekiandweremade600yearsago.SurprisinglytheKotekiisaninstrumentonlytiedwithstrings.LeftNewFellowsholdingthecertication.CenterDr.YoshioUmedadeliveringhislecture.RightGuestsenjoyfoodandamencodancingattheYear-EndMeetingheldattheImperialHotelTokyo.AftertheAnnualMeetingandthepartythechainwhichisthesymboloftheICDJapanSectionwaspassedfromDr.SatohwhohadbeenthePresidentfortwoyearstoDr.KobayashithenewPresidentandwasplacedaroundhisneck.43rdWinterScientificMeetingTheWinterScienticMeetingwasheldattheImperialHotelinTokyoCityonDec.72013.Thelectureswereperformedbythreeprominentdentists.Dr.HiroshiNakamuraProfessoroftheDepartmentofDentistryinAichiUniversityspokeaboutThedentaltreatmentbeingaimedforinprecisionclinicalroutines.SecondlyDr.MasahiroTaguchisthemewasHowtosterilizedentalappliancesforsuccessindentaltreatments.ThesetopicshavereceivedattentioninJapansnewsmediaalongwiththesterilizingofdentalmedicaltreatmentappliancesespeciallyturbines.LastlyDr.TadashiMizutanipresentedonthethemeoftheMizutaniMethodofSupportingPrecisioninDentalTreatment.Hislecturedescribednelythecontentsofhistreatiseaboutapicalforamen.Year-EndMeetingTheYear-EndMeetingwasheldatthesameplaceastheWinterScienticMeeting.Dr.TakanoriSuzukiPeriodontologyandImplantDentistryatNewYorkUniversitypresentedthespeciallectureDifferencesindentaltreatmentbetweenJapanandUS.Hetalkedaboutdifferencesinthemedicalsystemsofbothcountries.AtthepartyfortheYear-EndMeetingashowofamencodancingtookplace.TheperformancewascalledInspiredbySpainandwasledbyKaoruHaeno.AftertheexoticdancethepartywasstartedwithagreetingfromPresidentYoshinoriSatoh.Guestsenjoyedmakingfriendsanddrinkingsake.THEGLOBE201547JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsJAPANFromtheEditorSetsuyaSuzukiTheJournalof2014InternationalCollegeofDentistsJapanSectionwillbepublished.Keepinginmindtherevitalizationofdentaltreatment.WeusethethemeofDentaltreatment20yearsfromnowforthisissueofmagazine.ICDJhomepageisathttpwww.icd-Japan.gr.jp. DavidThomson2012PresidentPresidentJackieRobinson2015OfficersPresidentJackieRobinsonPastPresidentDavidomsonVicePresidentDavidCrumRegistrarTomTsengTreasurerJohnOwenAMEditorJennySmythAMEditorJennySmythPresidentsGreetingJackieRobinsonAsIwritethismessageIamreectingontheincredibleyearthat2014wasforSectionVIIIaswecelebratedthe50thanniversaryofourSectioninSydneyAustraliainOctober.TheCouncilmeetinginSydneythe50thanniversaryinductionanddinnerandtheYoungLeadersProgramwerecertainlyextraordinaryeventsappropriatetoacknowledgingour50yearhistory.Butthepast12monthshavebeenmuchmore.BehindthescenesthisBoardhascollectivelyforgedtheSectionaheadinnumerouswaysthatareyettobefullyappreciated.Theactivitiesareaculminationofdiscussionsandideaswhichhavetakenshapeoverthepastfewyears.InMarch2014theBoardhelditsrsteverstrategicplanningsession.ThisexerciseiscriticaltogivefocusandmeaningtotheideasandactivitiesoftheSection.ThestrategicplanwillbenalisedwhentheBoardmeetsagaininMarch2015.Signicantlyin2014SectionVIIIgainedasecondpositionontheInternationalCouncil.OurInternationalCouncilorsince2008SectionVIIIAUSTRALASIAwww.icdsectionviii.orgOctober2014LRTomTsengCliveRossCNZMSecretaryGeneralJackHintermanJackieRobinsonRickSawersPresidentJosephKenneallyKeithWatkinsDavidCrumJennySmythAMJohnOwenAM.CliveRossCNZMhasinuencedthedirectionofICDatbothlocalandinternationallevels.ClivehasgiveninvaluableinsightsintothecontextofICDinternationallywhichguideourstrategicthinking.DentallyrelatedhumanitarianprojectsareofcorevaluetoICD.In2014SectionVIIIgrantsfordentallyrelatedhumanitarianprojectsreachednewlevelswithcloseto40000beingallocatedinnancialsupport.ThislevelofsupportismadepossibleonlythoughthegenerosityofSectionVIIIFellowswhomakedonationswiththeirannualFellowshiprenewalpayments.InadditiontheleadershipofSectionVIIIFellowsinprojectsthroughouttheworldisincredible.OnlyafractionoftheprojectsledbySectionVIIIFellowsreceivenancialsupportfromtheSection.CongratulationstoPetrinaBowdenwhoseworkinCambodiaisproledintheImpactsectionofthiseditionofTHEGLOBE.QuietlybehindthescenestheSectionVIIIEditorJennySmythAMhastakentheSectionVIIInewslettertonewheightsin2014.TheSectionVIIIAdminOfcerDr.RonRobinsonhassteadfastlyimprovedwebsitecontentandadministrativefunctionsoverthepast12months.SectionVIIIcontinuestogrowmodestly3comparedtothistimelastyear.IbelievethisisareectionoftheworkdonebytheBoardbehindthescenesaswellastheworkdoneatCouncilleveltomakeICDFellowshipmeaningfulwithintheeverchangingenvironmentofthedentalprofession.2014wasindeedamostsignicantyearforSectionVIII48JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists MasterandHonoraryLifeMembersValeFellowsSadlyanumberofSectionVIIIFellowshavepassedawaysincethelasteditionofTHEGLOBEJohnBergmanVICPeterHootonNSWJulesKeiserNZandCharlesSavageNSW.SectionVIIIlosttwoPastPresidentsinrapidsuccessionin2014SpryosHalikisAMWAandEmeritusProfessorKennethSutherlandAMWA.TributestoDr.HalikisAMandProfessorKennethSutherlandAMcanbefoundontheSectionwebsitewww.icdsectionviii.org.ProjectsSupportedbySectionVIIISectionVIIIFellowscontinuetogenerouslysupportoralhealthprojectsinunderservedcommunitieswithinourregionbydonatingwiththeirmembershiprenewals.Fellowsdonatedalmost12000towardsoralhealthprojectswiththeir2013membershiprenewals.AtthistimeSectionVIIIissupportingtheprojectslistedbelow.KimberleyDentalTeamJohnOwenCommunityOutreachDentalProgramUniversityofAdelaideSmilesforthePacicDentalPrograminFijiJonathanColeADRFIanMyersNZDRFJohnBoyensOralHealthProjectsinCambodiaCallumDurwardSchoolOralHealthDemonstrationProjectinTimorLesteCallumDurwardNepalThattendandeVillageSchoolProgramSandraMeihubersVietnamLongTanPreschoolChildrenandOralHealthEducationColinTwelftreeMLopPatangPrograminCambodiaPetrinaBowdenReportsontheseprojectscanbefoundintheSectionVIIINovember2014newsletterwhichispostedontheSectionwebsitehttpwww.icdsectionviii.org.Dr.SydDobbinAMNSWistheonlycurrentMasterinSectionVIII.TheeightHonoraryLifeMembersofourSectionareDrs.RobertButlerVICDickCookAMWASydDobbinAMNSWTheHonourableDerekFreemanAMNSWW.DonaldHeffronCBENSWPeterNobletAMSALPeterRyanOAMQLDandTomSpeedNewZealand.CongratulationstoournewestHonoraryLifeMembers-Drs.RobertButlerVICDickCookAMWAandPeterNobletAMSA.HonoraryLifeMembershipwasconferredinSydneyinOctober2014aspartofthe50thanniversarycelebrationsoftheSection.PeterNobletwasnotabletoattend.49JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015SectionReportsAUSTRALASIAAsofNovember2014theAustralasianSectionoftheInternationalCollegeofDentistshadatotalmembershipof630comprisedofActiveMembers540LifeMembers78HonoraryLifeMembers8MasterandHonoraryLifeMember1HonoraryMembers4AgeDistributionBornin1920s274Bornin1930s6010Bornin1940s14924Bornin1950s22536Bornin1960s12520553membersliveinAustraliaand64liveinNewZealand.OthermembersofSectionVIIIhavespreadtoothercountrieswithFellowsnowlivinginCambodiaEritreaFijiMalaysiaNorthernIrelandSingaporeSouthAfricaStateofQatarandtheUnitedStates.MembershipStatsforSectionVIIIFutureSectionVIIIInductionsFriday27March2015inBrisbaneQLDAustraliaFriday21August2015inAucklandNewZealandAugust2016NewZealandMarch2017AdelaideSAAustraliaHonoraryLifeMembersRobertButlerandDickCook.Bornin1970s345Bornin1980s10UnknownDOB91GenderDistributionFemale10016Male53084 JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE201550SectionReportsAUSTRALASIAprogramwastoguideSectionVIIIinfosteringleadershipforthefutureofthedentalprofessioninourregion.ThesessionwasattendedbyinvitedyoungdentistssponsoredbytheNewZealandandAustralianDentalAssociation.AlsoinattendancewereICDBoardmembersCouncillorsNZDAADAExecutivemembersandCouncilors.JournalistJulieMcCrossinfacilitatedthesession.BriefpresentationsaimedatstimulatingdiscussionweregivenbyProf.PhillipDowellICDPresidentElectDr.JackHintermanICDSecretaryGeneralDr.DovSydneyICDEditorandDirectorofCommunications.ForafullreportontheYoungLeadersPrograminSydneyvisitthewebsitehttpicdsectionviii.organdtheNovember2014editionoftheSectionnewsletterwhichispostedonthewebsite.SectionVIII50thAnniversaryCelebrationsTheAustralasianSectionoftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsICDwasofciallyinauguratedattheADACongressinPerthinMay1964.TheSectioncelebratedits50thanniversaryinSydneyinOctober2014.The50thanniversarycelebrationsculminatedwithaninductionceremonyandgaladinnerheldinthegrandballroomoftheShangri-LaHotelonSaturdayeveningOctober25.Thereweremorethan300Fellowsandguestsinattendance.FellowsfromNewZealandfromeverystateandterritoryinAustraliaandfromSingaporetravelledtoSydneyfortheoccasion.WewerealsohonouredtohavemanyrepresentativesfromtheInternationalCouncilwithusontheevening.SectionVIIIPresidentDr.JackieRobinsonwelcomedeveryoneandnotedthebroadspectrumrepresentedbythoseinattendancefromTheHonorableDr.DerekFreemanwhowasinductedin1964attherstSectionVIIIinductionceremonyinPerthtoinvitedyoungdentistsfromNewZealandandAustralia.InternationalPresidentDr.JosephKenneallyaddressedtheaudienceandpresentedtheSectionwithcommemorativepostersofthe50thanniversary.DinnercommencedwithatoasttoSectionVIIIbyICDSecretary-GeneralDr.JackHinterman.Forafullreportonthe50thanniversaryinductionceremonyanddinnervisitthewebsiteandtheNovember2014editionoftheSectionnewsletter.YoungLeadersProgramAspartofthe50thanniversaryeventsSectionVIIIhostedaYoungLeadersProgramBoardmembersDavidCrumandCliveRossCNZMofNewZealandorganisedtheprogram.TheaimoftheTherewere59newFellowsinductedinSydneyon25October2014aspartofthe50thanniversarycelebrationsofSectionVIII.ThiswasthelargestinductionceremonyintheSections50yearhistoryanditisttingthatsomanynewFellowselectedtobeinductedaspartofthisspecialoccasion.ThenamesofthenewFellowsandafullreportonthe50thanniversaryinductionceremonyanddinnercanbefoundonthewebsitehttpicdsectionviii.organdtheNovember2014editionoftheSectionnewsletterwhichispostedonthewebsite.2014FellowshipClassInductedinSydney THEGLOBE201551JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsEditorElizabethCarrascoPresidentsGreetingElaineP.DelRosarioOnbehalfofourFellowsIcongratulatetheICDOfcersof2015.Thenewyearpromisestobeanotherexcitingyearforallofus.Therearecountlessopportunitiestoserve.Withthesincereandjoyfulheartsofourmembershipthereisnotasktoogreat.Webeginthistermwiththe48thAnnualConvocationandBanquettobeheldonJan.252015at2PMatTheMarcoPoloHotelOrtigas.TheICDPhilippinesSectionhadprojectsthroughtheyearswhichservedtheprofessionthroughtheFacultyDevelopmentProgramPresidentElaineP.DelRosario2015OfficersPresidentElaineP.DelRosarioPresidentElectVivianGabaldonVicePresidentMa.LizaC.CentenoSecretaryAimeeJ.Yang-CoTreasurerFidelS.BondocAuditorCeciliaT.DiegoPROIluminadaL.ViloriaDirectorsPreciosaL.TanagonBGENReynaldoC.TorresIPPExOcioJosephP.MacasirayEditorElizabethC.CarrascoStudentLeadershipProgramtheTreeandMangrovePlantingandDentalEducationandServices.InadditionthisyearweplantoembarkonEducationonWasteManagementFeedingProgramandEducationonProperNutritionfortheunderprivilegedcommunities.TheseactivitiesmayseemoverwhelmingbutweknowwhomakesupourCollege.LetuslivebythedictumTowhommuchisgivenmuchisexpected.Withall20SectionsofICDservinghumanityindifferentwayscumulativelywecontinuetomakethefuturebetter.AMessagefromOurPastPresidentJosephP.MacasirayItisnotoftenthatwearegiventheopportunitytogivebacktothedentalcommunityandtothepublicthecountlessbenetsandblessingswehavereceivedfromthepracticeofdentistry.FormeamostvaluedandwelcomeopportunitytoservecamewithmyassumptionofthepresidencyoftheICD.Ithasbeenachallengingbutrewardingyear.WiththerobustandunstintingsupportoftheICDFellowswemetthechallengesheadon.Weconducteddentalservicesincludingdentaleducationtothelessfortunatemembersofourcommunity.Wepursuedthetreeplantingprograminitiatedandconductedinpreviousyears.SpecicallyweparticipatedinexpandingmangroveareasinPalawanandQuezon.SectionIXPHILIPPINESwww.icd-philippines.orgThereisasenseofaccomplishmentinthisworthwhileactivityasyouforeseethebenettothenextgeneration.AspartofoureducationaloutreachprogramwegavescholarshipstofourdeservingdentalstudentsfromdifferentschoolsinLuzonVisayasandMindanao.Wealsocontinuedwiththefacultydevelopmentprogramforthedentalteachersfromalloverthecountry.AlsoaspartofthisprogramwewillholdtheStudentsleadershipprogramtopreparethemforleadershiprolesintheindustry.AtthispointIwouldliketoextendmydeepestappreciationtothebenefactorsICDOfcersandeverybodywhoinonewayoranothercontributedtoaveryrewardingyear.MabuhayTHEGLOBE2015 The47thAnnualConvocationandBanquetThe47thAnnualConvocationandBanquetsponsoredbytheUnitedLaboratoriesInc.whoforyearshassupportednumerousICDprojectswasheldJan.262014attheGrandBallroomoftheSolaireResortHotelinPasayCity.ItmarkedthebeginningofSectionIXPresidentJosephMacasiraystermwithnootherthanInternationalSecretaryGeneralJohnV.HintermaninattendanceasGuestofHonor.Therewere67Fellowsand10LifeFellowsinattendance.OnlythreenewFellowswereinductedintofellowship.Asumptuousdinnerandfellowshippartycappedthe47thAnnualConvocationandBanquetwithrafesprizesforallICDFellows.THEGLOBE201552JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsQuarterlyBusinessandScientificMeetingsAttheFirstQuarterBusinessandScienticMeetingtherewere56FellowsandveLifeFellowsinSectionReportsPHILIPPINESAllsmilesduringtheICDPhilippinesSectionIXactivities.FirstofcialfamilypictureofICDofcers2014attendance.Ms.ValerieCruz-Tapallaawell-knownPersonalityDevelopmentCoachandauthorofmanybookstalkedaboutEtiquetteandImageforProfessionals.AftertheBusinessMeetingandSeminarthersteverArtAuctionwasconductedwhichisafundraisingactivitywheretheproceedsbenettheICDscholarshipprogram.TheauctioncollectionincludedpaintingsmadeICDScholarshipProgramsMs.RichelleQuejanoafourth-yeardentistrystudentfromtheManilaCentralUniversitywasgrantedtheICDScholarshipAwardbyPresidentbytalentedICDFellowsandfromtheprivatecollectionofPresidentMacasiray.TheBBEranaMemorialLectureandtheSecondQuarterBusinessMeetingwasheldJuly232014.HonorableRannierF.ReyesChairmanProfessionalRegulationsCommission-BoardofDentistrytalkedabouttheimpactofthe2015ASEANMRAonthepracticeofdentistry.RegularBoardMeetingsAtotaloffourBoardMeetingswereheldduring2014.Plansforyearlyprogramsarediscussedthoroughlyduringthemeetings.MacasiraywithFellowMa.TeresaAmadorChairoftheICDScholarshipProgramwitnessedbytheDeanoftheMCUCollegeofDentistryFellowCristinaGarciaandtheICDFellows.ElectionofOfficersandNewFellowsTheThirdQuarterlyBusinessMeetingwasheldOct.152014.WhiletheFellowswerebusywiththeelectionsabazaarwasheldandforsaleweredifferentitemsownedbytheFellowsthemselves.TheorientationofthenewFellowsoccurredNov.192014. THEGLOBE201553JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsPHILIPPINESICDCommunityDevelopmentProgramsTherstICDCommunityDevelopmentProgramwasheldJune92014inPayatasQuezonCity.TheICDactivitiesincludemedicalconsultationoralhealtheduca-tiontoothextractionoralprophylaxisgroomingdistributionofbreadsetc.ThesecondactivitywasheldJuly17-232014inPuertoPrincesaCityPalawanPhilippines.Atthesametimeadentaloutreachprogramforthemarginalizedresidentsofthebarangaywasconducted.PresidentJosephMacasirayPastPresidentNormaTiuandotherOfcersplanted400MangroveSeedlingswhichprotecttheenvironmentandprovidesanctuaryforaquaticlife.BrigadierGeneralFellowReynaldoTorreswastheChairoftheICDCommunityDevelopmentandOutreachProgramfor2014.MobilizationaswellaslinkagesforactiveparticipationofothergroupswhosharethegoalsandobjectivesandcancontributetothisundertakingStatusOutputofthisactivitywasaTrainingModuleforhealthcarevolunteersatemplatethatcanaddressprimaryhealthcaredeliveryandhealthsystemsmanagementwithemphasisonoralhealthcarepromotionandearlyintervention.PartIICDGkBataanCommunityProgramOnSept.162009thedeedofdonationwassignedandformalturnoverritesofathree-hectarepropertyinBagacBataanbyFellowsFelipeGonzalesandPrimoGonzales.Onehectarewillbeallocatedfor100homesamulti-purposehallaschoolandamedicalanddentalclinicwhilethetworemaininghectareswilleachbeforlivelihoodandagriculture.StatusHoweverconcreteaccessroadshavestartedleadingtothehousingsiteadonationmadebythelocalgovernment.Soonwewillbereadyforconstructionof10housingunitsincludingamedicalanddentalfacility.PartIIIICDGkDentalClinicSet-UpandDentalOutreachProgramsDentalClinicset-upwillbeapriorityforeveryGKcommunitytobeabletosuccessfullycarryouttheclinicalobjectivesoftheprogram.StatusInOctober2010abrandnewdentalclinicset-upwasinstalledinTowervilleandBulacan.ActiveassessmentofdentalclinicsineveryGKcommunitywillbeconductedtoconrmavailability.Forexistingclinicsconditionswillbeevaluatedandupdated.DentaloutreachprogramswillcontinueinordertoserveandimprovetheoralhealthstatusoftheGKcommunities.WecontinuetopartnerwithlocaldentalchaptersspecialtygroupsandeventheAFPDental-ArmedForcesofthePhilippinesinordertoreinforceourcommitmenttowardsourclinicalobjectives.FacultyDevelopmentandScholarshipProgramsSectionIXconductsseminarstofacultymembersofdentalschoolstoenhancetheirteachingskillsandupdatethemonnewdevelopmentsindentalscienceandtechnology.Prof.DomenicT.ZeroofIndianaUniversityandDr.MelfordAtienzaconductedthetrainingprogram.AComprehensiveReportICDGKPartnershipHelpMakeADifferenceAndCreateABetterWorldForAllGawadKalingaGKisaprivatefoundationthathastakentheroleofbuildingcommunitiesindepressedareasandpresentsaviablesolutiontopovertynotjustinthePhilippinesbutaroundtheworld.Astrategyofmulti-sectorialpartnershipshasevolvedintoaglobalmovementwithover2000communitiesinthePhilippinesIndonesiaCambodiaandPapuaNewGuinea.PartIICDGkCommunityBasedOralHealthCareProgramThepartnershipfocusesoncapacityenhancementhealthcaredeliveryandhealthsystemsdevelopmentactivitiesfororalhealth.SpecicallythepartnershipinvolvesIdenticationandoralinventoryoftheGKsitesCapabilitybuildingforhealthcarevolunteersGKResidentsDevelopmentofacommunitybasedoralhealthcareprogram SectionReportsUSAJournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsPresidentAliAlEhaideb2015OfficersPresidentAliAlEhaidebPresidentEmeritusJosephW.TamariPresidentElectGeorgesTawilVicePresidentAishaSultanImmediatePastPresidentRiadBachoRegistrarNadimAbouJaoudeTreasurerIbrahimNassehDeputyTreasurerZouheirSalamounEditorCedricHaddadPresidentsGreetingAliAlEhaidebBeingthePresidentoftheMiddleEastSectionofthepreeminentinternationalhonorsocietyfordentistsgivesmeagreatsenseoffulllment.IamdeeplyhumbledandhonoredbythetrustthatthemembersbestoweduponmeandatthesametimethiswillbeachallengeformesinceIhavetocontinueandfurtheradvancetheachievementsofformerPresidentRiadBachowhowasveryactiveanddidagreatjobDr.BachoworkedtirelesslytopromotetheworkoftheSection.Iconveyourgratitudetohimforhisdedicatedservice.Iwishinparticulartothankhimforsettingthestageandhandingovertomeacompendiumofmajoractivitiesundertakeninthepastyears.Todaywearewitnessingthedevelopmentofdentaltechnologyatanincreasinglyrapidpace.Wealsonoticeagrowinginterestinsocietyindentistry.Thisshouldgiveusanopportunitytoformulateanagendathatwouldbringtangiblebenetsandcontributetoasustainabledevelopmentofoursocialandcommercialdimensions.HencepracticalandcontinuouseffortsofallICDmembersindeliveringitsmissionwouldgiveusgreathopeintherealizationofourvision.Thisisfurthermoretruewiththepresenceofsuccessfactorssuchassolidplanningandimplementationaswellastheinvolvementofallrelatedparties.Bylawsshouldalsobeimplemented.ItisnowourresponsibilitytoensuretheadequatemeansforthisimplementationthiswouldstrengthenpartnershipandcooperationamongstthemembersoftheRegion.InaworldwherethestrengthandimportanceoforganizationsaremeasuredbytheirgrowthandbenetstothemembersIbelievethatwiththecommitmentoftheofcersandmemberswewillachievealotoverthenextcomingmonthsforthebettermentoftheorganization.Letusseizethemomentwiththermbeliefthatabettertomorrowiswithinreach.SectionXMIDDLEEASTwww.icdme.comNewFellowsofSectionXfrontrowLRRegentSacyPresidentElectTawilPresidentAlEhaidebPastPresidentBachoRegentTurkistaniRegistrarAbouJaoude.BackrowLRFellowsSaidHalabiFadyelHageNicoleGehaNadaChedidAntoineBerberi.THEGLOBE201554 SectionReportsMIDDLEEASTRegistrarsReportNadimAbouJaoudetothehappytunesofaviolinplayer.TheSectionaimstoexpandtoallcountriesunderitsgovernance.Manydifcultiesstillneedtobesurpassed.TheplanistocreateanucleusofFellowsinonecountryatatimeaswasdoneinKSAtogrowandgainautonomy.InsomecountriesofbothDistrictsinstabilityisholdinguptheintroductionoftheCollegealthoughwearecontactedoftenbyinterestedcolleagues.WehopewithreturnofstabilitywewillbeabletoextendouractivitiestoalltheSectionscountries.oftheelderlypopulation.AsaresultoftheinterestarousedbythismeetingDistrict1decidedtoestablisharewardforoutstandingresearchonanyaspectoforalhealthinLebanon.TheMiddleEastSectionheldits24thAnnualScienticMeetinginBeirutLebanoninNovemberunderthetitleLongTermPredictabilityofDentalProcedures.ThescienticsessionstartedwithPresidentAliAl-Ehaidebsopeningaddressfollowedby11Fellowssharingtheirexperiencesandresults.AbanquetdinnerclosedthedayDuringtheyearDistrict1heldtwostudyclubs.InMarchthestudyclubmeetingcoincidedwithWorldOralHealthDayandwaswellattendedandhadasgueststhePresidentoftheDentalAssociationofNorthLebanontheDeanoftheLebaneseUniversitySchoolofDentistryandthePresidentoftheContinuingEducationCommitteeoftheLebaneseDentalAssociation.ThespeakersatthemeetingdiscussedoralhealthinLebanonthesocioeconomicstatusofdentistsaswellastheoralhealthTHEGLOBE201555JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsNewSlateofOfficersAnewslateofofcerswaselectedthisyearatameetinginBeirutinJanuary.TheelectionwasheldunderthesupervisionoftheSectionlawyeractinginhiscapacityasrepresentativeoftheLebaneseMinistryofInterior.ThehandingoverceremonytookplaceinDubaiUAEinFebruary.ThersttimesuchaceremonywasheldoutsideLebanon.Abanquetfollowed.TheeventwasorganizedbyDistrict2andsponsoredbyCAREandPlanningforHospitalsLtd.whorepresentLeftOfcersattheDubaimeetingLRRegentTurkistaniCouncilorHaddadPastPresidentBachoPresidentAlEhaidebTreasurerNassehandRegistrarAbouJaoude.TurkistaniCouncilorHaddadPastPresidentBachoPresidentAlEhaidebTreasurerNassehandRegistrarAbouJaoude.AttheBeirutmeetingLRPresidentElectTawilPresidentoftheLebaneseDentalAssociationDr.ElieMaaloufNabilBarakatPresidentAlEhaidebRoySabriEditorofDentalNewsTonyDeeb.PlanmecainSaudiArabia.ThemeetingwaswellattendedasitcoincidedwithDubaismegadentalmeetingAEEDC.SeveralFellowsfromDistrict1werespeakers.PresentalsowasMr.HeikkiKyostilaPresidentofPlanmecaandMrs.Kyostila.CouncilorHaddadbriefedtheofcersonimportantdecisionstakenduringtheInternationalCouncilsmeetinginSydney.OnthehumanitarianleveladonationwasmadebySectionPastPresidentGerryTabourianallowingtheDepartmentofOrthodonticsandDentofacialOrthopedicsattheAmericanUniversityofBeiruttoequipaconferenceroom.AsasequeltotheSectionsdistributionoftheOralLongevityDVDtheDepartmentofSeniorStudiesattheAmericanUniversityofBeirutCouncilorHaddadgavearequestedlecturetotheclassesontheimportanceofmaintainingahealthymouthforlife.AjointprojectisbeingconsideredwiththeKnightsofMaltatoofferthefreeplacementofdentalimplantsfortheunderprivileged. PresidentTaeSooRhee2015OfficersPresidentTaeSooRheePresidentElectHwanHoYeoVicePresidentsKyungSunKimJongGunnChoiCheolHoPaikYoungGukParkWooSeokMinMoonSungJangJustinC.LeeWonHeeYooKaaYeongKimRegistrarByungKeeChoiTreasurerMyungJinKimEditorMinJeongLeeEditorMinJeongLeePresidentsGreetingTaeSooRheeICDKoreaappointeditsnewexecutivecommitteemembersinSeoulClubin2014.TheeventwasattendedbyICDKoreasadvisersDr.WookHwanChoiProf.ChongYoulKimandDr.JaeYoungChung.OnthisdayIpresentedmyspeechsayingeverymemberofdentistryaswellastherestofoursocietyisessen-tialincreatingharmonyregardlessofsocialhierarchyandpersonalinterestsandineffectivelyaddressingchallengestoresolveconictsamongdifferentin-tereststhroughextensivecommunication.AlsoICDKoreaplanstohostatwo-dayworkshopatitsAcademyHouseinSeoulbetweenAugust23rdand24thwiththefollowingtopicsICDmembersleadershipExpandingandsupportingICDmembersvoluntaryservicedomesticallyandabroadAcademicinteractionbetweenmembersIalsobelievethatwemustbepreparedforthereunicationofKorea.Koreaoughttoachieveitsreunicationandthisdoesntseemtobefarfromnow.ProvidingoralcareforourKoreancitizensfromthenorthinthereuniedKoreawillbecomeapertinentissueforKoreandentists.TherearemanyNorthKoreandefectorsaswellasethnicKoreansfromYanbianresidinginSouthKoreacurrently.ItismybeliefthatweattheICDshouldtakemoreproactivemeasurestoreachouttoourfellowKoreansandtoprovidevoluntaryserviceforthem.Everylittlecausewillhelpthereunication.IwillservetoliveuptomyhigherstandardsofICDandwillachievehighermembership.SectionXIKOREAwww.icd-korea.orgInductionCeremonyDr.RheeTaeSoowassworninasICDKoreaPresident.WeatICDKoreaarehappyandhonoredtoreportthatvehumanitariannewmemberswereinductedasFellowsonMay172014.ICDKoreahaswelcomedDr.KwonKungRockDr.KimHeungJoongDr.RhyuInChulDr.RyuJaeJunandDr.LeeDaeHee.TheywereallrecognizedbythecommitteefortheiroutstandingcommitmenttoICDmottoforprofessionalachievementserviceanddedicationtoothers.Wearelookingforwardtotheseoutstandingmastercliniciansteachersandeducatorscontinuedservicetoothersinourcommunityandbeyondborders.Morethan50FellowsspousesandhonoredguestshavejoinedintocelebrateTHEGLOBE201556JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists RegistrarsReportTheYear-EndGalaGatheringCelebratingPresidentWoongYangsInauguralYear-endgaladinnerwasheldatSeoulClubwithover30membersandfamilyguestsgatheredtojoininonthefarewelltoyear2014.WealsohadtheopportunitytohonorandcelebratetheelectionofDr.WoongYangtothepresidencyoftheInternationalCouncil.ThehighestelectedofceintheCollege.Everyoneenjoyedthedinnerthecamaraderieandsocialevenswithallinagreementthatitwasagreattime.SectionReportsKOREAMonthlyLecturesFeatureaVarietyofSpeakersAteverylastTuesdayofthemonthguestspeakershavebeenpresentingvarioustopicsinclinicaldentistrybusinessmanagementhumanrelationsofcialdevelopmentassistanceODAanddentistryinNorthKorea.WefoundthesemonthlylectureserieshavebeenhelpingbettertocommunicateamongourmembersandpromoteICDtothegreaterprofessioninKorea.TheselecturesareopentoICDmembersandothersinthedentalprofession.theirinductionintoICDfellowship.SecretaryGeneralDr.JohnJackV.HintermanattendedandspokeofICDFellowsroleinagreatersocietybeyondourowntoreachouttotheneedy.OtherhonoredguestsincludedtheInternationalCouncilorofJapanDr.AkiraSendaandhiswifeandtheyjoinedandsharedthefestivemoments.WeextendourgreatgratitudefortheaboveguestsfortheirtimeandsupportforICDKorea.THEGLOBE201557JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsLeftSectionXIKoreainitiatedvenewFellowsintotheCollegeonMay172014.Theywereallrecognizedfortheiroutstandingcommitmenttoprofessionalachievementserviceanddedicationtoothers.TopleftLRSecretaryGeneralJohnHintermanInternationalPresidentWoongYangandKoreanPresidentTaeSooRheeduringtheSectionXIconvocationceremony.RighttopandbottomMorethan30FellowsandfamilymembersjoinedtogetherattheYear-EndGalaDinnerattheSeoulClubtobidfairwelltoyear2014andcongratulateDr.WoongYangonhisleadershipasPresidentoftheInternationalCouncil. PresidentYing-KweiTseng2015OfficersPresidentYing-KweiTsengPastPresidentWan-HongLanEditorHsin-ChengLiuTreasurerIng-HsiangLeeRegistrarHsin-ChengLiuEditorHsin-ChengLiuPresidentsGreetingYing-KweiTsengGreetingsandbestwishesforallFellows.TICDhasbeenperformingprogressivelyforthepastyear.WemadeahumanitarianmissiontoprovideoralexaminationandoralhygieneeducationtothevisuallyimpairedstudentsinHuemingSpecialSchoolco-hostedaforumwithICDJapanNagoyatoexchangeacademicexperienceinTaiwancontributedfundstotheTaiwanRootsMedicalCorpstohelpthetyphoonstrickenPhilippinesandheld2014TICDConvocationandInductioninTaipei.ThankyouallWelookforwardtoseeingyou2017inTaipei.Dr.TsengTICDPresidentgivingoralexaminationtoavisuallyimpairedschoolkidinHuemingSpecialSchool.FellowDr.Maleadinginductees.RegistrarsReportHsin-ChengLiuOnOctober8th2013Dr.Tsengtogetherwith10ICDFellowswentonamissiontotheHuemingSpecialSchoolinTaichung106milessouthofTaipeitogiveoralexaminationandoralhygieneeducationto200studentstheremostofwhomarenotonlyvisuallyimpairedbutalsohavemultipledisabilities.TheprincipleteachersandstudentsparentsofTheHuemingSpecialwereallgratefultoTICDmedicalservices.OnOctober262013Dr.SendaandnineJICDNagoyaFellowsewtoTaiwantopayavisitarrangedbyTICDtotheSchoolofDentistryNationalTaiwanUniversity.TICDalsoco-hostedaforumwithICDJapanNagoyatoexchangeacademicexperienceinTaiwan.BothTICDandJICDFellowslookforwardtomorevisitsandmeetingsinthefuture.RecoveryMissionOnNovember112013afterTyphoonHaiyansweptacrossthePhilippinesVolunteerFellowsoftheTICDMedicalTeaminHMSpecialSchool.JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE201558SectionXIICHINESETAIPEI LeftDr.WoongYangInternationalPresidentaddressingtheaudienceduringtheSectionXIIconvocationceremony.RightTICDandJICDNagoyaco-hostingaforumtosharehumanitarianserviceexperience.Dr.TsengcappingInducteeDr.Chen.AllTICDandICDFellowsattendingTICDCeremony2014.leavinghundredsdeadandthousandshomelessTICDdonatedUS2000totheTaiwanRootsMedicalCorpswhosedirectorisTICDFellowDr.Chi-ChunLiutohelpthedevastatedcountry.AhealthteamofdoctorsdentistsandnursessetouttothePhilippinestoprovidemedicalassistancetothelocalsthenextdayfollowingthedestructionbyTyphoonHaiyan.2014Convocation2014InductionCeremonyoftheTaiwanSectionwashonoredandprivilegedtohaveDr.YangCollegePresidentDr.KobayashiPresidentofJapanSectionDr.SendaInternationalCouncilorofJapanSectionDr.LingHongRegentofKongandMacauandDr.LanhandDr.LanfellowsfromVietnamtocometoourAnnualConvocation.EightnewFellowswereinductedtoTICDandwitnessedbytheCollegePresidentFellowsabroadandfromislandwide.TheinductioncommencedwithFellowMaleadingtheinducteesintotheceremonyhall.Dr.TsengTICDPresidentaddressedinEnglishtowelcomeFellowsandguests.ICDPresidentDr.YangalsomadeaspeechtohighlighttheimportanceofbeinganICDFellow.AftertheopeningspeechesDr.Chengpledgedsolemnlyforall2014inducteestobecommittedtoTICDgoals.AfterthePledgeDr.TsengmovedtasselsDr.YangawardedcerticatesDr.LanpresentedlapelpinsDr.WenpresentedkeysDr.ChangaveICDcapsandDr.Shiaupinnedbadgesforeach2014inductee.TICDbylawsrequirestrictlythatInducteebepresentintheinductionceremonytobeconferredthecerticateandFellowship.BanquetFestivitiesFollowingtheInductionCeremonyMr.ChuChiefDistrictProsecutorofTouyuangaveaspeechaboutCaseStudiesonMedicalLiabilityandPenaltiesinTaiwan.Thebanquetincludeddeliciousfoodnewineandaliveband.GuestsandFellowshadagreattime.ThebanquetculminatedwhenPresidentYangDr.SendaDr.TsengDr.LanDr.ShaiuandmanyFellowsalljumpeduptothestagetosingasong.AsthebanquetdrewclosetoendDr.TsengagainremindedeveryTICDFellowtobecommittedtoICDmottoRecognizingserviceandtheopportunitytoserve.THEGLOBE201559JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsCHINESETAIPEI PresidentXuedongZhou2015OfficersPresidentZhouXuedongPresidentElectZhangZhiyuanRegistrarChenQianmingTreasurerGongPingEditorHuTaoEditorHuTaoPresidentsGreetingXuedongZhouInOctoberProf.ZHOUXuedongCHENQianmingYELingandLINGYunfenghaveattendedtheBoardandDirectorsMeetingofInternationalChineseMusculoskeletalResearchSocietyICMRSinBaltimoreUSA.FICDProf.LINGYunfenghasbeenelectedasdirectorofICMRSMSCCommitteeandFICD.Prof.YELinghasbeenelectedasdirectorofICMRSYoungScholarsCommittee.Prof.YELingwasawardedScienceandTechnologyAwardforYoungTalentsofSichuanProvinceattheScienceandTechnologyMuseumofSichuanProvince.FICDProf.LINYunfengwasawardedScienceandTechnologyAwardforYoungTalentsofChinaatthegrandpeoplesconferencehallinBeijing.Thisisararedistinctionawardedtolessthan100youngscholarsacrossthecountryeverytwoyears.InMarch2014aterroristattackstrucktherailwaystationinKunming.FICDProf.TIANWeidongawell-knownexpertinoralandmaxillofacialsurgeryinChinaparticipatedinemergencytreatmentfortheinjuredvictimsattheFirstPeoplesHospitalofKunming.OtherFICDsatWestChinaHospitalofStomatologySichuanUniversityalsovolunteeredasmedicalbackup.InJulytheannualmeetingofCSACommitteeofPeriodonticswasheldinChangchun.ICDFellow-electProf.SHURonghasbeenelectedasthecommitteechair.ThispastAugusta6.5-magnitudeearthquakestrucktheLudiancountyofYunnanprovince.FICDDr.FANQunatSecondPeoplesHospitalofYunnanhasactivelyparticipatedintreatmentforearthquakevictims.JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE201560SectionXIIICHINAFICDProf.ZOUJing5thfromtherightrstrowgavea4-daycontinuingeducationlectureonpediatricdentistrytodentistsfrommanyprovincesincludingInternalMongoliaXinjiangYunnanetc. FICDProf.DINGYi1stfromrightparticipatedincommunityserviceinChengdubygivingfreedentalexaminationandconsultationtocitizens.Prof.WUYafeiandDINGYigavecontinuingeducationlecturesonnewtechnologyinperiodonticstodentistsfromacrossthecountry.FICDProf.SHIBingwasinvitedtobeavice-chairofOperationSmileChinaMedicalCouncil.FICDProf.ZHAOZhiheseventhfromtherightwaselectedasdirectorofthedentalcommit-teeofChengduMedicalAssociation.FICDProf.HUANGDingminghasbeenelectedasacommitteemember.InApriltheannualcouncilmeetingofIADRChinaDivisionwasheldinChengdu.FICDProf.ZHOUXuedongrstseatedonleftZHANGZhiyuanLITiejunJIANGXingquanattendedthemeeting.FICD.Prof.ZhoupassedherIADRChinaDivisionpresidencytoFICDZhang.InJuneMICDProf.QIUWeiliupartici-patedinPromot-inghumanhealthwelfareactivityinShanghai.Heofferedfreedentalconsultationex-aminationandoralhygieneinstructionforcitizensinthecommunity.The2014IADRannualmeetingwasheldinSouthAfrica.FICDProf.ZHANGZhiyuanandJIANGXingquanfarleftattendedtheIADRinternationalcouncilmeetingrepresentingIADRChinaDivision.THEGLOBE201561JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsCHINA EditorKyawSeinPresidentsGreetingChoSittIthasbeenamassiveprivilegetoserveconscientiouslyasPresidentoftheMyanmarSectionforthisnotableveyearsduration.WiththeremarkableandtremendoussupportfromofcersandmembersICDMyanmarSectionhasexperiencedastonishingexpansioninmembershipsrenderingincrediblestrengthsforthesectionsmajoraimsandobjectivestheContinuingDentalEducationProgramsandHumanitarianProjects.Inadditionitcanclearlybeseenthatthesubstantialsuccessofcharityworksfordentalcarecouldnotbeplausiblewithouttheharmoniouseffortsofthemembers.AsforthefuturemoreandmoreenthusiasticdentistswillbeselectedforthebettermentofMyanmarICDSectionintermsoforganizationaldevelopmentandcontinuity.MoreimportantlywithanimmenseendeavortheteamwillseekopportunitiestoprovidefreeintensivedentalcareinlessfortunateremoteSectionXIVMyanmarheldtheirannualinductionceremonyintheChatriumHotelofYangonMyanmarinJanuary2014.JapanSectionPresidentYoshinoriSatoh3rdfromrightandinternationalguestswereinattendance.areasundoubtedlymitigatingtheiroralhealthproblemsandpreventingundesirableconsequencesofpoororalhygiene.IdobelievethatthingsthathavebeendonewillbecomeastrongfoundationforthenextgenerationsofICDMyanmarSection.InductionCeremonyIn2014JanuaryinductionceremonywasheldinChatriumHotelYangon.Fellowswereinducted.WewereveryproudtoconductthisoccasionandgreatlyhonoredbyJapanSectionPresidentProfessorYoshinoriSatohandinternationalguestswhoattendedourinductionceremony.Theinductionceremonyisthegreatoccasioninourprofessionshowingthestatusandqualityoftheorganization.YearafteryearmoreandmorequaliedandoutstandingdentistsbecomeFellowsofourorganization.Nowwehavealltogether179Fellows.Incoming2015wehaveselected12outstandingdentiststobeourFellows.PresidentChoSitt2015OfficersPresidentChoSittVicePresidentMyoantRegistrarTunTunweTreasurerMyatZawKoeEditorKyawSein62JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsTHEGLOBE2015SectionXIVMYANMARwww.icdmyanmar.org ActivitiesandProjectsIwouldliketomentionsomeactivitiesoftheyearsacitivitiesunderthenameofInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionXIVMyanmar.MyanmarSectionperformedHumanitarianProjectatJunctionCenterin20thMarch2014WorldOralHealthDayprovidingtoothbrushesandtoothpastetothechildren.DemonstratingtoothbrushingtechniqueandOralhealtheducationtothepublicandalsoshowingpostersPlanforFreeDentalTreatmentTripICDPresidentGolfTournamentCupAftertheinductionceremonytheparticipantsgatheredforthetraditionalgaladinnerheldinChatriumHotelBallroomYangon.DuringtheSectionXIVinductionceremonyinYangon13newFellowswereinducted.BelowPresidentChoSittaddressingtheaudience.SectionPublicationandWebpageThe5thpublicationoftheJournalofInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionXIVMyanmarwasissuedinJanuary2014.OurSectionwww.icdmyanmar.orgwebsiteiswellfunctioningandlinkedwiththemainwebsitewww.icd.org.LastIwouldliketogivespecialthankstoourofcersandactiveFellowswhoparticipateinourSectionactivitiestobecomewellorganizedandfunctioningSection.THEGLOBE201563JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsMYANMAR RegistrarJohnV.Hinterman2015OfficersRegistrarJohnV.HintermanRegentsJohnYuKongLingHongKongTinCockPhuaSingaporeHamidAdeli-NadjaIranLeDucLahnVietnamChristopherOgunsaluCaribbeanKimChuanHowMalaysiaEbenezerA.NyakoGhanaPankajPatelKenyaBazarAmarsaikhanMongoliaHong-SomethCambodiaArshadMahmoodMalikPakistanMd.JahangirKabirBangladeshTheyear2014enjoyedahighenergystart.ItwillbehardtotoptheburstofactivityICDexperiencedinJanuary2014withInitiationCeremoniesinthenorthernCaribbeanJamaicaNigeriaandMalaysiawelcomingover60newFellows.CeremonieslaterintheyearincludedRegion30Iran.ThenewbrightstarthataroseforSectionXXthisyearwastheresurgenceofICDPakistan.Alltoldthereweremorethan100newFellowsgainedin2014.ThismakesSectionXXthefthlargestof15ICDSections.RegionReorganizationIhaveproposedrealignmentofseveralICDRegionsbasedonexistingcircumstancesinvariouscountriesthroughouttheworld.CulturalinuencesandgovernmentalallianceschangeovertheyearsandICDisbetterpositionedwhensimilarlyaligned.SmallerinSizeTwocountriesBangladeshandSriLankaareunderconsiderationforremovalfromexistingSectionorRegionalignmentandforreconstitutionasfreestandingRegions.BotharelocatedgreatdistancesfrompresentregionalheadquarterswhichpresentsaburdenonFellowstoparticipatefullyinmeetingsandevents.Thistrendmaycontinueelsewhereifsuccessful.SectionXXRetentionASeriousConcernWhileenthusiasmforthehonorofICDfellowshipiscommonplacemaintainingongoingfellowshipisaproblemofconsiderableconcerninSectionXX.Itmaybeaculturaltraitformanytoseefellowshipasaonetimeawardtobeproudofbutnottobemaintainedwithongoingduessupport.ConsiderRegion25Singapore20FellowsinGoodStandingand99InactiveFellows.RegentsarenowinstructedtomoreaccuratelydescribethetruenatureofICDfellowshiptocandidatesandtoseekoutthosewithlongtermpotential.FromInactivetoActiveRegionsFormanyRegionstheoccasionalinitiationceremonyhashistoricallybeentheonlyICDeventoffered.TodaysRegionsarerequiredtohaveanannualmeetingoftheFellowsaninitiationceremonyeverytwoyearsandJohnV.HintermanRegistrarRegistrarsReportFiveSectionXXRegentsandotherofcersfromSouthEastAsianationsformedanICDAsiataskforceforongoingcollaborationandprogressduringthejointmeetinginKualaLumpurMalaysia.THEGLOBE2015JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists64SectionXXREGIONSwww.icd.org tosupportaprojectalignedwithICDgoals.Thishasnotbeenaneasyconcepttointroduce.InactivityispreferredbymanybecauseFellowsareoftencontenttosimplyacceptthehonoroffellowship.HoweveractivismbyICDRegionsisbeingrequiredbecauseitiskeyfortheCollegetoappealtoyoungerqualieddentistswhoareneededforourfuturesuccess.ModernizedAdministrationSeveralstepshavebeentakentomodernizeandlessentheburdenofadministeringthewidely-spreadRegions.Anall-electronicSectionXXCandidateInformationFormCIFisusedtomanagecandidateinformationfromaroundtheworld.TheICDMemberManagementSystemMMSdatabaseelectronicallybillsFellowsIntroducingtheICDCouncilorforAfricaDr.PankajPatelAdiplomatoftheFacultyofGeneralDentalPracticeUKtheRoyalCollegeofSurgeonsofEnglandDr.PankajPatelhasbeenaFellowoftheICDsince2001andanICDRegentforSectionXXRegion35EastAfricasince2013when30newFellowswereinductedatacolorfulconvocationceremonyinMombasaKenya.Dr.PatelcurrentlyrunsaverybusyupmarketprivatepracticeintheNairobiHospitalandhascontributedavastamountofhistimeandexpertisetoactivelyaidinthedevelopmentofdentistryinKenyaaswellasadmirablyparticipatesinshapingcontinuingeducationintheprofession.HeismarriedtoNiraalsoadentistandtheyhavetwochildrenSachinActuarialScienceandRoochiDentist.ItiswithgreathonorandpridethatIacceptthenominationtobeaCounciloroftheCollege.ThisprovidesmewithanopportunitytoworkinthefutureforthebettermentofICDintheyetvirginAfrica.notedDr.Patel.Region30Iran-TehranMay2014theirduesstatementswhichallowsthemtocompletepaymentsonlineusingcreditcards.Thesystemalsomanagesthevariousglobalcurrencydifferentialsweexperience.MyTravelsin2014AsRegistrarofSectionXXIvisitedthefollowingRegionsholdingbusinessmeetingswiththeleadersandofciatingatinitiationceremoniesfornewFellowsRegion34WestAfricaLagosNigeriaRegion33MalaysiaKualaLumpurandRegion32EnglishSpeakingCaribbeanIslandsJamaica.ResurgentPakistanRegion24PakistanAfghanistanisbeingrevitalizedbynewlyappointedRegentArshadMahmoodMalikanoralsurgeoninFaisalabadPakistan.Hehasassembledaninitiationclassof26qualieddentistsandhasactivelypursuedolderFellowswhosemembershiphaslapsed.TheRegionhasbeendormantformanyyearsandthisrushofenthusiasmweareexperiencingisremarkable.SouthEastAsiaRegionsReorganizedAnoccasionofspecialimportancetotheCollegewasthejointmeetingarrangedbyCouncilorK.C.HowinKualaLumpurMalaysiaJan.232014.FiveICDRegentsandotherofcersfromSouthEastAsianationsallappointedwithinthelasttwoyearsformedanICDAsiataskforceforongoingcollaborationandprogress.ThiscontinuesthereorganizationofSectionXXsAsiaSectorandpositionstheCollegeforabrightfuturethere.RegentMalikTHEGLOBE201565JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsREGIONS MusomaTanzaniaSince2002ICDFellowManyVassantMBEDentalSurgeonLondonUKhassupportedtwoexistingcharitiesTheLakeVictoriaDisabilityCentreandGoMakeaDifferenceinTanzania.TravelingfromLondonannuallyheprovideshumanitariandentalcareservicesandraisesfundsfortheseorganizations.SinceTanzaniagaineditsindependencein1960povertyinMusomaisrifewithahugeunemploymentrateandsome13percentofthepopulationisdisabled.Thecombinedcharitiessupportthepopulationwithawidescopeofhumanservices.Startingin2015dentistsfromtheUKinpartnershipwithAberdeenUniversityScotlandwillrunadentalcampparallelwithotherprogramsinplace.KikuyuKenyaAmoderndentalclinicattachedtothelocalhospitalwasbuiltandisbeingsustainedbynancialassistancefromtheICDSectionIICDFellowsatWorkinEastAfricaRegion33Malaysia-KualaLumpurJanuary2014USAFoundationtogetherwiththepersonaleffortsofICDFellowWilliamHunterUSA.OncebuilttheKenyangovernmentstaffssuchfacilitieswithresidentlocaldentists.In2013theclinicdirectorDr.JohnsonWambugubecameanICDFellowandnowcoordinatesoffshoreaidfromtheseandothersources.Dr.Wambugureportsasteadyowofforeigndentistswhovisittheclinicforshort-termmissiontripsthusexpandingitsservicecapacity.ChogoriaKenyaNewin2014thisclinicsoperationsaresimilartoKikuyuwithcombinedsupportoftheUSAICDFoundationandUSAfaith-basedcommunitiesPresbyterianChurchaswellascoordinationwithDr.Hunter.Medicalanddentalcampswereheldinconjunctionwiththeestablishedclinicalfacilitiesbyforeigndentistsvisitingandhealthaidworkersvisitingasshort-termhealthcaremissionaries.Thisvolunteerismallowsthereachoftheclinictobeexpanded.MeruKenyaSoontoemergefromthedrawingboardthisfacilityisthemissionofICDFellowSuhilKapillaUSA.Dr.KapillaisChairmanofOrthodonticsandPediatricDentistryattheUniversityofMichigan.UMdentalstudentshavetraveledtoMeruinrecentyearstoperformprojectsrelatedtoneedsassessmentaswellaspreventiveeducationinadvanceofconstruction.Theclinicwillbeassociatedwiththelocalhospital.Thisprojectisalsobeingdesignedtoeventuallyincludetheestablishmentofadentalschoolwithinthehospitalsetting.ICDGlobalVisionaryFundAlthoughverynewin2014theICDsinternationalcharitablefundwasabletomakenancialcontributionstotheKikuyuDentalClinic.TheFundalsomadecontributionsofdentalsuppliesandequipmenttodentalcampsattheChogoriasitethroughitscollaborationwithHenryScheinCares.Region32Caribbean-MontegoBayJamaicaJanuary2014Region34WestAfrica-LagosNigeriaJanuary2014THEGLOBE201566JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentistsSectionReportsREGIONS Overthecenturiesthedentalprofessionhaswitnessedongoingtechnologicalresearchandprogressinthedevelopmentofdentalsciencetechniquesequipmentandinstrumentation.Ourpredecessorscouldnothaveimaginedtheprocedureswenowhaveavailableinthe21stcentury.Wearelivingintheeraofthemodernimplantsandmanyothernewandinnovativemethodsarebeingdevelopedregularlyandarebeingutilizedinourpracticesdaily.Theseadvanceshowevermainlybenetthoseinthehighsocioeconomicstatusandmiddle-incomepopulationgroupsinmostlargecities.Meanwhileinothercommunitiestheprevalenceofdebilitatingoralconditionsissoaringintheabsenceofadequatesocialservicesandprograms.Thereareconstantreportshighlightingtheexistenceofinhumaneconditionsandmanypeopleoftenhavelittletoeatsometimesinareasnotthatfarfromwhereweliveandwork.Knowledgeandscienceareuniversalprivilegesthatmustbemadeavailabletoallwhoneedthemregardlessoftheireconomiccapacity.TheICDasbothasocialandphilanthropicorganizationmustprovidethesolutioninkeepingwiththemottothatemphasizesservice.WithinourICDwehavemanyFellowswithanaltruisticspiritwhovoluntarilytraveltoremotelocationsinvolvingpersonalhardshipandpoorconditions.WehavetoconsiderhoweverthatthereismuchneedforthecontributionsofourorganizationandtheFellowsthatsupportitnotfarfromourdentalofces.Yesquitenear.Weallknowofsegmentsofourcommunitieswhoarealsoindesperateneedofourservices.WehavetoaskourselvesWhatcanIdoorwhatamIdoingtohelpthesepeopleourneighborsWehavetothinkeachaccordingtohisherownabilityhowwecanofferourprofessionalservicestoourowncommunities.Itisnotnecessarythatwealwayshavetotraveltofarawayplaces.OfcoursethisisnottodiminishtheimportantworkofourcolleagueswhodosowithgreatcommitmentandhumanismcarryingwiththemtheICDspirittodevelopingcountries.Therearehowevermanyopportunitiestoparticipateinalreadyexistingprogramsandevenjoinlikeorganizationswhoareprovidingvoluntaryprofessionalservices.Manyofthemhaveyearsofprovenhumanitarianservicesandcanbereachedbyacarridefromourhomes.WeshouldbethinkingMyprofessionalcareerhasgivenmeandmyfamilysomuchincludingtheenhancedstatusofmylife.WhatcanIdotogivebackforsomanythingsIhavereceivedOurresponseshouldbeadecisiontoseekWhereandwhatcanwedotodeliverhelptothoseinneedandnotnecessarilyhowfarwemusttraveltomakeanimpact.Dr.ErnestoAcuaE.FICDFPFAFADIhasservedasInternationalPresidentoftheICDandthePierreFauchardAcademy.CharitybeginsathomeDr.ErnestoAcuaE.MexicoCityMexicoCOMMENTARYWehavemanyFellowswithanaltruisticspiritwhovoluntarilytraveltoremotelocationsinvolvingpersonalhardship.WehavetoconsiderhoweverthatthereismuchneedforthecontributionsofourFellowsnotfarfromourdentaloffices.THEGLOBE201567JournaloftheInternationalCollegeofDentists Theviewforthedetailplaysthemostimportantroleinordertoreachoptimumresults.Thereforemagnificationsystemsshouldbethebasicconditionforafirst-classdentaltreatment.SigmaDentalOrascopticandGlobalSurgicalguaranteethisbyofferinguncompromisinghigh-qualityloupesystemsanddentalmicroscopesforanytypeofyourtreatmentsanddemands.Thisallforgreatprospectsandanevenbetterviewwww.orascoptic.comwww.sigmadental.comwww.globalsurgical.comMagnificationisour