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SPECIALTY RECOGNITION

Specialty recognition is a critical issue not only for prosthodontics but all of the recognized specialties – and our patients. A series of articles were created to describe how the ACP has been involved in representing your interests as prosthodontists.

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON RECOGNITION OF DENTAL SPECIALTIES AND CERTIFYING BOARDS

  • Frank J. Tuminelli, Prosthodontic Commissioner 

AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION (ADA)

  • Fatemeh S. Afshari, Member, Dental Quality Alliance
  • Stephen F. Bergen, Member, Standards Committee on Dental Informatics
  • Donald A. Curtis, Consulting Editor, JADA Specialty Scan-Prosthodontics
  • Rand F. Harlow, Member, ADA Dental Quality Alliance
  • Ralph C. Attanasi, Delegate, ADA House of Delegates
  • Patrick M. Lloyd, Delegate, ADA House of Delegates
  • Ethan A. Pansick, Alternate, ADA House of Delegates    

COMMISSION ON DENTAL ACCREDITATION (CODA)

  • John R. Agar, Commissioner for Prosthodontics
  • Louis A. DiPede, CODA Prosthodontics Review Committee
  • Hiroshi Hirayama, CODA Prosthodontics Review Committee
  • Arthur Nimmo, Member, CODA Prosthodontics Review Committee
  • Stephen F. Bergen, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics and CODA Site Visitor, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Avinash S. Bidra, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics and CODA Site Visitor, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • David R. Burns, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics
  • David R. Cagna, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics
  • Mijin Choi, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics and CODA Site Visitor, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Mathew T. Kattadiyil, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics
  • Kent L. Knoernschild, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics
  • Richard J. Leupold, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics and CODA Site Visitor, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Thomas J. Salinas, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics and CODA Site Visitor, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Arthur F. Sun, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics
  • Robert M. Taft, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics and CODA Site Visitor, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Frank J. Tuminelli, CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics
  • William O. Wilson Jr., CODA Site Visitor, Prosthodontics and CODA Site Visitor, Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Lily T. Garcia, CODA Site Visitor, Predoctoral Curriculum

COMMISSION FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDER RECOGNITION (CCEPR)

  • Mark C. Hutten, Member, CCEPR
  • David A. Felton, Member, CCEPR Appeal Board

AMERICAN DENTAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION (ADEA)

  • Keith A. Mays, Chair, ADEA Annual Session Program Committee; Board Director for Sections; Member, ADEA Policy Research Advisory Committee
  • Heather J. Conrad, Board Director for Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs
  • Laurie F. Moeller, Prosthodontics Delegate, Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs
  • Cortino Sukotjo, Member, ADEA Policy Research Advisory Committee
  • Igor J. Pesun, Chair-elect, ADEA Council of Sections Administrative Board
  • Mark A. Dellinges, Councilor, ADEA Section on Prosthodontics
  • Damian J. Lee, Chair-elect, ADEA Section on Prosthodontics
  • Fengyuan Zheng, Secretary, ADEA Section on Prosthodontics