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Wisconsin Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Trustee

October 23, 2017

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mediarelations@ada.org

CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2017 – Julio H. Rodriguez, D.D.S., a dentist practicing in Brodhead, Wisconsin, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Rodriguez’s installation took place in Atlanta, Georgia, at the ADA’s 158th Annual Meeting. 

Dr. Rodriguez will serve on the ADA Board of Trustees as the trustee from the Ninth District, which encompasses Michigan and Wisconsin. The ADA Board of Trustees formulates and reviews policies and programs and makes recommendations to the members of the ADA’s governing body, the House of Delegates. As a member of the ADA Board of Trustees, Dr. Rodriguez will play a major role in the organization’s objective to be America’s leading advocate for oral health.

Dr. Rodriguez has served as a member of the ADA’s House of Delegates and has been the president, vice president and a trustee of the Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA). He is involved with a number of other dental organizations including the International College of Dentists where he serves as the USA Section Region Ninth Regent. He is also a trustee of College’s foundation and is an international councilor of the College. Additionally, Dr. Rodriguez has been involved with the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the American College of Dentists, the Hispanic Dental Society and the American Association of Community Dental Programs. 

Dr. Rodriguez graduated from dental school at The National University of San Marcos in Peru in 1976. He served as a dental officer in the Peruvian Air Force before immigrating to the United States. He has practiced in Brodhead since 1983. 

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