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Indian Dental Association honors ADA 2nd District trustee

November 17, 2016 Mumbai, India — The Indian Dental Association bestowed its Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Chad P. Gehani, ADA 2nd District trustee, Nov. 4 at a ceremony here.

Comprising 65,000 dentists, the Indian Dental Association gives the award to an individual who has demonstrated dedication, leadership, selflessness, vision, contributions to oral health care and dental education in India and a commitment to organized dentistry.

In 2014, Dr. Gehani was installed as ADA trustee, representing New York state. He served as a member of the Committee on International Programs and Development from 2005-09; Council on Membership from 2006-09; chair, New York State Tripartite Grassroots Membership Initiative from 2002-07; and the National Summit on Diversity, 2009-10. He also was president of the New York State Dental Association from 2011-12.

A professor at New York University, Dr. Gehani practices endodontics in New York.