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Illinois Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Trustee

October 22, 2018

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CHICAGO — Susan Becker Doroshow, D.D.S., a general dentist practicing in Skokie, Illinois, was installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA) in Honolulu at ADA 2018 – America’s Dental Meeting. 

Dr. Doroshow will serve on the ADA Board of Trustees as the trustee from the Eighth District, which encompasses Illinois. 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. Doroshow will play a major role in the organization’s objective to be America’s leading advocate for oral health.

Dr. Doroshow has held a number of leadership positions within the ADA. She has served as an alternate delegate or as a delegate since 2003 and was chair of the ADA Council on Membership from 2008-2009. Dr. Doroshow is a member of numerous other dental organizations, including the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Independent Dental Organization, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and the Odontographic Society of Chicago. She was president of the Chicago Dental Society in 2015 and served the Illinois State Dental Society on its Board of Trustees from 2004-2007.

Dr. Doroshow graduated from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 1983 and was awarded the College of Dentistry’s F. William Towner Award for service to Organized Dentistry in 2010. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, in 1979. She currently practices dentistry in Skokie, Illinois. 

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