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International volunteers recognized for service

November 30, 2015 The ADA Board of Trustees this summer awarded the Certificate for International Volunteer Service to 62 dentists who spent at least 14 days performing dental services in a foreign country the previous year.

State and local dental societies, federal dental services and dental schools and individual Association members can nominate qualified dentists.

The application deadline for next year is April 1.

For more information, log on to and click on the Certificate for International Volunteer Service link or contact ADA International Relations at 1-312-440-2726 or

The recipients are:

Dr. Brady Atkins, New York
Dr. Robert Thomas Bartoletti, Montana
Dr. Ed Bedrossian, California
Dr. Nanette Benedict, California
Dr. Victor Bradford, Colorado
Dr. Charles Burchfield, New York
Dr. Stephen Burgart, New York
Dr. Pearl Burns, Florida
Dr. Steven Call, Arizona
Dr. Michael Capogna, New York
Dr. Peter Cha, New York
Dr. Steven Chang, California
Dr. Sonal Chhanabhai, Massachusetts
Dr. Risha De Leon, Massachusetts
Dr. Gregg Dickinson, Wisconsin
Dr. Lincoln Edwards, Texas
Dr. Lynn Fujimoto, New York
Dr. Ignatius Gerodias, California
Dr. Paul Giotopoulos, New York
Dr. Sara Goldberg, New York
Dr. Randy Greenberg, Connecticut
Dr. Gregory Guyman, Washington
Dr. Christine  Halket, Arizona
Dr. Andrew Hoover, California
Dr. Rex Hoover, California
Dr. Anthony Ienna, New York
Dr. Laura Izzo, New York
Dr. Laurence Johns, Arizona
Dr. C. Neil Kay, Illinois
Dr. Ryota Kikuchi, Massachusetts
Dr. Jessica Kravit, New York
Dr. Miranda Krivca, New York
Dr. Sushma Kurella,  Georgia
Dr. Thomas Laboe, Michigan
Dr. Christine Lathuras, Connecticut
Dr. Stephanie Leung, Massachusetts
Dr. Jack Levine, Connecticut
Dr. John Ley, Colorado
Dr. Richard Litchfield, Oregon
Dr. Jennifer Lonnen, New York
Dr. Linda Low, California
Dr. Mark Macaoay, California
Dr. Olivia Masry, New York
Dr. Nima Massoomi, California
Dr. Robert Meyer, Colorado
Dr. Sarah Ordonez, New York
Dr. Mark Ortinau, Missouri
Dr. Amrita Patel, Massachusetts
Dr. David Paul, Massachusetts
Dr. Ramsey, Charles, Illinois
Dr. Janet Ruopp, Missouri
Dr. Samita Sandhu, Massachusetts
Dr. Brad Smith, Arizona
Dr. Matthew Tong, New York
Dr. Joseph Turchiano, New York
Dr. Jere Patricia Walters, Montana
Dr. E.J. Welch, Massachsuetts
Dr. Jeanne Westberry, Florida
Dr. Allen Wong, California
Dr. Laurence Wynn, New York
Dr. Albert Yoo, New York
Dr. Elliot Zharnitsky, New York