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Dr. Mary Hayes is a past president of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and longtime active member of the Chicago Dental Society, where she has been both a member and chair of the Communications Committee. She is a liaison to Tuesday's Child Board and a consultant to the Head Start programs of the Chicago Public Schools and the Ounce of Prevention Fund. The Chicago Dental Society has honored her commitment to advancing public understanding of dentistry with the Cushing Award and the American Association of Women Dentists recognized her with the Lucy Hobbs Taylor Award. Dr. Hayes has a pediatric dental practice in downtown Chicago.
Dr. Michael Durbin is a past board director of the Chicago Dental Society Board of Directors. Dr. Durbin is orthodontist with practices in Des Plaines and Long Grove. He resides in Prospect Heights.
Dr. Mary Starsiak is a former director of the Chicago Dental Society's Northwest Side Branch, and also served on several committees within CDS, the Illinois State Dental Society and the American Dental Association. An active participant in organized dentistry, Dr. Starsiak is also a member of the Resurrection Healthcare Foundation Board and Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Renaissance Council. In private practice on Chicago's northwest side, Dr. Starsiak comes from a family of dentists: her father, William Starsiak Sr., was a general dentist and her brother, William Starsiak Jr., is an oral surgeon on active duty with the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Patrick Hann is a past director to the Chicago Dental Society's Board of Directors and served as the General Chair of the 2007 Midwinter Meeting. He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Odontographic Society of Chicago and has been active in organized dentistry at both the state and national levels. He practices in the Edgebrook/Sauganash area of Chicago.
Ms. Neiner is Vice President Corporate Development and Professional Relations at Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Co., a Chicago-based dental instrument manufacturer.
Dr. Shafa Amirsoltani is in private practice in Oak Park. She is a member of the West Side Branch.
Dr. Kimberley Bolden is in private practice in the Chicago Loop. She is a member of the Kenwood/Hyde Park Branch.
Dr. Trucia Drummond maintains a private practice in the Loop.
Dr. James Frett is in private practice in Mount Prospect. A Northwest Suburban Branch member, Dr. Frett was the 2014 Midwinter Meeting general chair.
Ms. Gathman is the convention and events coordinator at Planmeca USA, Inc. Her previous experience includes serving as equipment manager for Patterson Dental.
Dr. Louis Imburgia is the CDS Treasurer. He is in private practice in Park Ridge.
Dr. Kevin King is in private practice in Palos Heights. He is also a member of the Englewood Branch.
Mr. David Lang is president of Lang Dental Manufacturing based in Wheeling.
Dr. Barbara Mousel is a past director of the Chicago Dental Society's Board of Directors. She resides and practices in Chicago.
Dr. Spencer Pope is in private practice in Flossmoor.
Dr. James Robinson is a member of the Odontographic Society of Chicago, the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. He practices in downtown Chicago.
Dr. Genaro Romo is in private practice on Chicago's south side. He is a member of the North Side Branch.
Dr. Thomas Schneider is the director of the Northwest Side Branch and practices on Chicago's northwest side.
Dr. Keith Suchy is past president of the Chicago Dental Society. He practices in Westchester, where he has served as president of the Westchester Chamber of Commerce and as the organization's treasurer and chair of Fun Fest.
Email or call 630.260.8530.
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CDS Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2014 CDSF Vision Award through Dec. 31. The award will be presented at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting.
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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