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This year the Chicago Dental Society's Communications Committee has chosen to honor Dr. Dushanka Kleinman, Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service, with the Cushing Award.
Dr. Kleinman was instrumental creating the Surgeon General David Satcher's report, “Oral Health in America,” the first report ever issued by a surgeon general on oral health. Dr. Kleinman, whose posts also include serving as the Deputy Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, is a leader in organized dentistry and has served as president of the American Association of Women Dentists and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry.
The George H. Cushing Award is presented annually to individuals who raise public awareness about oral health issues. Past recipients include former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, Dr. Linda Niessen and Ms. Sara Ivey for their television program “Dental Health Minute” and founder of the Children's Dental Health Project, Dr. Burton Edelstein.
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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