CHICAGO—November 14, 2011—Nancy Newhouse, DDS, of Independence, Missouri, was installed as President-Elect of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Board of Trustees during its 97th Annual Meeting held November 12-15, 2011, in Miami Beach, Florida.
A member of the AAP since 1983, Dr. Newhouse has previously served on multiple committees including the Executive Committee, the American Dental Association Liaison Committee, the Task Force on Membership Value, Finance Committee, Planning Committee, and Awards Committee. She served as the AAP’s Secretary/Treasurer in 2010 and as Vice President in 2011.
In addition to her private periodontal practice in Independence, Missouri, Dr. Newhouse is also an assistant professor at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry. She has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology since 1989.
“I am delighted to continue to work with Dr. Newhouse this year,” said Pamela McClain, DDS, 2012 AAP President. “Dr. Newhouse’s extensive clinical experience paired with her service on the AAP Board of Trustees makes her an invaluable part of the Academy leadership.”
Dr. Newhouse received her dental degree from University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1980 and completed her postgraduate work in periodontology at University of Texas Health Science Center- San Antonio in 1986.
About the AAP
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is an 8,000-member professional organization for periodontists - specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also dentistry's experts in the treatment of oral inflammation and receive three additional years of specialized training following dental school. Periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association.
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