Michigan report Fall 2008
The MI Section of PFA held its semi-annual meeting in conjunction with the Detroit Dental Society Dental Review on Friday 14 November 2008 at 0700 hrs. The meeting took place at the Detroit Marriott Hotel and had 34 members/guests in attendance. Dr. Edward H. Hirsch was officially inducted as the new State Chairman by Drs. David Campbell and Trustee Joseph C. Harris. Three Instructors of the year were presented plaques by Dr. Hirsch, Dr. Jose L. Vivas, University of Michigan, Drs John Molinari, Gail Molinari, University of Detroit Mercy. Also in attendance was this years Univ. of Michigan student Awardee Mr. Patrick Kennedy and Mr. Matthew Moberg, Univ. of Detroit-Mercy student Awardee. Our new Articles of Incorporation was discussed and voted on by the membership. New Officers of the MI Section were introduced, Drs. Jehan Wakeem, Secretary, Patricia Boyle, Membership Chairperson, Edward Sarkisian, Treasurer, Michael Maihofer, Editor. The next meeting will be in the spring of 2009 in conjunction with the Michigan Dental Association Annual Meeting in Lansing, MI. This will be a luncheon meeting and new Fellows will be inducted at that time. The MI Section Board met for a short meeting to lay out plans for the coming year.
Ed Hirsch, Section Chairperson
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