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Massachusetts Section Inducts 5 new Fellows!
February 15, 2014
DR. DAVID B BECKER
Section Chair, Dr. David Becker held an induction ceremony for 5 new Fellows at a breakfast meeting concurrent with the Yankee Dental Congress on Friday, January 31, 2014. The New Fellows are: Michael Arrigo, D.M.D. from Tufts School of Dental Medicine, who practices in Revere, MA, Anthony Giamberadino, D.M.D. from the Tufts School of Dental Medicine, who practices in Medford, MA, Patricia Machalinski, D.M.D. from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, who practices in Arlington, Davin Mellus, D.M.D. from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and Spiro Saati, D.M.D. from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, who practices in Peabody, MA
Dr. Arthur Eddy received the Section's Distinguished Dentist Award for his work in political action on both the state and the national levels. He practices in Shirley, MA
The Massachusetts Section, also known as the J. Murray Gavel/Norman Becker Chapter of the PFA was so named to honor Dr. Gavel who was a past president of the PFA and the former Dean of Tufts Dental School and is considered the Tufts Man of the Century. Norman Becker was the long-time Editor of the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society and a tireless leader for the PFA for decades. When Norman passed away, the membership of the chapter voted to add his name to Dr Gavel's in naming the chapter.