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2012 Elmer Best Award winner is Dr. Burton Conrod

Posted November 18, 2011


I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Burton Conrod of Nova Scotia, Canada has been named the 2012 winner of the Academy’s prestigious Elmer Best Award.

Dr. Conrod has served as president of the Cape Breton Island Dental Society(1979), the Nova Scotia Dental Association(1989), The Canadian Dental Association(2000-2001), and the World Dental Federation(2007-2009). He holds fellowships in the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the International College of dentists, the Academy of Dentists International, and the American College of Dentists.

Dr Conrod’s commitment and dedication to the profession is reflected by his many prestigious recognitions which include being the recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Award Dalhousie University 2000, The Philip S. Christie Award for Distinguished Service from the Nova Scotia Dental Association 2002, The Distinguished Service Award Pierre Fauchard Academy 2006, The Canadian Dental Association Medal of Honor 2010, and The American Dental Association Honorary Membership 2010.

Stay tuned for details of the presentation.

-Dr. Joseph C. Harris, PFA President, 2011-2012