The Pierre Fauchard Academy held a ceremony to honor inductees from Illinois on February 23, 2017 at the Chicago Cultural Center. The Pierre Fauchard Academy is an honorary dental service organization that was founded in 1936. The mission of the Academy is to recognize and grow leaders in the dental profession, their communities and society. Fellowship in the Academy is by nomination and is designed to honor past accomplishments in the field of dentistry and encourage future productivity. Fellows are selected based on contributions to dental literature, service to the profession of dentistry, and service to the general community. The new Illinois Fellows are Drs. Preetha P. Kanjirath, Anne M. Marcotte, Sue Bishop, Ryan Vahdani, Toni Roucka
Dr. Kevin King, a Fellow of the Academy was present at the ceremony. Dr. Sue Bishop was also presented with “The Distinguished Dentist Citation,” for her outstanding contributions to the art and science of dentistry. Dr. Cheryl Mora from the IL Academy of General Dentistry attended the ceremony. Congratulations from the ILAGD to the new Fellows of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.