Dr. Robert T. Ferris will receive the ADA Distinguished Service Award for 2013 at the House of Delegates meeting at ADA Annual Session in New Orleans next month. Presented annually, the DSA is the highest honor conferred by the Board of Trustees.
Dr. Ferris’ career in dentistry has spanned more than 50 years. His resume includes a long list of appointments and leadership positions, including: liaison for the Florida Dental Association to the Florida State Board of Dentistry; two appointments by two governors from opposing political parties to the Florida State Board of Dentistry; president of the American Association of Dental Examiners; president of the Florida Dental Association; president of the American Academy of Periodontology; director and chair of the American Board of Periodontology; and ADA delegate. He served as ADA vice president in 2005-06.
Click here to read the ADA News article announcing Dr. Ferris’ award.