The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) installed six new officers during its 82nd annual meeting held last month in New Orleans. Robert T. Ferris, DDS, a clinical professor at the University of Florida, was installed as president.
Dr. Ferris takes over following the term served by James T. Mellonig, DDS, an associate professor of periodontics at the University of Texas in San Antonio.
The new president-elect, S. Timothy Rose, DDS, is a periodontist in private practice in Appleton, Wisconsin. Robert S. Schoor, DDS, a clinical professor of periodontics at Temple University and a private practitioner in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is the new vice president.
Jack, G. Caton, DDS, of Rochester, New York, was named treasurer. He maintains a private practice and is a professor at Eastman Dental Center and the University of Rochester. Michael K. McGuire, DDS, a private practitioner in Houston, is the new secretary.