I am the Chairman and immediate past President of the International Academy for Contemporary Dentistry, also referred to as the "iACD"

 I currently hold positions as Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland, University of Washington, and Nova Southeastern University.

I am Professor Emeritus in the Dept of Microbiology - Immunology at Temple University, Phildelphia USA and

Professor Emeritus in the Dept of Periodontology and Oral Implantology at Temple University, Philadelphia USA

" I am proud to serve as our chairman and pledge to continue the vision and high standards of iACD to expand Clinical Excellence and Education for our members."

The iACD Board of Directors encompases University Professor and Elite Clinicians from all over the globe, making iACD truly an International organization. iACD has a focus on Asia, United States, Central and South America, but is extending our membership to other regions of the world.

My research Government funded research activities for the past 4 decades include Immunology, Aggressive forms of Periodontitis, and Dental Implantology. 

I look forward to sharing my experiences and education with you in future lectures and live patient demonstrations.

Again I feel privileged to serve as your iACD Chariman, and personally than k each of our board members, and executive director, Kate Matsumoto for the undivided support you have given me.

thank you for this opportunity to address you.

We believe that an exceptional and progressive dentist not only focuses on dental treatments, but also understands the relationship between dental care and overall health.

Our mission at iACD is to provide a multidisciplinary oral health education platform for dentists with the desire to better the quality of life of their patients by improving both their oral care and their long-term physical health.


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iACD & iDHA 2023 Honolulu World Congress


IACD President Professor Peter Loomer was inducted as the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honorary Society on March 12, 2023 in Portland, Oregon USA.


iACD president Prof. Jon Suzuki With IACD Chairman Dr. P.D.Miller speaking at AAP meeting in Boston. Sept. 8-12, 2017

Dr. Steven Xue, iACD Executive Board invited Prof. John A. Valenza, Dean of The University of Texas School of Dentistry, to join 2018 iACD Shanghai World Congress.

“Frontiers of Interdisciplinary Dentistry” is the theme for iACD’s 2nd Annual Symposium which took place in New York City May 5-7, 2017

The 2017 iACD New York Symposium took place on May 5~7, 2017, at NYU College of Dentistry, New York City. More event photos at https://iacdentistry.org/2017-new-york-symposium/

hkmeeting-500pxThe 2016 iACD Asia-Pacific Congress took place on Nov 11~13, 2016, in Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong. More event photos at https://iacdentistry.org/2016-hong-kong-symposium/

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