Chairman

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Prof. Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA

Dr. Jon Suzuki holds Clinical Professorships at the University of Maryland, the University of Washington and Nova Southeastern University. He is also on the faculty of the US Navy Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. 

 Dr. Suzuki is Professor Emeritus of Microbiology and Immunology (School of Medicine) and Professor Emeritus of Periodontology and Oral Implantology (School of Dentistry) at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. USA.  He served as Chairman and Director of Graduate Periodontology and Oral Implantology, and Associate Dean for Graduate Education at Temple University. He also served as Dean, Chief of Hospital Dentistry, and CEO of the Faculty Practice Plan at the University of Pittsburgh, USA.

Dr. Suzuki received his D.D.S. from Loyola University of Chicago and Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.  He completed an N.I.H. Fellowship in Immunology at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, and a Clinical Certificate in Periodontics at the University of Maryland. He earned an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. 

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Specialist Microbiologist of the American Board of Medical Microbiology, Fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, and Diplomate, Fellow, and Past President of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Professor Suzuki is the current Chairman and immediate Past President of the International Academy of Contemporary Dentistry.

Dr. Suzuki is the current Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Supreme Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Honorary Dental Society, and has served in this position for 3 decades.

Dr. Suzuki has published over 200 papers, chapters, and symposia, 200 abstracts, and 1 textbook in Medical Technology.

President 

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Prof. Peter M. Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD, FACD

Dean of the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio. Former Chairman, Ashman Department of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry, Director, Global Health for Oral Health Sciences, New York University Colleges of Dentistry & Global Public Health. He is an expert in health professions curriculum, which has been a major focus of his international research program. His work in global oral health is focused on interprofessional education, student international education and global research experience, faculty development and curriculum reform in developing nations with an emphasis on East Africa and the Middle East. He also has several projects in Africa and Brazil focused on improving oral health in children of poverty.

Chairman Emeritus

Preston D. Miller, Jr., DDS

Dr. Miller was the recipient of 2012 AAP Academy Gold Medal Award., serving as President in 2006-2007. Dr. Miller has also been involved in the AAP Foundation as a member of its Board of Directors and Visionary Society. He is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology, has published numerous articles in refereed periodontal journals and contributed to four textbooks, and has lectured extensively throughout the world.

iACD Executive Board

Kate E. Matsumoto, MBA, Executive Director
Steven Z.G. Xue, DDS, Secretary General
Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA
Peter M. Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD
Shohei Kasugai, DDS, PhD
Hirofumi Kido, DDS, PhD
David Shang-Ting Hsieh, DDS
Rong-Chuan Cheng, DDS, MS
Paul P. Chang, DDS, MS
Yung Cheng Paul Yu, DDS

Founders

Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA
Preston D. Miller, DDS
David Shang-Ting Hsieh, DDS
Kate E. Matsumoto, MBA
Steven Z.G. Xue, DDS
Paul P. Chang, DDS, MS
Hirofumi Kido, DDS, PhD
Sang Choon Cho, DDS
Bor-Jia Kuo, DDS, MS
Rong-Chuan Cheng, DDS, MS
Dongyuan Wang, DDS, MS
Yukinobu Fukuoka, DDS, PhD

International Founders

Yutaka Ikeda, DDS, PhD
Kenzo, Nishiyama, DDS, PhD
Hisahiko Ochiai, DDS
Katsuhiko Otsuki, DDS
Takehide Takayama, DDS
Toshiaki Takizawa, DDS
Suguro Tsujimura, DDS
Akitoshi Hayashi, DDS
Chihchou Chen, DDS
Yuming Wang, DDS, MS
Xizhu Chen, DDS
Hiroaki Ishii, DDS

Scientific Advisory Board

Professor Wei-liu Qiu, DDS, MD, PhD

中国工程院医药卫生学部资深院士

Professor Wei-liu Qiu, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, honorary Dean of School of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Director of Shanghai Stomatology Clinical Center. Councilor of Chinese Medical Association. Honorary president of Chinese Stomatological Association (CSA). Prof. Qiu honored to be awarded the highest honor of IAOMS——“The Distinguished Fellow Award” (2009).

Christian S. Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent

Dr. Stohler, dean of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and senior vice president of Columbia University Medical Center. A leading expert on pain management and on jaw disorders such as temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJD), Dr. Stohler is former dean of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. His more than 120 articles and book chapters have been cited more than 5,400 times.

Henry H. Takei, DDS, MS

Dr. Takei is a Distinguished Clinical Professor of Periodontics in the Section of Periodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Takei is involved in the development of educational materials for undergraduate and graduate education in periodontics and implant surgery. 

Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS

Former chairman of the college’s Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, NYU College of Dentistry. Director of Implant Education at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Tarnow has written over 100 scientific papers and has co-authored or contributed chapters to several textbooks. 

Hiroshi Kawazu, DDS, PhD

Dr, Kawazu is Clinical Professor and CE Director of Meikai University School of Dentistry; Board of Trustee of Meikai University; the former President of The Academy of Clinical Dentistry which has more than 9,000 members in Japan. He has published more than three textbooks in Implant Dentistry and Occlusal reconstruction.

Estuardo Mata CASTILLO, DDS, PhD

Dean of Facultad de Odontologia University of Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala,
Graduate from Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry, specialist for Endodontology; Founder partner and President of Endodontic Center Guatemala City.

Stephen S. Wallace, DDS

Associate Professor, New York University, Department of Implant Dentistry, Associate Professor Columbia University, Department of Periodontology. He has helped develop the world’s largest database on sinus augmentation surgery. He has performed research studies on products from the world’s leading manufacturers of implants and bone regenerative materials.

Steve GF SHEN, DDS, MD, PhD

Professor and former Dean, Shanghai Jiao Tong University College of Stomatology, Vice President of Chinese Society of Stomatology, He is also a counselor and an education committee member of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, he is also the president of Shanghai Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

Choung-Min Lin, DDS, DMD, PhD

Dr. Lin is former Tokyo Dental College, Visiting Assistant Professor; former Associate Professor of Taipei Medical University; the Founding president of the Chinese Association of Gnathology and the Chinese Academy of Aesthetics Dentistry. Dr. Lin received many international awards.

Masao Yamazaki, DDS

Dr. Masao Yamazaki maintains a full-time private practice in Tokyo, Japan. He is the founder and director of the society of Japan Clinical Dentistry. Dr. Yamazaki is the author of Esthetic-Restorative Treatment: Management for the Complex Prosthesis (Quintessence, available in Japanese and German)

Yoshikazu Yasui, DDS, PhD

President of Japanese Academy of Sports Dentistry; President of Meikai University, former dean of Meikai University, School of Dentistry. Prof. Yasui is specialized in Sports Dentistry. 

Ma Hong, MD, PhD.

Professor and President of the Stomatology School and Hospital of Guizhou Medical University (GMU), Fellow of the International college of Dentists (ICD), Executive Director of the Chinese Stomatological Association (CSA), and of the Stomatological Hospital Branch of the Chinese Hospital Association (CHA).

Professional Advisory Board

Sun Wei

Mr. Sun Wei graduated from China Agricultural University and came to the United States to study and work in the early 1990s. As a descendant of China’s founding Vice President, Mr. Sun has been committed to the development and promotion of Sino-US relations. Mr. Sun also actively supports and serves as liaison for the iACD in China. At present, Mr. Sun works in the American accounting division and the iACD as a part-time accountant.

Francis Xu, MBA, PhD

Dr. Xu is an experienced business analyst, currently he is the Silk Road Group (China), VP, Global Investment Project Director who ; former Well-Tech Group (China), VP, Global Supply Chain Director; former Siemens Industry (Shanghai, China), Supply Chain Director; Prof. Francis is the advisor for environment protection technology acquiring for Chinese companies; his project experiences included: MBO project of a Bombardier Golitz site in Dresden, Germany;  Master planning for a Bohai Bay IDC in Yingkou, China; Master planning for a China-Italy-Germany industry park in Zhejiang China; Representative of CRRC in an investment project for building up a rolling stock maintenance center in Nong Pla Duk Junction, Thailand.

Stephen Chang, BSIT, MFA

Founder of GRIDNYC LLC, a New York City based marketing communications service specializing in digital marketing, branding, and E-commerce; for markets involving the East and West. From January 2000 to March 2001, Mr. Chang served as Director of Corporate Communications for the E-commerce company I-Rep Inc. Mr. Chang’s design has received numerous national awards: AGA Achievement Award, PRINT Magazine Design Excellence Award, and American Corporate Identity Award of Excellence. Mr. Chang’s advertising work for “Keynote 8560” notebook PC was published in marketing textbook: “Consumer Behavior –– Building Marketing Strategy” (McGraw-Hill) as an example for effectively using Preference Strategy.

Xie Hui, BSE

Mr. Xie Hui graduated from the Department of Computer and Application of National University of Defense Technology of China.  The founder and CEO of Guizhou Tiansheng Weiye Technology Co., Ltd. has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. The company has been selected as a high-tech enterprise in China and holds several world standard certificates, 3A credit rating certificates, Lixin certificates, and a member of the Intellectual Property Branch of China Chamber of Commerce. Several software production copyright certificates, etc.  Committed to the promotion and application of global education informatization, it maintains good and close cooperative relations with many well-known institutions and listed companies such as the Software Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, BOE, Huawei, and CICT. 

Scientific Board

Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA

Dr. Suzuki is currently the FDA Dental Products Panel Chairman. (FDA) Immunology Devices Panel and Medical Advisory Committee. This prestigious panel is responsible for evaluating the COVID-19 vaccine applications, interpreting the vaccine clinical trial data and ultimately approving the vaccines for use.

He served as chairman of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and currently serves as ADA consultant to the Scientific Council, Dental Practice Council, and Commission on Dental Accreditation. 

Peter M. Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD, FACD

Dean and professor, the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio. Former Chairman, Ashman Department of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry, Director, Global Health for Oral Health Sciences, New York University Colleges of Dentistry & Global Public Health. He is an expert in health professions curriculum, which has been a major focus of his international research programs. 

Shohei Kasugai, DDS, PhD

Former Professor and Chair, Oral Implantology and Regenerative Dental Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University; He is a director of Japanese Maxillo-Facial Implant Society, a committee member of Japanese Society of Oral Implantology. He has published more than 60 articles internationally and lectured nationally and internationally.

Hirofumi Kido, DDS, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Fukuoka Dental College; Former Professor, Section of Oral Implantology, Fukuoka Dental College. Board Member of Directors of Japanese Academy of Maxillofacial Implants; Dean Office Advisor, Linhart Continuing Dental Education Program, New York University, College of Dentistry.

Steven Zhi-Gang Xue, DDS

Director of iACD US Training Center; Leader of New York University, College of Dentistry, Linhart Continuing Dental education in China. Dr. Xue lectures between US and China on Soft issue management, Implant surgery and clinical management.

Hai Zhang, DMD, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Restorative Dentistry; Assistant Director, Graduate prosthodontics, University of Washington School of Dentistry. Associate Editor of Journal of Prosthodontics, Associate Editor of Journal of Interdisciplinary Clinical Dentistry.

Paul P. Chang, DDS, MS

He is one of very few dual board-certified dental specialists in both periodontics and prosthodontics in the United States. He is actively involved in the Southwest Society of Periodontists where he is currently serving as a board member. International Lecturer of Linhart Continuing Dental Program, New York University College of Dentistry. 

David Shang-Ting Hsieh, DDS

Clinical Associate Professor of Kaohsiung Medical University, School of Dentistry, Visiting Professor of Guangxi Medical University in General Dentistry. He is the founder and CEO of Abc Dental group; the Specialist at Oral Implantology and Specialist of Disabilities & Oral Health, Specialist of Family Dentistry.

Umberto M. Garagiola DDS PhD

Professor, Biomedical Surgical and Dental Sciences Department of University of Milan; Specialist for Maxillofacial and Odontostomatology, Cà Granda Foundation IRCCS Maggiore Policlinico Hospital.

Yung Cheng Paul Yu, DDS

Dr. Yu is an Assistant Professor and a Full-Time Faculty at New York University, Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. Born in Rome from Chinese Descendant; Lecturing nationally and internationally and publishing in different peer reviewed journals.

Jiachang Zhang, DDS

CEO and President- iCO Dental Inc.; Specialize on Same day dental implant and immediate loading; Dr. Zhang organize a 500 members of a digital dental study club in US; Dr. Zhang also patented some digital technology with FDA approval.

Seiichi Yamano, DDS, PhD, DMD, MMSc

Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, New York University College of Dentistry; American College of Prosthodontists 2011-14 ACPEF Young Prosthodontist Innovator Awardee. 2004-07 Straumann Scholarship Award, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA; 2005 American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation (ACPEF) Scholarship Award; 2005-06 Academy of Prosthodontics Research Grant Award; 2005-06 ACP/Proctor and Gamble Fellowship Award.

Luis Francisco Grisolia RODAS, DDS

Vice Dena and Secretary General for the Francisco Marroquin University Graduate School of Dentistry Board of Directors; Professor and chair, Graduate School Prosthodontics Department; New York University College of Dentistry graduate.

Perry Klokkevold, DDS, MS, FACD

Associate Professor, Director of the Residency Program in the Section of Periodontics; Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology; Prior to specializing in periodontics and implant surgery, has more than 20 years of experience in education, administration, and clinical practice in periodontics and implantology.

Bor-Jia Kuo, DDS, MS

Faculty, Implant Program, Taipei Medical University, School of Dentistry; Master’s degree on Biomaterial, Taipei Medical University. ICOI Diplomate, ICOI Board of Director. Dr. Kuo is private practice in Taipei. He is the Director of Hsin Yi Dental Clinic.

Rong-Chuan Cheng, DDS, MS

Chairman, e-Dens Global Institute; Board member, OHI Digital Dental Institute; Board member, Association of Oral Healthcare Management; He has lectured nationally and internationally on aesthetics and implant dentistry.

Kevin Suzuki, DMD, MSD

Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, and at Temple University, Philadelphia; Past president of the Washington State Society of Periodontists and Washington representative of the Western Society of Periodontology. Editor of Journal of Interdisciplinary Clinical Dentistry.

Jose Rodrigo Cayarga de la Hoz, DDS

Director, Implant Department; Francisco Marroquin University College of Stomatology; New York University College of Dentistry graduate; Fellow and instructor, International Course, NYU College of Dentistry. Section Editor of Journal of Interdisciplinary Clinical Dentistry.

Jose M. Navarro DDS MS

He received a Certificate in Periodontology and Implant dentistry after completing a 3-year program at New York University College of Dentistry, was also awarded a Master of Science degree in Biomaterials from NYUCD for his research on high strength ceramics. He is visiting faculty at different universities, whilst maintaining a private practice focused on periodontics, prosthodontics and implant dentistry in Spain and London.

Xizhu Chen, DDS

Chairman of Ningbo Henghe Dental Care Management Service Co., Ltd. Changmei Dental Group Center Director; Member of the Chinese Stomatology Association Implantology Committee.

Jun Shimada, DDS, PhD

Professor and Chairman, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Pathological Diagnostic, Meikai University School of Dentistry. 2010 Scientific Chairman, Japan Academy of Maxillofacial Implants; Dr. Shimada has lectured extensively in Japan and International.

Kan Xu, DDS, PhD

Professor and director of the Dental Lab department, Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University; President of Chinese Stomatological Association Dental Technology Professional Committee; The Committee of Experts grid examiners; member of Shanghai Journal of Stomatology editorial board.

Yumin Wang, DDS, PhD

National Deputy Chief Physician in China; Vice President and member of Implant Specialized Committee of the Chinese Stomatological Association; Vice President of Jiaodong Dental Association; President of Qingdao Private Dental Association; Vice President of Qingdao Geriatrics Society.

Marlon BACERRA, DDS

Bogota University professor University professor; Colombia Program Director of Continuing Education at NYU College of Dentistry; One of the leading dentists in Colombia and Latin America; He participated in the three seasons as the official dentist of the reality show Extreme Makeover, the RCN channel program derived from the American reality show Extreme Makeover from ABC network. 

Yutaka Ikeda, DDS, PhD

Concurrent lecturer, Department of Periodontal Disease, School of Dentistry, Nihon University; Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare certified dental training instructor; Visiting Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Francisco Marroquín. Dr. Ikeda is the Vice Director for Linhart Continuing Dental Education Japan Program, NYU College of Dentistry.

Munira Xaymardan, BDS, Mphil, PhD

Her work experiences including general and specialized dental practice, and stem cell research at the Cornell University, New York. In the past10 years, she has been teaching and coordinating the Oral and Systemic Biomedicine in the Dental School of the University of Sydney.  She is currently the Academic Lead of Dentistry Program in School of Medical Science and the Program Director of Dentistry Continuing Education, the University of Sydney. 

Gang Chen, DDS, PhD

Former Senior Doctor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, China; Master Tutor at the Goethe University Frankfurt College of Dentistry; Vice president, Chinese association of esthetic dentistry Committee member; Chinese Society of oral cosmetic dentistry Committee member, Society of Oral Implantology; Guangdong Specialist for implantology acknowledged by the European Association for Osseointergration (EAO). 

International Board of Directors

Chihchou CHENG, DDS

President of International Association of Orofacial sciences, Taiwan; Chairman of Taiwan Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry; President of Taiwan National Association for dental Implantology.

E-mail: pian351517@gmail.com

Zhongyu CHEN, DDS 

Standing Committee Member of Private Oral Branch of Chinese Stomatological Association, Executive Director of Guangdong Stomatological Association, Vice President of Guangdong Private Dental Association, President of Shenzhen Stomatological Industry Association, Vice President of Huaxia Stomatology Online School.

E-mail: chenzhongyu427@sina.com

Mao-Suan HUANG, DDS, EMBA

Professor, School of Oral Hygiene; Joint-Appointment Professor, Biotechnology Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration (EMBA); Member, Research Center for Biomedical Devices Taipei Medical University Shuang Ho Hospital.

E-mail: 08686@s.tmu.edu.tw

Yen-Ching HUANG, DDS

Advisor and former president of Yang Ming University School of Dentistry Alumni Association; Former president of ICOI Taiwan Branch.

E-mail: ep.dental@msa.hinet.net

Changhe MAO, DDS

Member of the Standing Committee; Private Medical Branch of the Chinese Stomatological Association; Deputy Chairman of the Private Specialized Committee of Shandong Stomatological Association; Vice President of Shandong Private Dental Medical Institution Association.

E-mail: maochanghe@126.com

Yongbo GAO, DDS,PhD

Professor and Director, Department of Stomatology, Longgang District Central Hospital of Shenzhen (The Ninth People’s Hospital of Shenzhen), China

E-mail: gaoyongbo2007@sina.com

Wei-Bin LI, DDS

Dr. Li is a standing committee member of the branch from 1st session; vice president of Guizhou Stomatological Association; Vice chairman of Guizhou stomatological quality control center; Chairman of private practice branch of Guizhou stomatology Association; President of Guizhou private practice dental medical institutions Industry Association.

E-Mail: gydonghuakouqiang@163.com

Songtao WU, DDS,PhD

Dr. Wu received his PhD from Tokyo Medical Dental University in Japan, he is the junior editor of JICD (Journal of Interdisciplinary Clinical Dentistry); He is the member of Chinese Stomatological Association; Fellow of China-Japan Medical Science and Technology Exchanges Association.

E-mail: 369071715@qq.com

International Office

Australia: iACD Australia Office

Representative: Dr. Munira Xaymardan
E-mail: munira.xaymardan@sydney.edu.au

China: iACD China office

Representative: Mrs. Wendy GUANG YUAN
E-mail: 375647559@qq.com

Colombia: iACD South America Office

Representative: Dr. Marlon BACERRA
E-mail: yo@marlonbecerrasas.com

Guatemala: iACD Central America Office

Facultad de Odontologia University of Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala
Representative: Dr. Jose Rodrigo CAYARGA
E-mail: rcayarga@gmail.com

Italy: iACD Italy & Europe Office

Representative: Dr. Umberto M. GARAGIOLA
E-mail: umberto.garagiola@unimi.it

Japan: iACD Japan office

Representative: Prof. Hirofumi KIDO
E-mail: kawasima@kinmei.co.jp

Taiwan: iACD Taiwan office

Representative: Dr. Cheng-I Lee
E-mail: jef.ben@msa.hinet.net

USA Central Office

E-mail: office@iacdentistry.org

iACD Dental Education Program – AP Section Office

5-8-3 3F, Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo Japan 104-0061
E-mail: jicd.km33@gmail.com