January 2020 Volume LV Number 1


Member News

July 2019 Volume LIV Number 4

Member Benefit Spotlight
Two New Membership Benefits
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Member News
TUSDM and the Department of Pediatric Dentistry Honor AAPD Member Dr. Leonard J. Carapezza
On May 17, 2019, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the De- partment of Pediatric Dentistry recognized long-time volunteer faculty member Dr. Leonard J. Carapezza for his 45 years of service.
Since 1975, Carapezza has been teaching early treatment of malocclusion to postgraduate students.
AAPD Membership Renewal Information (See PDF below for detailed membership dues)
Dues are payable by check, Visa, MasterCard or American Express and must be received by Oct. 1, 2019, otherwise membership privileges will be suspended until full payment of dues is received and your listing will be omitted from the 2020 Membership Directory.
In keeping with IRS regulations, non-profit organizations are required to notify members that a portion of their dues payment is applicable to lobbying expenses and therefore not deductible as a business expense. (This is printed on the dues invoice.) 
If  you have any questions, please contact Membership and Marketing Assistant Lee Gonzalez at (312) 337-2169, ext. 43, or membership@aapd.org.
Attention: Class of 2019
The AAPD congratulates all June postdoctoral graduates on their commencement into the profession. We would also like to remind you about the many reasons why membership in the AAPD is so important, especially at this point in your career.
Free transition from student to active membership. This applies only if you complete an active membership application and return it to the AAPD headquarters office prior to Dec. 31, 2019.
To be listed as an Active Member in the printed 2020 Membership Directory applications must be received by Sept. 1, 2019. Membership applications are available at http://www.aapd.org.
Recent graduate are afforded one year dues-waived and two years of reduced membership dues at 50 percent off the full active membership dues rate if they have maintained continuous membership.
Transition from post doctural student membership to Active membership is not automatic. Student members must submit an applica- tion and a copy of  their pediatric dentistry certificate to the AAPD office.
Alternatively, program directors may send a list of graduating residents to verify the completion their program to our office to membership@ aapd.org and AAPD will automatically update their membership status to Active; otherwise the student must send in an application with certifi- cate. For questions regarding student to active membership please contact AAPD Membership Department at (312) 337-2169.
AAPD State/District Dues Collection
AAPD collects dues for the following state and district chapters:
Alaska Society of Pediatric Dentists 
Alabama Academy of Pediatric Dentists 
Arizona Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
California Society of Pediatric Dentistry 
Connecticut Society of Pediatric Dentists 
Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentists 
DC Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentists, Inc. 
Georgia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Inc. 
Hawaii Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Inc. 
Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists
Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry 
Iowa Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Kentucky Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Louisiana Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Maine Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Minnesota Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Mississippi Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Montana Academy of Pediatric Dentists 
Nebraska Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Nevada Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
New Hampshire Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
New York Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Ohio Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Oregon Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
*Oklahoma Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Tennessee Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
*South Carolina Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Virginia Society of Pediatric Dentistry
West Virginia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Washington State Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 
Wisconsin Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Ltd.
Northeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry 
Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry 
Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentistry 
Western Society of Pediatric Dentistry
*New for this year
State/District Chapter dues are included on your membership renewal notice.
If you are interested in having AAPD collect membership dues for your state or district unit please contact Chapter Relations Coordinator David Hydorn at dhydorn@aapd.org or (800) 544-2174.

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