UNC School of Dentistry alumnus and president of the American Dental Association Greg Chadwick, DDS, MS, will give the School of Dentistry Convocation Address, May 19, 2002 at 6:00 p.m. at Carmichael Auditorium. Chadwick, a three-time UNC-Chapel Hill graduate is an endodontist in Charlotte.
After receiving an undergraduate degree in business, he served as a Navy Supply Corps officer. He received his DDS degree in 1974 and practiced general dentistry before returning to the school to earn a master’s in endodontics in 1976. He was installed as its 138th president at its annual meeting in Kansas City, Mo. Oct. 17, 2001.
Chadwick was a part-time clinical professor faculty at the School of Dentistry for 18 years and served14 years as chair of the endodontic section at Carolinas Medical Center where he continues to serve on faculty. He is a founding member of the Holiday Dental Conference Foundation in Charlotte and is past president of the North Carolina Dental Society, the NCDS Second District Dental Society, and the Dental Foundation of North Carolina Inc.
Chadwick is a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a member of the American Association of Endodontists and Academy of General Dentistry. He is a fellow in the American and International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fouchard Academy. Chadwick has served in other leadership roles with the ADA including the ADA Board as 16th District (North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina) trustee from 1996-2000.
His board responsibilities included: liaison with ADA Council on Communications, Dental Benefits and Government Affairs, member of the Strategic Planning Committee and the task force related to the ADA’s Web site and chairman of the Dental Information Technology Committee. He was president-elect 2000-01 and chaired the board committee that selected the ADA’s new executive director. Chadwick recently received the distinguished service from the UNC Dental Alumni Association.
A reception to honor the Class of 2002 will be held at the Alumni Garden at the School of Dentistry prior to the commencement, from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.