2013 General Assembly Agenda
2012 General Assembly Minutes
OPEN FORUM AND REFERENCE COMMITTEE
HEARINGS AND REPORTS
Constitution and Bylaws amendments and proposed changes/additions to oral health policies and clinical guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry will be the subject matter for the Reference Committee hearings at the Annual Session.
Recommendations from the Constitution and Bylaws Committee concerning Bylaws amendments were published and mailed to members in the March 2013 PDT, pp. 12-14, and are also available on the AAPD website. Recommendations from the Council on Clinical Affairs concerning oral health policies and clinical guidelines have been available under “Latest News” in the Members-Only section of the AAPD website (www.aapd.org) since April 10, 2013. All members were alerted to this availability via the AAPD E-News edition of April 19, 2013. All council and committee annual reports will be available on CD upon registration in Orlando.
There will be an Open Forum for members concerning the proposed governance recommendations,on Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Southern Hemisphere 1/2 of the Dolphin Hotel. This will be immediately followed by the Reference Committee hearings from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the same room (Southern Hemisphere 1/2 of the Dolphin Hotel). Members are strongly encouraged to attend. Non-members may attend, but will be polled and asked to identify themselves by the chair, and are not allowed to comment. The Reference Committees are intended to be the venue for member discussion on any formal resolutions that will be proposed before the General Assembly. This is an opportunity for members to present testimony on proposed oral health policies and clinical guidelines, and other business to come before the General Assembly.
Reference Committee Reports will be available in the back of Southern Hemisphere 1/2 of the Dolphin Hotel beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning May 26, 2013 prior to the beginning of the General Assembly and Awards Recognition at 9:30 a.m. If available in time, copies will also be provided at District Caucuses on Saturday, May 25, 2013 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND AWARDS RECOGNITION
The General Assembly and Awards Recognition will take place on Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Southern Hemisphere 1/2 of the Dolphin Hotel. The General Assembly is a meeting of Active and Life members for the purposes of conducting the business of the AAPD. Final action on recommendations from Reference Committees takes place at the General Assembly. An agenda for the General Assembly meeting was be posted under “Latest News” in the Members-Only section of the AAPD Web site (www.aapd.org) on May 1, 2013. All members were alerted to this availability via AAPD E-News.
1. Call to Order
President, Joel H. Berg
2. Approval of Minutes of 65th Annual Session, San Diego (attached)
President, Joel H. Berg
3. Nominations Committee (additional nominations from the floor)
President-Elect: Edward H. Moody, Jr.
Vice President: Robert L. Delarosa
Secretary-Treasurer: Jade Miller
Trustee At-Large: Jessica Y. Lee
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Director: Jeffrey C. Mabry
Chair, John R. Liu
4. Announcement of Tellers and Distribution of Election Ballots
Kaitlin E. Lee – University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, TX
Jennifer McCafferty – Dublin Dental University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Aimee J. Picard –University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Carrie Tsai – University of California, San Francisco, CA
3. Ralph E. McDonald Award: to be announced
4. My Kids Dentist Research Poster Competition winners: to be announced
5. Paul P. Taylor Award:
B Howley, NS Seale, AG McWhorter, C Kerins, KB Boozer, and D Lindsey. Pulpotomy versus Pulpectomy for Carious Vital Primary Incisors: Randomized Controlled Trial. 2012;34(5): 112-119E.
6. 2013-14 Samuel D. Harris Research and Policy Fellow: to be announced
7. Pediatric Dental Residents Committee Resident Recognition Award: to be announced
8. American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) Awards – Recognition by Jenny Ison Stigers, President, ABPD Board of Directors
2012-2013 Pugh Award Recipients:
Belinda Campbell, Broomfield, CO – Virginia Commonwealth University
Tabitha Chng, Singapore – University of Toronto
Michelle Chung, Cumming, GA – Children’s National Medical Center
Kari Cwiak, Hampton, VA – Lutheran Medical Center
Raha Ghafurian, Conchohocken, PA – Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital
Lauren Gutenberg, Beaumont, CA – Loma Linda University
Joseph Jackson, Las Cruces, NM – Ohio State University
f. Richard P. Mungo, AAPD Political Action Committee Steering Committee, Vice Chair
g. K. Jean Beauchamp, AAPD Political Action Committee Steering Committee, Assistant Treasurer
h. Reneida E. Reyes, AAPD Political Action Committee Steering Committee, District 1 Representative
i. Neophytos L. Savide, AAPD Political Action Committee Steering Committee, District 4 Representative
j. Edward H. Moody, Jr., Council on Annual Session, Chair
k. Carlos A. Bertot, Council on Annual Session, Local Arrangements Committee, Co-chair
l. Rachelle Dermody, Council on Annual Session, Local Arrangements Committee, Co-chair
m. Indru C. Punwani, Council on Scientific Affairs, Chair
n. Jenny Ison Stigers, Task Force on Strengthening the Science in AAPD’s Guidelines and Journals, Chair
o. Scott W. Cashion, Task Force on Governance, Chair
14. Remarks from Incoming President
Warren A. Brill
MINUTES of the
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
General Assembly of the 65th Annual Session San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina
San Diego, California
San Diego Ballroom A-C Sunday, May 27, 2012
9:30 – 11:30 AM
I. Approval of Minutes of 64th Annual Session, New York, New York Action
The minutes of the 64thAnnual Session General Assembly were approved.
II. Nominations Committee (additional nominations from the floor) Action
President Haugseth appointed the following members to serve as tellers if needed:
Jade Miller (chair), Sarat Thikkurissy, Courtney Alexander, Jeffrey Miles Mazzawi
The Nominations Committee presented recommendations for the 2012-13 slate of officers. There were no nominations from the floor. Therefore, the General Assembly considered the slate as presented by the Nominations Committee. The president called for a voice vote for each office individually as listed below:
President-Elect: Warren A. Brill
Vice President: Edward H. Moody, Jr.
Secretary-Treasurer: Robert L. Delarosa
Academic Trustee At-Large: Catherine B. Flaitz
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Director: William Greenhill
Each nominee was approved unanimously.
Additionally, Jessica Y. Lee has been approved by the board of trustees to serve as parliamentarian for 2012-2013.
III. Informational reports were given by AAPD President Rhea M. Haugseth, HSHC President David K. Curtis, AAPD PAC Steering Committee Chair Lewis A. Kay, and the Chief Executive Officer John S. Rutkauskas.
Although proposed budget reflects a negative balance, historically, at the end of the fiscal year the budget is balanced and usually shows profit.
Question from the floor regarding why the Political Action Committee is included within the Academy budget.
The funds are kept separate; it is included with the budget presentation so that the members have the numbers available.
V. Reference Committee Report –Oral Health Policies, Clinical Guidelines, or Endorsements as presented by the Council on Clinical Affairs Reference Committee.
A motion to approve the entire report was considered, with the opportunity for any member to pull an item for additional discussion. Changes from the drafts presented in the Council on Clinical Affairs’ annual report as presented at the Reference Committee hearings are noted below for each document title.
The following definitions, oral health policies, clinical guidelines, or endorsements were reaffirmed/approved, with changes from the report as noted below:
Definition of Dental Disability
Definition of Special Health Care Needs
Guideline on Management of Persons with Special Health Care Needs
Policy on Child Identification Programs
Policy on Mandatory School-entrance Oral Health Examinations
Policy on Emergency Oral Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Policy on Dietary Recommendations for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Policy on Vending Machines in Schools
Policy on Use of Deep Sedation and General Anesthesia in the Pediatric Dental Office
Guideline on Use of Anesthesia Personnel in the Administration of Office-based Deep
Guideline on Oral Health Care for the Pregnant Adolescent
Guideline on Role of Dental Prophylaxis in Pediatric Dentistry
Guideline on Record-keeping
Guideline on Prescribing Dental Radiographs
Policy on Management of Patients With Cleft Lip/ Palate and Other Craniofacial Anomalies
Guideline on Fluoride Therapy
Policy on Use of Fluoride
Policy on the Dental Home
Commonly Used Pediatric Medications
Guideline on Pediatric Restorative Dentistry
Lines 132-333: delete “Precautionary”: The most significant window of potential exposure to BPA is immediately following the application of resin-based dental sealants and composites. Therefore, precautionary measures can be taken to reduce potential BPA exposure. Precautionary tTechniques are directed at removing the residual monomer layer immediately after placement of dental sealants and composites.
Policy on Pain Management.
Policy on Third Party Fee Capping of Non-Covered Services
VI. Awards Recognition
3M ESPE Preventative Pediatric Dentistry Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Kerry Dove – University of North Carolina. Children, crowding, and caries: Iis there a connection?
Travis Hicks – University of North Carolina. Knowledge and practice of eating disorders among a group of adolescent dental patients
C. Marshall Long – University of North Carolina. The Age One dental visit: Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of North Carolina dentists regarding physician guidelines.
3M ESPE Preventative Pediatric Dentistry Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, 2012-13:
Maggie W. Fetner, Schools of Dentistry and Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Health Information-Seeking Behaviors among Low Income Caregivers of Young Children: The Role of Oral Health Literacy
Chien Joo Sim, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Dietary Recommendations for Infants and Toddlers among Pediatric Dentists in North Carolina
Rosalyn Sulyanto ,The Ohio State University Nationwide Children's Hospital: The Natural History of Oral Bacteria Acquisition in the Developing Infant
NuSmile Graduate Student Research Awards (GSRA):
Kimon Divaris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC: How accurate are caregivers’ assessments of their children’s oral health?
Erin L. Gross, Ohio State University: New pathogens associated with childhood caries using 16S pyrosequencing
Malinda M. Husson, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Richmond, VA: Evaluating post-operative pain in children following treatment under general anesthesia.
Kevin Kennedy, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN: Dental pulp stem cells for the study of neurogenetic disorders
Anita Moosani, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Oral swab assay evaluation in uncooperative patients with special needs.
Elisa M. Roth, Children’s Hospital of Colorado, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, Denver, CO: Compliance by US pediatric oncology centers with AAPD recommended guidelines
Lauren A. Sanzone, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC: Caregiver literacy and report children’s oral health behaviors
Sujatha S. Sivaraman, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY: A survey of pediatric dentists on antibiotic use in children.
Ralph E. McDonald Award
Erin L. Gross, Ohio State University: New pathogens associated with childhood caries using 16S pyrosequencing
AAPD Poster Research Competition winners
Jennifer Lo, University of California-San Francisco: Effect of Xylitol-wipe on mutans Streptococci rate of acid production
Tabitha Chng, University of Toronto: GLUT2 and TASIRS genotypes and risk of dental caries
Sarah Swenson, University of Iowa: Effectiveness of group home caregivers’ training regarding oral care delivery.
2012-13 Samuel D. Harris Policy and Management Fellow
Dr. Barret W. R. Peters, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2011-2012 Pugh Award Recipients
Recognition by Dennis J. McTigue, President, ABPD Board of Directors
Jana Barfield – Little Rock, AR; Children's Hospital Of Denver
Carli DiGioia – Wauwatosa, WI; Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Ashlee Vorachek – Chicago, IL; Children's Memorial Medical Center-Illinois
VII. Other business
The 2012-13 AAPD Board of Trustees, HSHC Board, and ABPD Directors were installed by AAPD Past President, Dr. Jerome Miller. Plaques were presented to retiring officers, trustees, and chairs. Dr. Joel Berg, incoming AAPD president, presented remarks.
Adjournment at 11:19 am.
Minutes taken by Margaret A. Bjerklie, CPS, Executive Assistant and Office Manager, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Approval: Minutes will be reviewed and approved by the Active and Life members at the General Assembly of the 66th Annual Session in Orlando, Florida on May 26, 2013.
1 Per the AAPD Bylaws, Chapter XVII. Amendment of Bylaws: “Minor revisions that do not change the basic subject matter or intent of a proposed amendment as mailed to the members can be made upon recommendation by the Constitution and Bylaws Committee Reference Committee of the General Assembly. A majority vote of the General Assembly will be required to accept the changes, but a two-thirds (2/3) vote will be required by the General Assembly to approve the main motion/bylaws amendment.”