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Personal Data Birth Date: April 3 1952 Las Cruces New Mexico Education and Licenses 1973 New Mexico State University - Bachelor of Science 1973 Oregon Health Sciences University 1977 School of Dentistry Portland Oregon - Doctor of Dental Medicine 1982 Saint Louis University - Master of Science Dentistry in Orthodontics 07/01/77 Washington State Dental License No. 4916 07/30/77 Oregon State Dental License No. 5293 11/03/77 New Mexico State Dental License No. 1217 10/18/79 Arizona State Dental License No. 2470 Professional Experience 1976 Employed as a senior dental student intern at the Oregon State Correctional Institution, Salem, Oregon. 09/08/77 Commissioned in the U. S. Public Health Service. 1977 Active Duty with the Indian Health Service. Assigned to a one dental officer facility at Santa Rosa Health Clinic, Santa Rosa, Arizona.Provided general dental care for a local service population of approximately 4000 Papago Indians. Revised and updated dental record-keeping procedures and began a system for periodic recall for school-age children. 1978 Transferred to Sells Indian Health Service Hospital, Dental Clinic, Sells, Arizona. Provided patent care and education for a service population of approximately 5500 Papago Indians. Integrated preventive dentistry into prenatal counseling programs at the Sells IHS Hospital. Introduced expanded functions (TEAM concept) dentistry to the dental clinic and assisted in reclassifying the clinic as an expanded functions station. Assisted in the development and application of computer assisted general appointment scheduling systems and computerized periodic recall for prosthetic, orthodontic and endodontic patients. Coordinated the development, design and equipment selection in clinic remodeling and improvement. Participated in recertification of the hospital site to meet requirements of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals. 07/06/80 Honorable Discharge; resigned current position to attend graduate training at Saint Louis University. Since 1982 Private, speciality practice of orthodontics in Tucson, Arizona. Publications Day, J. W.: The Effects of Intrinsic Enamel-Fluoride Content and Surface Preparation on Adhesive Bond Strength of Orthodontic Attachments, Master's Thesis, St. Louis University, 1983. Day, J. W., Nikolai, R. J.: Enamel Fluoride Content and Surface Preparation Influences on Bond Strength., J. Dent. Res. 63: 295, 1984. Languages English Spanish (some speaking ability and limited writing ability) Organizations and Memberships American Dental Association, 1977-Present Southern Arizona Dental Society Civitan International, 1983-Present Old Pueblo Civitan Club, Tucson, Arizona Orthodontic Foundation for Education and Research, 1982-Present Awards Western Interstate Commission of Higher Education Scholarship Award for General Dental Studies at the Oregon Health Sciences University for residents of the State of New Mexico, 1973-7 U. S. Public Health Scholarship Award, 1976, 1977 Continuing Education 1995 CPR Training - 4hrs CNA Risk Mgmt Seminar, Poe & Brown Insr. - 8hrs Community Activities Secretary, Comstock Children's Foundation, Inc. Past President, Old Pueblo Civitan Club Member, Tucson Computer Society Classroom Instructor, Wright Flight, Inc. Hobbies and Recreation Flying (commercial pilot, instrument flight instructor), photography, hiking, southwest history, and occasional golf and fishing.
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