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Academy of General Dentistry honors BCD alumni


During the Academy of General Dentistry's convocation ceremony  on July 10 in New Orleans, several Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry alumni received AGD recognition for their commitment to excellence and continuing education.  Awards given included the Fellowship and Mastership awards.

In order to receive AGD Fellowship, a dentist must complete 500 hours of continuing dental education, pass a comprehensive written exam and fulfill three years of continual membership in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Mastership is the next step in the award process and is one of the most respected designations in the dental profession. To accomplish this, AGD members must complete a total of 1,100 hours of continuing dental education in the 16 disciplines of dentistry, including 400 hours dedicated to hands-on skills and techniques.

The following HSC-BCD alumni received these honors: 


Dr. Ben Bratcher ‘90
Dr. Dave Carpenter ‘83
Dr. Linda Cheng ‘99
Dr. Shandon Colter ‘99
Dr. Joseph de Graffenried ‘86
Dr. Jarred Donald '00
Dr. James Holt ‘95
Dr. Kathy McRobbie ‘94
Dr. Amos Ross ‘74
Dr. Majid Sehat ‘98
Dr. Aly Sergie ‘06
Dr. John Thompson ‘88
Dr. Thu Tran ‘06
 Dr. Anna Willison ‘94


Dr. Vernon Nesmith ‘78
Dr. Melissa Scaggs  ‘00
Dr. Steven Thompson ‘94
Dr. Jill Wade ‘96