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Dr. Charles Burstone, innovator and leader in biomechanics research, died in February
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  WFO forms History Committee, seeks members' recollections of the WFO's early years and history of WFO affiliate organizations
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JWFO publishes comprehensive survey on the status of orthodontics worldwide
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  Important Notice: WFO now sends membership renewal notices via e-mail
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WFO Executive Committee to select slate of candidates for 2015-2020 WFO Executive Committee in May 2015
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  WFO student member creates an organization geared to postgraduate students worldwide
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WFO to host symposium on orthodontic board certification during the 8th International Orthodontic Congress® in 2015
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  The European Federation of Orthodontics presented its annual awards in December 2014
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The Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS) has commenced an extensive public awareness campaign in India to heighten awareness of the benefits of orthodontic treatment. As part of the campaign, IOS members are traveling with the Smile Torch throughout India. Here, Dr. Keki Mistry, left, a founding member and past president of the IOS, hands over the Smile Torch to Dr. Prashant Dhole, the Bombay Orthodontic Study Group convenor, Dec. 27, 2014, in Mumbai, India. Dr. Nikhilesh Vaid, president of the IOS, is standing directly behind Dr. Mistry and Dr. Dhole. This ceremony marked the beginning of the Smile Torch’s journey through India.
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  Twenty-four members of the Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS) explored the Pench Tiger Reserve in India during a four-day nature and wildlife excursion and wildlife photography workshop in March 2015. The group completed five jungle safaris, including one at night. Dr. Matrishva Vyas, an IOS member and renowned wildlife photographer, organized the program. The orthodontists participated in a live photography contest. Selected photographs will be made into charity greeting cards, calendars and posters, the sale of which will raise funds for tiger conservation projects and the IOS Research Foundation.
         

 

   
Dr. Zhihe Zhao, the 2011-2014 president of the COS, welcomes attendees to the 13th Annual Session of the Chinese Orthodontic Society during the Opening Ceremony.
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The Asian Pacific Orthodontic Society elected new officers Oct. 20, 2014, during the Asian Pacific Orthodontic Conference in Kuching, Malaysia. From left are Dr. Bryce Lee, secretary-general; Dr. Kazuo Tanne, immediate past president; Dr. Nikhilesh Vaid, president; Dr. Tanan Jaruprakorn, vice president; and Dr. Prashant Zaveri, treasurer.