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Past Executive Committees

The Bylaws of the WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS were confirmed in San Francisco during the 4th IOC and the first Executive Committee was struck. Council meetings of the WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS were planned to be held every five years during the INTERNATIONAL ORTHODONTIC CONGRESS in conjunction with the host country's national association meeting. Sites for these meetings will be determined by the Executive Committee of the WFO.

The first official meeting of the Council of the WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS took place April29-May 3, 2000 in Chicago, Illinois, USA during the 5th IOC in conjunction with the 100th anniversary celebration of the AAO. The 6th IOC was held September 10-14, 2005, in Paris, France, under the sponsorship of Societe Francaise d'Orthopedie Dento-Facial (SFODF) and Syndicat des Specialistes Francais en Orthopedie Dento­ Facial (SSFODF) and the WFO. The 7th IOC convened in Sydney, Australia, February 6-9, 2010, under the sponsorship of the Australian Society of Orthodontists (ASO) and the WFO. The 8th IOC was held in London, England, United Kingdom, September 27-30, 2015, under the sponsorship of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and the WFO. The 9th IOC was scheduled to be held in Yokohama, Japan under the sponsorship of the Japanese Orthodontic Society, but due to COVID 19, was transitioned to a virtual meeting October 4-6, 2020. The 10th IOC is planned for Rio de Janeiro October 8-12, 2025 under the sponsorship of the Brazilian Association of Orthodontists.

 

WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
1995-2000

William H. DeKock, DDS, MS

President

United States of America

Lee W. Graber, DDS, MS, PhD

Vice-President

United States of America

A. E. Athanasiou, DDS, MSD, Dr Dent

Greece

 

Jae Chan Kim, DDS, MS, PhD

Korea

Takayuki Kuroda, DDS, PhD

Japan

Robert P. Max, BDS, D Orth, RCS

New Zealand

Per Rygh, DDS, PhD

Norway

Ronald S. Moen, MS

Secretary-General

United States of America

 

WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
2000-2005

Lee W. Graber, DDS, MS, PhD

President

United States of America

A. E. Athanasiou, DDS, MSD, Dr Dent

Vice-President

Greece

Julia F Harfin, DDS, PhD

Argentina

Roberto Justus D, DDS, Fis, MSD

Mexico

Larson R Keso, DDS, MS

United States of America

Jae Chan Kim, DDS, MS, PhD

Korea

Olivier P. Mauchamp, MDS, PhD

France

Robert P Max, BDS, D Orth, RCS

New Zealand

Francesca A Miotti, MD, DDS, MSc

Italy

Hideo Mitani, DDS, MS, PhD

Japan

Donald R Poulton, DDS

United States of America

Abbas R Zaher, BDS, MS, PhD

Egypt

William H. DeKock, DDS, MS

Secretary-General

United States of America

 

 

 

WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
2005-2010

A E Athanasiou, DDS, MSD, Dr Dent

President

Greece

Abbas R Zaher, BDS, MS, PhD

Vice President

Egypt

James E Gjerset, DDS, MSD

United States of America

Julia F Harfin, DDS, Ph D

Argentina

Roberto Justus D, DDS, Fis, MSD

Mexico

Larson R Keso, DDS, MS

United States of America

Jung Kook Kim, DDS, MS, Ph D

Korea

Francesca A Miotti MD, DDS

Italy

Richard J Olive, M DSc

Australia

Somchai Satravaha, DDS, Dr meddent

Thailand

Allan R Thom, BDS, FDS, M'Orth

United Kingdom

B Ian Watson, RFD, FDS,Sc

Australia

William H DeKock, DDS, MS

Secretary-General

United States of America

 

 

 

WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
2010-2015

Roberto Justus D, DDS, Fis, MSD President

Mexico

Allan R Thom, BDS, FDS, M'Orth

Vice President

United Kingdom

Thomas L Ahman, DDS, MS

United States of America

Joseph Bouserhal, DDS, MDS

Lebanon

Kurt Faltin, Jr, DDS, Drmeddent

Brazil

Himawan Halim, DMD, MS, PhD

Indonesia

F Amanda Maplethorp, BSc, DMD

Canada

Keiji Moriyama, DDS, PhD

Japan

Somchai Satravaha, DDS,Drmeddent

Thailand

Paul Jonathan Sandler, BDS (Hons), FDS, MSc, MOrth

United Kingdom

David L Turpin, DDS, MSD

United States of America

William H DeKock, DDS, MS

Secretary-General

United States of America

 

 

WORLD FEDERATION OF ORTHODONTISTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

2015-2020

 

Allan R. Thom, LLM, BDS, FDS, M Orth

President

United Kingdom

F. Amanda Maplethorp, BSc, DMD

Vice President

Canada

Thomas L. Ahman, DDS, MS

United States of America

Joseph Bouserhal, DDS, MDS, PhD

Lebanon

Himawan Halim, DMD, MS, PhD

Indonesia

Keiji Moriyama, DDS, PhD

Japan

Ricardo Machado Cruz, DDS, MSc, PhD

Brazil

Paul Jonathan Sandler, BDS (Hons), FDS, Morth

United Kingdom

Panagiotis Skoularikis, DDS, Dr Med Dent

Greece

Nikhilesh Vaid, MDS(Ortho)

India


Yanheng Zhou, DDS, PhD, Adv Dip Orth

China


Lee W. Graber, DDS, MS, PhD

Secretary- General

United States of America