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May Issue

Constituent Feature

Meet Nicholas J. Russo, DMD

  • by AGD Constituent Services Representative
  • Feb 21, 2018

Nick Russo Headshot Nicholas J. Russo, DMD
Region 5

Dr. Russo is the Regional Director of Region 5, which represents the constituents of Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Dr. Russo has been a practicing general dentistry in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware, since graduating from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1992. Dr. Russo’s election in November 2017 to the Regional Director position was a significant milestone in his career with the AGD. He has been a proud member of the organization for nearly 28 years, beginning when he was a student member while at Temple. 

Over the years, Dr. Russo has served on his local DEAGD Board in various positions, including Secretary, Treasurer, CE Chair, and two terms as President. Dr. Russo’s commitment to dentistry and desire to make a difference has motivated him to seek leadership positions within the AGD. He is excited about the opportunity to utilize his new position as RD to implement positive change, and is actively engaging with constituents to understand their concerns and preferences for future initiatives. 

In his spare time, Dr. Russo enjoys spending time with his three children and other family and friends. He is an avid golfer and sports enthusiast, always rooting for Philadelphia sports teams and the University of Delaware football team. Dr. Russo offers this advice for those aspiring to be leaders: "Keep pushing for what you believe is right, don’t be afraid to delegate responsibility which, in turn, allows you to see the level of talent within your organization and, finally, be open to new ideas.”

 

 

AGD Headquarter Alerts

Meet Nicholas J. Russo, DMD

  • by AGD Constituent Services Representative
  • Feb 21, 2018

Nick Russo Headshot Nicholas J. Russo, DMD
Region 5

Dr. Russo is the Regional Director of Region 5, which represents the constituents of Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Dr. Russo has been a practicing general dentistry in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware, since graduating from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1992. Dr. Russo’s election in November 2017 to the Regional Director position was a significant milestone in his career with the AGD. He has been a proud member of the organization for nearly 28 years, beginning when he was a student member while at Temple. 

Over the years, Dr. Russo has served on his local DEAGD Board in various positions, including Secretary, Treasurer, CE Chair, and two terms as President. Dr. Russo’s commitment to dentistry and desire to make a difference has motivated him to seek leadership positions within the AGD. He is excited about the opportunity to utilize his new position as RD to implement positive change, and is actively engaging with constituents to understand their concerns and preferences for future initiatives. 

In his spare time, Dr. Russo enjoys spending time with his three children and other family and friends. He is an avid golfer and sports enthusiast, always rooting for Philadelphia sports teams and the University of Delaware football team. Dr. Russo offers this advice for those aspiring to be leaders: "Keep pushing for what you believe is right, don’t be afraid to delegate responsibility which, in turn, allows you to see the level of talent within your organization and, finally, be open to new ideas.”

 

 

Constituent News Buzz

Meet Nicholas J. Russo, DMD

  • by AGD Constituent Services Representative
  • Feb 21, 2018

Nick Russo Headshot Nicholas J. Russo, DMD
Region 5

Dr. Russo is the Regional Director of Region 5, which represents the constituents of Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Dr. Russo has been a practicing general dentistry in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware, since graduating from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1992. Dr. Russo’s election in November 2017 to the Regional Director position was a significant milestone in his career with the AGD. He has been a proud member of the organization for nearly 28 years, beginning when he was a student member while at Temple. 

Over the years, Dr. Russo has served on his local DEAGD Board in various positions, including Secretary, Treasurer, CE Chair, and two terms as President. Dr. Russo’s commitment to dentistry and desire to make a difference has motivated him to seek leadership positions within the AGD. He is excited about the opportunity to utilize his new position as RD to implement positive change, and is actively engaging with constituents to understand their concerns and preferences for future initiatives. 

In his spare time, Dr. Russo enjoys spending time with his three children and other family and friends. He is an avid golfer and sports enthusiast, always rooting for Philadelphia sports teams and the University of Delaware football team. Dr. Russo offers this advice for those aspiring to be leaders: "Keep pushing for what you believe is right, don’t be afraid to delegate responsibility which, in turn, allows you to see the level of talent within your organization and, finally, be open to new ideas.”

 

 

Regional Directors Corner

Meet Nicholas J. Russo, DMD

  • by AGD Constituent Services Representative
  • Feb 21, 2018

Nick Russo Headshot Nicholas J. Russo, DMD
Region 5

Dr. Russo is the Regional Director of Region 5, which represents the constituents of Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Dr. Russo has been a practicing general dentistry in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware, since graduating from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1992. Dr. Russo’s election in November 2017 to the Regional Director position was a significant milestone in his career with the AGD. He has been a proud member of the organization for nearly 28 years, beginning when he was a student member while at Temple. 

Over the years, Dr. Russo has served on his local DEAGD Board in various positions, including Secretary, Treasurer, CE Chair, and two terms as President. Dr. Russo’s commitment to dentistry and desire to make a difference has motivated him to seek leadership positions within the AGD. He is excited about the opportunity to utilize his new position as RD to implement positive change, and is actively engaging with constituents to understand their concerns and preferences for future initiatives. 

In his spare time, Dr. Russo enjoys spending time with his three children and other family and friends. He is an avid golfer and sports enthusiast, always rooting for Philadelphia sports teams and the University of Delaware football team. Dr. Russo offers this advice for those aspiring to be leaders: "Keep pushing for what you believe is right, don’t be afraid to delegate responsibility which, in turn, allows you to see the level of talent within your organization and, finally, be open to new ideas.”

 

 

Leader Insight

“The Florida AGD STAR Visit [was] a huge success. Each and every one of [the Florida AGD leaders] contributed with [their] enthusiasm and willingness to learn. We could not have completed this without Patricia, Seneshia and Kashema's coordination and assistance. Drs. Mark Donald and Bruce DeGinder were fantastic facilitators. With their help, we will succeed as an organization and reach new heights in the coming years.”

Merlin Ohmer, DDS, MAGD
Florida AGD President-Elect
Following Florida AGD STAR visit on May 12, 2018

Regional Directors Corner

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Ira Levine, DDS, MAGD
Region 2

Learn more about Dr. Levine.


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