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Name Selfridge, George
Othernames George Dever Selfridge, "Satch"
Places of residence Buffalo, New York
Washington, D.C.
Bethesda, Maryland
St. Albans, New York
Jacksonville, Florida
Education D.D.S., University of New York-Buffalo, School of Dentistry, 1947
Masters in Higher Education, George Washington University
Notes George Selfridge rose in rank from Seaman Recruit to Rear Admiral during a distinguished 30-year career in the United States Navy Dental Corps.
During his career in the Navy he served for a time as Senior Dental Officer for the Submarine Force.
Occupation Military Dentistry
Education Administration
Oral Surgery
Titles & honors Commanding Officer, Naval Graduate Dental School, 1973-1976
Dean, Washington University School of Dentistry, St. Louis, Missouri, 1976-1986
Executive Director, American Board of Orthodontics, 1987-1997
President, International College of Dentists
Earl E. and Wilma S. Shepard Award of Distinction, American Board of Orthodontics, 2006
Role Dentist
Related Websites Chronicles of Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry
George Selfridge Memorium

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Selfridge, George - RL522

This DVD is volume 51 in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This is an interview with George D. Selfridge, who talks about his life and career in dentistry. He is best known as a distinguished 30 year active Navy Dental Corps career, Dr. Selfridge became Dean, Washington University School of Dentistry in St. Louis, MO for ten years. He then assumed the responsibilities of the Executive Director of the American Board of Orthodontists where he revised testing procedures. His impact on the Board Certification process for orthodontists has been significant. He has served in many positions in the