Dr. Sue Spackman, DDS, associate professor, Division of General Dentistry, was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists (ICD) at its 87th Annual Convocation in Denver, Colorado on October 21, 2016.
An honorary organization for the recognition of outstanding and meritorious service to the profession and community, ICD presented Dr. Spackman with a membership plaque, a gold lapel pin, and a gold key symbolic of this Fellowship for conspicuous service rendered in the art and science of Dentistry.
The cap and gown ceremony involved 320 dentists from the United States inducted into the College at this year’s event witnessed by hundreds of members and guests. The College, with representative chapters in more than 120 countries, has over 11,000 members, including about 6,500 in the United States.
As a certified dental geriatrician, Dr. Spackman has been on the LLUSD faculty since September 2013, teaching geriatric dentistry with sensitivity training, case presentations, and inter-professional team collaboration to provide simulations in geriatric dentistry.
For 20 years prior to her LLUSD appointment, Dr. Spackman was the director of Extended Care Programs for the June and Paul Ehrlich Endowed Program in Geriatric Dentistry at UCLA School of Dentistry.