October 24, 2016

Alumnus Elected as ADA President-elect

Joseph Crowley DDS

College of Dentistry alumnus Joseph Crowley, ’76 DDS, has been elected as president-elect of the American Dental Association. Dr. Crowley, who has practiced as a general dentist in Cincinnati, Ohio for 40 years, was elected on October 24 by the ADA House of Delegates during the ADA’s Annual Meeting in Denver. 

Dr. Crowley has more than 31 years of volunteer experience in organized dentistry, serving most recently as the Seventh District Trustee on the ADA’s Board of Trustees (2012-2016). He is a former member of the ADA Political Action Committee Board of Directors, was chair of the ADA Audit Committee, and has served on many other ADA committees.  He is a past president of the Ohio Dental Association (2005-2006) as well as the Cincinnati Dental Society (1996). He is the 2013 recipient of the ODA’s Distinguished Dentist Award, the 2001 recipient of the ODA’s Achievement Award, and the 2007 recipient of the Cincinnati Dental Society’s Meritorious Service Award.