WATERTOWN, MA: October 25, 2013— Pulpdent Corporation has announced that Dr. David Itzkoff is the 2013 recipient of the Harold Berk Award, which is sponsored by Pulpdent and given each year by Special Care Dentistry and the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities. The Award is given annually to an individual who has shown outstanding leadership working with persons with disabilities.
Dr. Itzkoff has been practicing dentistry since 1979, and most of his time has been spent treating patients with special needs. Since 1987 he has worked full time at a state operated residential facility in Illinois. He has served the Special Care Dentistry Association and Special Care Advocates in Dentistry in many capacities, and he is currently on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry.
“David Itzkoff has received recognition from his colleagues in the dental profession for many years along with their gratitude for his tireless commitment to public health and the welfare of persons with disabilities,” says Fred Berk, Vice President of Pulpdent and son of founder Harold Berk. “We salute Dr. Itzkoff, and we thank him for his exemplary efforts to improve access for underserved patients.”
Pulpdent established the Harold Berk Award in 1994 to recognize the role Dr. Berk played in helping form the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities in 1952. www.pulpdent.com