Dr. David Fried to serve a one year term.
HARTFORD, Conn. (May 29, 2018) - Today, the Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA) appointed Dr. David Fried as its new President. Dr. Fried, a long-serving member of the CSDA, will serve a one-year term leading the trade association.
“I am honored and excited to be elected by my peers for this position,” said Dr. Fried. “I want to thank Dr. Gary Linker for serving as president this last year, and I hope to build upon the great work CSDA has done through the years.”
Dr. Fried is a general dentist currently practicing in his hometown of Wallingford, CT. Dr. Fried has served on the CSDA legislative council for many years, as well having served on the CSDA House of Delegates, and was Chairman for the Connecticut Dental Political Action Committee. Additionally, he served in the Connecticut Army National Guard for 23-years where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Dr. Fried is also a member of the Connecticut Study Club for Excellence in Dentistry.
Dr. Fried graduated from Clark University followed by the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He still volunteers at UCONN as a Clinical Instructor in the Operative Department and annually travels with third-year students on mission trips to Honduras.
“The Connecticut State Dental Association has done exemplary work in educating the public about the benefits of oral health care and improving access to dental service across the state,” continued Dr. Fried. “I am looking forward to working with the CSDA and its members to strengthen professional dentistry in Connecticut in the coming year.”
Also elected to the CSDA Board of Governors were: Dr. Al Natelli of Southington as President-Elect; Dr. Tam Le of Hamden as Vice President; Dr. Bethaney Brenner of Burlington as Treasurer; Dr. Annemarie Delessio-Matta (Southbury); Dr. Edward Finnigan, Jr. (Fairfield); Dr. Steve Hall (Farmington); Dr. Robert Hughes (Stamford); Dr. Laurence Levy (Middletown); Dr. Gary Linker (New Britain); Dr. Nancy Treiber (New Britain); Dr. Jennifer You (New Haven).