New York Dentist and Hygienist Named to National Board

New York Dentist and Hygienist Named to National Board

Dr. Amarillis Jacobo elected as President-elect and Ms. Diana Macri to serve as
Trustees on the Board of the Hispanic Dental Association

 Las Vegas Nevada. August 2014– The Hispanic Dental Association announced this week the selection of New York resident Dr. Amarillis Jacobo as President Elect of the Association and Ms. Diana Macri as a member of the National Board of Trustees.  Both individuals join the association as representatives of the New York.

Dr. Amarilis Jacobo is one of the most respected leaders of the Dominican Dental Association, and the Hispanic Dental community. Her influence extends to many other ethnic groups within Dentistry. Dr. Jacobo is extremely loyal to the ADA and NYSDA and works tirelessly to promote organize Dentistry and the profession as a whole.

Diana Macri, RDH, BSDH, MS.Ed., MAADH is an Assistant Professor, Hostos Community College, Secretary of the New York Hispanic Dental Association and continues her work as  registered dental hygienist in a multi-specialty practice in Staten Island. She is the editorial director of RDH Graduate, a monthly newsletter that targets dental hygiene students and recent graduates new to the profession and co-author of the hygiene blog Empire Hygeniuses. She is a strong advocate for the profession and the Hispanic community.

“We are very fortunate to have Dr. Jacobo and Ms. Macri by our side. They embody the passion that HDA members have for service to the Hispanic community and I am confident that with their knowledge and energy, they will help us work to eliminate oral health disparities” said Dr. Tyrone Rodriguez, President of HDA.


About the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA)   @HDAssoc                                         

The Hispanic Dental Association is a national, non-profit organization comprised of oral health professionals and students dedicated to eliminating oral health disparities in the Hispanic community by providing Service, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership. We are the leaders for Hispanic oral health providing Service, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership.