Dr. Bob Barsley Elected as President of AAFS
Dr. Robert Barsley, JD, LDA secretary treasurer, and professor and head of the Division of Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials, and director of Oral Health Resources, Community & Hospital Dentistry at the LSU School of Dentistry, has had an impressive career in forensic odontology. Among his latest accomplishments is election to the presidency of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) at its Annual Scientific meeting.
The AAFS is a multidisciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. Organized in 1948, AAFS serves a distinguished and diverse membership of 6,000 forensic science professionals who are the focal point for public information when forensic science issues are addressed in the public domain. AAFS publishes the internationally recognized Journal of Forensic Sciences.
NODA’s 2011 Honor Dentist
The New Orleans Dental Association (NODA) presented the 2011 Honor Dentist Award to Dr. Donald R. Toso at the President's Installation Banquet on March 24, 2012, at Metairie Country Club. A 1966 graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, and a 1969 graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago, with a Master of Science in Oral Biology, Toso has been a member of NODA, LDA and ADA since 1966.
Toso is also a member of the Louisiana Orthodontic Association, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the American Association of Orthodontics. He has served in many capacities for organized dentistry. He has also served on the faculty at the LSUSD since 1970. He received the rank of clinical professor in 1977.
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