American Association of Endodontists welcomes Keith V. Krell as its new president
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Association of Endodontists elected Keith V. Krell, DDS, MS, MA, as its new president during its annual meeting, held recently in Montréal. Krell is a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics (ABE), as well as a past director and past president and of the ABE. He is a former president of the Foundation for Endodontics, and he is presently a foundation trustee.
Krell earned his DDS and MS degrees from the University of Iowa in 1981 and 1983. He also received his MA degree in sociology-anthropology in 1975, from the United States International University in San Diego, and he has been an endodontist for 38 years.
Krell was in private practice in West Des Moines, Iowa, for 29 years until he retired Dec. 31, 2017. He currently teaches at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry’s Department of Endodontics.
He officially assumed his role during AAE’s General Assembly event and will serve one year.
“I am honored to have been selected by my colleagues to lead our specialty into the next year as president,” Krell said. “Endodontics has a rich history and bright future. I am confident that by working with our respective Board and members, we will accomplish great things and promote solutions to further strengthen our specialty and benefit our patients.”
(Source: American Association of Endodontists)