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About HSHC

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (HSHC): The Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry supports community-based initiatives that provide Access to Care for all children. 

Established in 1987, Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children is the charitable arm of the AAPD dedicated to providing dental homes for children nationwide.  HSHC is an IRS 501 (C) (3) charitable foundation.

Officers and Board of Trustees

Beverly A. Largent, D.M.D.
Paducah, Ky.
David K. Curtis, D.M.D.
Immediate Past President
Columbus, Miss.  
Neal R. Benham, D.D.S.
Vice President
Eau Claire, Wisc.  
Neophytos (Ned) L. Savide, D.D.S.
Palos Heights, Ill. 

Douglas B. Keck, D.M.D.
Guilford, Conn.
Edward H. Moody, Jr., D.D.S.
AAPD President
Morristown, Tenn.

Robert L. Delarosa, D.D.S.
AAPD President Elect
Baton Rouge, La.
John Rutkauskas, D.D.S., M.B.A., C.A.E.
AAPD/HSHC Chief Executive Officer
Chicago, Ill.
Courtney Alexander, D.D.S.
San Antonio, Texas
Richard Chaet, D.D.S.
Paradise Valley, Ariz.   
Charles S. Czerepak, D.M.D.
Chicago, Ill.

Diane Johnson Krueger, C.D.T.
Houston, Texas
Nick Rogers, D.D.S.
Arkansas City, Kan.  
Angela M. Stout, D.M.D.
Erdenheim, Penn.

Anupama R. Tate, D.M.D.
Bethesda, Md.
Jerome B. Miller, D.D.S.
Trustee Emeritus
Guthrie, Okla.  


Paul Amundsen, M.N.A., C.F.R.E.
Senior Director of Development
and Charitable Programs

Philip Bloch, M.A.
Database Coordinator

Michelle Hidalgo, M.S.
Annual Fund Coordinator

Tracey Schilligo, M.S., C.F.R.E.
Grant & Corporate Relations Manager

AAPD representation
C. Scott Litch, Esq., C.A.E.
AAPD COO and General Counsel    

About the AAPD

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is the recognized authority on children’s oral health. As advocates for children’s oral health, the AAPD promotes evidence-based policies and clinical guidelines; educates and informs policymakers, parents and guardians, and other health care professionals; fosters research; and provides continuing professional education for pediatric dentists and general dentists who treat children. Founded in 1947, the AAPD is a not-for-profit professional membership association representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. Its 8,800 members provide primary care and comprehensive dental specialty treatments for infants, children, adolescents and individuals with special health care needs. For further information, please visit the AAPD website at or the AAPD’s consumer website at