Dr. Margaret Gingrich has been appointed president of the 5,900-member Michigan Dental Association (MDA). Gingrich will serve as president during the MDA’s 2019-2020 administrative year.
As the MDA’s fifth female president, Gingrich has been an active member and dedicated volunteer with the Michigan Dental Association and organized dentistry for the past 15 years. Gingrich joined the MDA board of trustees in 2015 and became president-elect in 2018.
Gingrich’s professional affiliations include the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Gingrich’s volunteer activities include 10 years of international dental mission work, serving as dental director for the Special Olympics Special Smile state games, as a CPR instructor for the American Red Cross and a four-time participant of the MDA Foundation Mission of Mercy program – twice serving as assistant dental chair and serving as local lead in 2014.