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government administrator , Dental educator , Health educator

Myron Allukian, American Government administrator, public health educator, dental educator.

Background

Allukian,, Myron was born on January 6, 1939 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Myron and Mary (Nahabedian) Allukian.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Tufts University, 1960. Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Pennsylvania, 1964. Master in Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, 1967.

Career

Chief dental health Bunker Hill Health Center,, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1969-1977;director and assistant deputy commissioner community dental programs, Boston Department Health and Hospitals, 1970-1996;director personal health services, Boston Department Health and Hospitals, 1991-1993;director community dental programs, Boston Public Health Department, Public Health Commission, since 1996;associate visiting dentist, Boston City Hospital, 1970-1996;associate visiting dentist, Boston Medical Center, since 1996. Lecturer Georgetown University School Dentistry, 1979-1989, Tufts School Dental Medicine, since 1994, U. Massachusetts School Public Health, 1984-1993, University of Minnesota School Public Health, 1981-1992, Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists, Boston, since 1970, Boston University Dental School, since 1977, Michigan School Public Health, Ann Arbor, since 1980. Associate clinical professor School Dental Medicine, Harvard University, since 1977, lecturer School Public Health, since 1991.

Regional consultant Job Corps, unites states department Labor, New England, since 1973. Corporation member Massachusetts Dental Svc. Corporation, 1971-1979.

Visiting professor Columbia University School Dentistry, New York City, 1991, member, 1978-1988. Chairman, secretary Massachusetts Board Registration in Dentistry, 1980-1986. Member American Board Dental Public Health, treasurer, 1991-1992, vice president, 1992-1993, president, 1993-1994, diplomate, since 1973.

Adjunct Professor Boston University School Public Health, since 1997.

Membership

Chairman United States Surgeon General's Work Group on Fluoridation and Dental Health, 1990, Prevention Objectives for The Nation, 1978-1980. Member Healthy People 2000, oral health work group, 1988-1990, 97-00, Steering Com, 2000-2002, Healthy People 2010, tobacco control work group United States Department Health and Human Services, 1998-1902. Reviewer United States Surgeon General's report on oral health, 1998-1900.

Member national dental tobacco-free steering committee National Cancer Institute, 1989-1900. Corporation member Boston Young Men's Christian Union, since 1974. Clinical dental director New England Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Education and Training Center, 1991-1905, Northeast Regional Board Dental Examiners, member, since 1978, steering committee, 1980-1986, 05-, Meritorious Service award, 1998, 03.

Advisory committee Boston Health Care for The Homeless, 1992-1996, National Board Examiners in Optometry, examination committee, 1992-1997, chair public health/clinical- legal issues committee, 1994-1996, Harvard School Public Health Alumni Association Council, 1992-1999, president- elect 1993-1995, president, 1995-1997, Massachusetts "Assist", 1991-1993, chairman Statewide Tobacco Control Planning Committee, 1992, Public Health Museum Massachusetts, board directors, 1992-1904, president, 1993-1994, consultant commission dental accreditation American Dental Association, 1996-1901. Accreditation reviewer Council Education for Public Health, 1996-1999. Board directors Urban Health Project, Harvard Medical School, 1996-1900.

Lieutenant Dental Corps, United States Navy, 1964-1966. Fellow: International College Dentists, Royal Society Health (honorary). Member: American Public Health Association (president 1989-1990, John W. Knutson award 1998, Sedgwick Memorial award 2001), New England Eye Institute (board directors since 2001), New England College Optometry (board trustees since 1999), Armenian-American Dental Society (founding member 1978, president 1982-1984, trustee since 1985), Massachusetts Health Council (president 1977-1978, board directors since 1980, annual award 1989), Massachusetts Public Health Association (president 1977-1978, Distinguished Service citation 1988), American Association Public Health Dentistry 1984-1985, (special merit award 1987, Distinguished Service award 2002), Institute Medicine of National Academy of Sciences (committee educating dentists for the future 1992-1993), Harvard Alumni Association (board directors 1997—2001, 2004).

Connections

Married Ruth Felice Losco, October 11, 1975. Children: Myron III, Kristin, Alison, Jason, Alexandra, Nathan.

father:
Myron Allukian,

mother:
Mary (Nahabedian) Allukian,

spouse:
Ruth Felice Losco

children:
Myron III Allukian,

Kristin Allukian,

Alison Allukian,

Jason Allukian,

Alexandra Allukian,

Nathan Allukian,