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Dr. Meenakshi Vishwanath

Dr. Meenakshi Vishwanath Elected to American Board of Orthodontics Board of Directors

Meenakshi Vishwanath, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S., of Lincoln, Neb., has been elected to the board of directors of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). The ABO directors are responsible for establishing policy with regard to the board certification of specialists in orthodontics. Dr. Vishwanath, who represents the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists (MSO), will become president of the ABO in the 2030-2031 year. Dr. Vishwanath is currently an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, with an anticipated promotion to associate professor with tenure in July 2023. She is also the program director of the graduate orthodontic program. She joined the university in 2017 and became program director in 2021. “I believe I am the first director to serve the board as a director from my university and the state of Nebraska, as well as the first director of Indian descent. It is an honor to represent my university, state and my heritage,” Vishwanath said.

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