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Eastern Dental Society
presents the
"Man of the Year Award"
for Meritorious Service
R. Chester Redhead, D.D.S

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Cocktail Party, Dinner and Reception

Princeton Club
15 West 43rd Street

Thursday, November 6, 1980 at 6:00 P.M.

Dr. R. Chester Redhead graduated from the Howard University College of Liberal ARts in 1950 and the Howard University College of Dentistry in 1954. He has practiced family dentistry in New York City since 1956 after completing a one-year internship at Harlem Hospital Center in Oral Surgery in 1955. His appointments and hospital affiliations are as follows:

- Department of Social Services, Dental Department — Oral Surgery
- Attending Staff at Harlem Hospital Center, Department of Oral Surgery
- Honorary Police Surgeon — New York City Police Department
- Delegate to American Dental Association — 1970, 1971, 1980
- Alternate Delegate to the American Dental Association — 1969, 1979
- Member of the  Organization Committee of the Greater New York Dental Meeting — 1974-1977
- Vice Chairman of the Organizational Committee of the Greater New York Dental Meeting — 1976-1977

Dr. Redhead is a member of the following Professional organizations:
- American Dental Association
- National Dental Association
- First District Dental Society
- Eastern Dental Society — Past President — 1970
- Howard University Dental Alumni Association — Past President
- President's Club of Howard University
- Ethical Dental Study Group — Past Chairman — 1969
- Manhattan Professional Budget Plan Group
- Academy of Dental Practice Administration of Greater New York
- New York State Academy of Practice Management
- Academy of General Dentistry
- New York Perio Prosthetic Group — President
- Scarsdale Dental Society
- I. Franklin Miller Study Club
- Albert Einstein Periodontal Study Club
- Harlem Hospital Oral Surgery Society — 1968 to Present
- Representative to the Council on Membership of the Dental Society of the State of New York from the First District Dental Society — 1975-1979

Dr. Redhead has lectured at the following:
- Jamaican Dental Association, Jamaica, West Indies — 1966, 1970
- Commonwealth Dental Society of New Jersey — 1966, 1968, 1979
- North Harlem Dental Society — 1965, 1968, 1970
- Brooklyn-Queens Professional Budget Plan Group — 1967
- National Dental Association, Cincinnati, Ohio — 1969
- Philadelphia Dental Society — 1970
- National Dental Association, Washington, D.C. — 1977
- National Dental Association, Dallas, Texas — 1980

Dr. Redhead is also actively involved in civic and social organizations. His affiliations include:
- Harlem Branch of the American Red Cross
- Harlem Branch of the Y.M.C.A. (Chairman of the Swim-A-Cross Program) — 1980
- Guardsmen (a national association comprised of professional men in 15 locations throughout the Eastern Seaboard)
- The Fellas (a group of professional and businessmen in the New York area)
- St. Philip's Church — Chairman of the Mortgage Fund Raising — 1978

Dr. Redhead has taken post graduate courses from 1956 through to the present. His main professional interests include practice administration and the competent management of a dental office which provides complete dental care to his patients.

He is the father of three sons, R. Chester, Jr., a dentist, Raymond, in the Air Traffic Control, Federal Aviation Administration and Charles, a Junior at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

In his spare time Dr. Redhead spends time boating and enjoying other water sports with his family and friends. His summer home located in Sag Harbor, Long Island provides him with the exercise and outdoor activities which he is fond of.

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