OSAP Adds Two Members to the 2022-2023 OSAP Foundation Board of Directors PDF Print Email
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October 3, 2022 (ATLANTA, GA) – The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the 2022-2023 OSAP Foundation Board of Directors, Zecki Dossal and Dr. Doug Risk.

“We are excited to announce the addition of Mr. Zecki Dossal and Dr. Doug Risk to our Foundation Board of Directors. Both bring experience and insights that will be assets to our organization and help us advance OSAP's mission.” says OSAP Executive Director Michelle Lee, CPC.

Mr. Dossal is a Senior Director at Henry Schein, where he leads global customer loyalty and subscription strategies. He partners with executives to incubate and launch new offerings that can contribute to the company’s continued growth, market leadership, and global health impact. He was previously a Senior Vice President at GLG - a global platform for on-demand professional learning - where he led strategy, service and operations for the private equity and venture capital business. He also launched the company's social impact initiatives, to help high-growth social entrepreneurs accelerate their decision-making and scale. Mr. Dossal has extensive experience working across sectors and helped develop GLG’s business with a number of corporations, strategy consulting firms, start-ups and non-profit organizations. He was previously responsible for managing the global research team for the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice. He joined the firm in 2002 as a Research Analyst, responsible for recruiting and development of GLG’s global TMT network. He earned a BA in Economics from Columbia University, after initially starting undergraduate work at Johns Hopkins, and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School. He serves on the boards of the Columbia College Young Leadership Council and the Global Partnerships Forum. He is also an Advisory Board Member of The Resolution Project and the Columbia University Center for Sustainability Policy & Management.

Dr. Risk is currently in private practice and is the Compliance Manager for Tidewater Dental in southern Maryland. His current position includes compliance and quality assurance for a 6-Office Dental Group Practice. After graduating from Georgetown University Dental School in 1987, Dr. Risk joined the US Air Force where he served in several clinical assignments before being selected to attend the 2-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Following residency, he had clinical and command assignments as well as an assignment on staff with the Air Force Surgeon General, culminating as the Director of the Air Force Dental Evaluation and Consultation Service. He deployed to the Middle East and Central America. He retired in 2017 after 30 years of distinguished service. Dr. Risk served as the Chair of the OSAP Association board in 2020-2021. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of General Dentistry, and is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

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The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is the only dental membership association solely focused on infection prevention and patient safety education. Our members include individual clinicians, group practices, educators, researchers, consultants, trainers, compliance directors, policymakers, and industry representatives who advocate for safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare. OSAP focuses on strategies to improve compliance with safe practices and on building a strong network of recognized infection control experts. OSAP offers an extensive online collection of resources, publications, FAQs, checklists, and toolkits that help dental professionals deliver the Safest Dental Visit™ possible for their patients. Plus, online and live courses help advance the level of knowledge and skill for every member of the dental team. For additional information, visit www.osap.org. Follow OSAP on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.