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Dr. Samartano received leadership award

Dr. Joseph Samartano was recently recognized at the Rhode Island Dental Association’s trustee meeting with the Dr. Joseph J. Box Everyday Leadership Award. The award is presented to a member of the Dental Association who has demonstrated the highest level of ethics and dedication to the improvement of the art and science of dentistry.

Dr. Samartano is Chief,  Division of Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Fatima Hospital. He is Chairman of the  Fatima Hospital Local Board. Dr. Samartano has a long history of board service and community involvement. He has held a number of leadership positions with the Rhode Island Dental Association, and has served on the Rhode Island Board of Dental Examiners as well as numerous committees for the Department of Health.