Edward L. Rick, D.D.S., M.S.



Education:

Dr. Rick 2016-2017: AAPD Advanced Leadership Institute II, Wharton Executive Education

2013-2015: Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, as Cohort IV of the AAPD/HSHC Leadership Institute

1973-1975: Certificate in Pediatric Dentistr
y
University of Illinois, Medical Center, Chicago

Masters Degree in Science
University of Illinois, Medical Center, Chicago

1969-1973: D.D.S., University of Illinois, Medical Center, Chicago
B.S. in Dentistry, University of Illinois, Medical Center, Chicago

1965-69: B.S. in Zoology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urban

Teaching Experience:

2010-present: Faculty, General Practice Residency Program for General Dentists, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

1995-present: Adjunct Faculty, Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry,
College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City            
 
1973-1975: Clinical Instructor in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Illinois, Medical
Medical Center, Chicago
     
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Research:  

Masters Thesis: “Level of Probability for Utilization in the Moyer’s

Mixed Dentition Analysis”

Appointments:

Steering Committee of Children's Hospital of Illinois to conduct "Peoria Tri-County Dental Services Assessment for Children with Special Healthcare Needs"

1976-present   Active Staff, CGH Medical Center, Sterling Illinois, Past Medical Staff President Past Vice-Chairman Credentials Committee
 
1995-present   Courtesy Staff, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois
 
1997-2009   Courtesy Staff, Peoria Day Surgery Center, Peoria, Illinois
 
2000-2010   Courtesy Staff, OSF Saint Francis Surgicenter, Peoria, Illinois

2013-2015   Steering Committee of CHildren's Hospital of Illinois to conduct "Peoria Tri-County Dental Services Assessment for Children with Special Healthcare Needs"
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Honors:

1992   Pierre Fauchard Academy, member

2007   Outstanding Physician and House Staff Angel Award,
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Illinois

2009   Peoria District Dental Society "Thank You Award", in recognition of significant 
service contribution to children and the field of Dentistry, Give Kids a Smile Day. 

2010  American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Certificate of Appreciation AAPP Head Start Dental Home Initiative

2012 Manual M. Album Award, presented annually to the individual or organization that has made the greatest contribution to the oral heath of children with special needs.

2016 "Who is the BEST in Peoria" best Pediatric Dentist Category, Peotia's Original People's Choice Awards, sponsored by Journal Star Media, pjstar.com.

Professional Organizations:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

  • Chair, Council on Clinical Affairs May, 2015 to present

  • Chair, Committee on Behavior Guidance, May 2015 to present

  • Chair, Committee on Perinatal Oral Health Care, May 2015 to present

  • Chair, Committee on the Adolescent, May, 2015 to present

  • Advisory Board Member. Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, May 2015 to present

  • Consultant, Council on Clinical Affairs, May 2004 - 2009

  • Member (IV) Council on CLinical Affairs May, 2009-2015

  • Committee on Special Health Care Needs, May, 2008-2015

  • Chair, Committee on Special Health Care Needs, May, 2011 to 2015

American Dental Association

Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists

  • President, 1992-93
  • Vice President, 1991-92
  • Secretary-Treasurer, 1990-91
  • Board of Directors, 1988-90

Illinois Component Representative, 1992-94

Illinois Dental Society

Whiteside-Lee Dental Society
Past Secretary


Peoria District Dental Society, Associate member

American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry Special Care Dentistry Association
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Community Organizations:

Whiteside Co. Comprehensive Planning Committee, Past Chairman

Sterling-Rock Falls United Way, Past President and Board Member

Sterling Sunrise Rotary Club, past member

Sterling High School Athletic Hall of Fame, past director

Professional Presentations:

Pediatric Dentistry Review” Family Practice Residence, OSF St. Francis Medical
Center, Peoria, Illinois, 1981
 
“Pediatric Dentistry Review” Dental Hygiene and Dental Assistant Program, Illinois
Central College, Peoria, Illinois, 1987-92
 
“25 Reasons Why You Ought To Talk To Your Pediatric Dentist” Pediatric Grand Rounds CME II Conference, UI College of Medicine, Peoria, affiliated with Children’s
Hospital of Illinois at Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, 1994
 
“Using Evidence-Based Dentistry in Clinical Practice, Recommendations for using Fluoride to Prevent and Control Dental Caries in the United States”, Whiteside-Lee Dental Society Meeting, March, 2001

"Caries Risk Assesment for Pediatric Dental Patients" Whiteside-Lee Dental Society Meeting, March 2010

Medical Immobilization in the Dental Setting”, Panelist, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry Conference; Lost Angeles, CA, July 29, 2015  

Caries Risk Assesment and Prevention” Presenter, Pediatric Population Health Symposium, Children's Hospital of Illinois. Peoria, Illinois, December 5, 2016
 

Publications:

Rick EL. Policy on patients with special health care needs. Oral Health 2013; 103(1):12-15. Available at http://www.oralheathgroup.com/issues/toc.aspx?edition=1/1/2013.
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