Dr. David S. Wagner

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Wall of Fame Class of 2014

Dr. David Wagner, a prominent Hazleton-area dentist, was part of the MMI Board of Directors from 1972 to 1983, serving as board chairman from 1978 to 1980. He was also a charter member of MMI’s Honorary Board of Directors, formed in 1996. Dr. Wagner passed away in February 2013. He was an ardent supporter of MMI and the school, which made many strides under his leadership. It was during his time on the board that MMI began offering seventh and eighth grades in 1977. He held the respect of other board members who had many different points of view during a difficult time for the school, which later emerged from that time period in a stronger position. Dr. Wagner’s career in dentistry spanned more than 50 years. He served as president and secretary of the Pennsylvania Dental Society and chairman of the Commission on Dental Accreditation for the American Dental Association. He was a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Dentists, and the American College of Dentists.

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