Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital renames dental residency program

Delly Bezoss

CANTON – On Friday evening on the Historic Onesto Lodge, it was the Stark County dentists’ model of “and another factor.”

Tom Paumier, who has a longtime dental observe in Stark County, was amongst 4 dentists inducted this 12 months into the Distinguished Dental Service Academy. It is primarily a “lifetime achievement award” bestowed by the Stark County Dental Society annually since 1999.

However when the awards ceremony was set to finish, the dental society had a shock for Paumier.

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Two officers of Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital emerged to talk. They have been Tom Turner, vice chairman of improvement and authorities relations, and David Gormsen, chief medical officer. Turner directed Paumier to take away the fabric overlaying an easel.

When he did so, he discovered an image of a hallway within the places of work of the hospital’s Dental Basic Observe Residency that he helped present in 2007. To the left was the brand new title of the wing, the Thomas M. Paumier, DDS Dental Basic Observe Residency.

The greater than roughly 120 in attendance broke out in loud applause.

“Thanks very, very a lot. I am humbled and honored. This might be higher posthumously,” Paumier joked, sparking laughter.

He later stated he was shocked on the honor.

“I am very humbled, nevertheless it’s been a gaggle effort since its inception, and I am most happy that it’ll proceed to serve the residents of Stark County,” he stated. “Those that are most in want. And it’ll proceed to coach a lot of our future colleagues on this occupation, a lot of them who will assist increase the usual of care of dentistry on this neighborhood.”

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