GDA names 1st female African American president

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The Georgia Dental Association (GDA) has named Dr. Louvenia Rainge as its president, the first African American woman to hold this position.

Dr. Louvenia Rainge. Image courtesy of the GDA.Dr. Louvenia Rainge. Image courtesy of the GDA.

Rainge, a general dentist from Augusta who has been a member of the GDA for 30 years, has served as president-elect of the association from 2019-2020 and has held multiple leadership positions over the years.

Her appointment also is significant because it occurred during Women's History Month.