Derek Rickson


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Board of Directors, Virginia Dental Association Foundation

Derek Rickson is an energetic and proud third year dental student at VCU. Born and raised in northern Utah, he attended Utah State University and graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He considers his role as a MOM project coordinator a joyful, soul-expanding experience. He loves inspiring inner-city teenagers as a youth church leader several hours each week. Beyond dentistry, his myriad of hobbies include spending time with family and friends, basketball, snowboarding, mountain biking and dreaming about muscle cars and athletic shoes. He and his beautiful wife look forward to sleepless nights with the arrival of their first child this December.

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George D.McDiffett

Colonal Heights, Virginia

Dear Ms. Rollins :

I am pleased to write to say that the services you and the gracious dentists associated with your organization have provided my brother, Doug, are no less than a true miracle in the outlook, appearance and renewed pride my brother feels.

Once the year of waiting went by after his initial application for help in getting comprehensive dental work done, you contacted him and, from there, it was swift, professional, and extremely kind and non-judgmental care tha
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