Ethics Committee

Meeting Dates

All Ethics Committee meetings are held at MDS headquarters (unless otherwise indicated).

  •  There are no meetings scheduled at this time. 
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Primary Responsibilities

The Ethics Committee is composed of volunteer dentists whose primary responsibilities are to:

  • Consider written charges referred to the Committee against a member who has allegedly violated one of the following: (1) having been found guilty of a felony, (2) having been found guilty of violating any Massachusetts laws relative to the practice of dentistry or any BORID rules and regulations, or (3) the MDS Bylaws, Code of Ethics, or the ADA's Principles of Ethics.
  • Investigate or hold a hearing to which the accused member has been invited and render a decision to the Board of Trustees calling for censure, probation, suspension, expulsion, or other appropriate action.
  • Investigate or hold a hearing to which the accused member has been invited and render a decision and issue a reprimand.
  • Maintain and interpret the Principles of Ethics of the American Dental Association.
  • Provide guidance and advice on ethical and professional issues to component societies.
  • Formulate and disseminate information related to ethical and professional conduct in the practice and promotion of dentistry.
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Minutes and Materials

Questions or comments concerning meetings or minutes can be directed to the chair or the staff liaison Ellen Factor. 

Meeting minutes are now secure, please click here to view our member only instructions on how to access password protected PDFs.

  • There are no meeting minutes posted at this time.



Contact the members below or staff liaison Ellen Factor.


William B. Muldoon Jr., DDS
74 Country Rd
PO Box 464
Mattapoisett 02739
(508) 758-4925

Muldoon, William



Louis Brown, DMD
Prosthetic Associates
60 Lewis St
Lynn 01902
(781) 599-1401

Peter A. Morgan, DMD
North Shore Endodontics Associates
6 Essex Center Dr #110
Peabody 01960
(978) 532-0500

Elizabeth C. Moynihan, DMD
130 Maynard Rd
Framingham 01701
(508) 879-8250

Carl J. Perlmutter, DMD
40 Seaver St #7
Wellesley 02481
(781) 235-3104

Saundra B. Reilly, DMD
Reilly & Associates
1785 Northampton St
Holyoke 01040
(413) 533-6665


Kelly A. Barnes, DMD
Sudbury Endodontics, PC
111 Boston Post Rd #215
Sudbury 01776
(978) 443-7101

Mina Paul, DMD
438 Washington St
Brighton 02135
(617) 782-2267

Carol L. Aiken, DDS
77 Franklin St #808
Boston  02110-1510

(617) 426-4100

Ghyath S. Alkhalil, DMD, CAGS
51 Mill St #4
Hanover 02339
(781) 924-5657


Mark A. Pullano, DMD
Ross and Pullano, DMD PC
190 Main St
Williamstown 01267
(413) 458-8368

ASDA Student Reps

Gino Inverso- Harvard University
Mohamad Beydoun- Boston University
Emily Schadt- Tufts University