Dr G. S. Pal has more than three decades of dental practice experience from both public and private sectors. He completed his DDS from the University of Calcutta and a Master of Science in Pedodontics degree from the University of Iowa. He then became a clinical instructor at Georgetown University Dental School, Department of Pedodontics (1968-1969) and later an associate professor at Howard University School of Dentistry (1978-1981). Dr. Pal established his family dental practice in Annandale, Virginia in 1974.
Dr. Pal has been a co-founder of many community, political, professional, and cultural organizations. Due to his active involvement and civic-mindedness, he has received countless awards and recognitions. Among which, President Reagan appointed Dr. Pal to the Presidential Committee of the National Medal of Science. Under the Bush-Quayle administration, he was appointed a member of the Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.
Languages: English, Tamil, and Malayalam
“He has a commitment to community service, including an interest in the general health and well-being of fellow Virginians.”
-Quoted by Governor Gilmore (R-VA) in 1999, after Dr. Pal was appointed to the Virginia Board of Dentists