2018 Alumni Merit Awards: Patrick Dreiling

Wed Feb 6, 2019
Patrick M. Dreiling, Sr., DDS, is the recipient of the 2018 Alumni Merit Award for the Center for Advanced Dental Education. Dr. Dreiling is a retired orthodontist who currently resides in Kansas City, MO with his wife, Mary Mermis-Dreiling. Dreiling was active in local, regional and national orthodontic associations. On a national level, through the American Academy of Orthodontics, Dreiling and Terry Duncan, DDS, combined their pledges to designate the Robert M. Ricketts Sunflower Orthodontics Fellowship Award. Additionally, with the generosity of Dreiling’s substantial pledge, others followed and the Center for Advanced Dental Education’s new building was established.The Alumni Merit Awards are presented annually to recognize alumni who exemplify the mission of Saint Louis University and have outstanding success in their professional lives, intellectual pursuits, community involvement and commitment to the university.Saint Louis University (http://www.slu.edu) is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 13,000 students on two campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Building on a legacy of nearly 200 years, Saint Louis University continues to move forward with an unwavering commitment to a higher purpose, a greater good.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SaintLouisU Twitter: https://twitter.com/SLU_Official Instagram: https://instagram.com/SLU_Official