Since its beginning in 1958, the Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation has evolved into a unique organization supported by orthodontists throughout the world. Over the years our organization sponsored numerous research projects and continuing education seminars. Our continuing goal is to help our specialty achieve even higher standards of excellence in orthodontics.

The original Founders:

  • Dr. John J. Barton, Minneapolis, MN

  • Dr. Leo J. Groth, Madison, WI

  • Dr. Bruce Holman, Engelwood, CO

  • Dr. William H. Krieg, St. Claire Shores, MI

  • Dr. William G. Schmidt, Evansville, IN

  • Dr. Anthony J. Spadafore, Wheeling, WV

  • Dr. Walter Winter, Decatur, IL