Dr. Ding obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California in '80, and earned his DDS degree from the USC School of Dentistry in '84. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the San Mateo County Dental Society. Dr. Ding grew up in Palo Alto, California, where he graduated from Cubblerley High. He returned to Palo Alto after receiving his degrees from USC to raise his 3 children, and where he now resides. Besides road biking, his favorite past time is competitive swimming for the Rinconada Masters Swim team, and swims regular Alcatraz crossings up in the SF bay.... 58 to date !