AAP Dental Student Awards for Achievement in Periodontology

This award is given at each dental school to the graduating senior who displays the highest level of academic and clinical achievement related to periodontics.

The Academy invites deans from each accredited dental school in the United States and Canada to select the best and the brightest to receive the award. The AAP congratulates the 2018 award recipients listed below.

2018 Award Winners

Award Details

Recipient Educational Institution Name
Franisco Mascarenas Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health
Danielle Bauman Augusta University Dental College of Georgia
Lauren Liebman Boston University
Stephanie Weng Case Western Reserve Univ
Schuyler Deluca Columbia University
Katrina Goebel Creighton University
Christopher Archer East Carolina University
Rohit Sahdev Harvard University
Ryan Hills Howard University
Hailey Wilson Indiana University School of Dentistry
Curtis Dugas LECOM Schl of Dental Med
Safina Waljee Loma Linda University
Adrienne Ware Louisiana State University
Jeffrey Garcia Marquette University
Emma Wetering McGill University
Chelsea Jasper Medical University of South Carolina
Dominique Thomas Meharry Medical College
Elana Schilke Midwestern University, Downers Grove
Amy Schimschock Midwestern University, Glendale
Theresa Worsham Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health
Vashundhara Bhatt New York University
Domenic Digioia Nova Southeastern University
Michael Vieth Ohio State University
Fadi Shaya Oregon Health & Science University
Jenna Earnhardt Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Komal Patel Southern Illinois University
Daniella Kirshner Stony Brook University
Amanda Clemente Temple University
Alina Garciamendez-Rowold Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, Baylor College
Na Eun Chung Tufts University
Aurore Fonderflick Universite de Montreal
Louis-Paul Dionne-Berlinguette Universite Laval
Stephen Rogers University at Buffalo
Kenneth Liu University of Alabama
Sania Garewal University of Alberta
Aline Yaghsezian University of California Los Angeles
Sameer Bajaj University of California San Francisco
Reece Cochran University of Colorado
Raquel Manley University of Connecticut
Khashayar Azimi University of Detroit Mercy
William Baldock University of Florida
Manali Tanna Madhavani University of Illinois at Chicago
Madeline Swenson University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Lucy Zhang University of Kentucky
Devin Christiansen University of Louisville
Karen Young-Hee Jo University of Maryland
Vaishnavi Bhaskar University of Michigan
Miguel Sanchez University of Minnesota
Ronald Young University of Mississippi
Julianna Harman University of Missouri Kansas City
Lauren Krell University of Nebraska
Ian Pearson University of Nevada Las Vegas
Andrew Greenslade University of New England
De'Ja Alexander University of North Carolina
Lauren Nichols University of Oklahoma
Teresa Yang University of Pennsylvania
Katherine Ni University of Pittsburgh
Andrez Munoz-Lopez University of Puerto Rico
Meng Lin University of Southern California
Brian Brodine University of Tennessee
Rebecca Sonick University of Texas Health Science Ctr at San Antonio
Ryan Boyer University of Texas School of Dentistry At Houston
Huy Pham University of the Pacific
Sara Holden Virginia Commonwealth University
Carolyn Karr Western University
Peter Yanni Western University of Health Sciences
Demetra Malamatenios West Virginia University
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