In Memoriam: Departed AAP Members

We honor these members of the American Academy of Periodontology known to have passed away and extend our sympathy and condolences to their families, colleagues and friends.

Death notices are posted as they are made available. In addition, special mention of deceased members' names are made during the General Assembly.

The AAP makes a contribution to the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation in their memory annually. Click here to give a memorial gift to the AAP Foundation for a deceased colleague.

Name Residence Deceased Date
Paul R. Kamen Key West, FL 8/19/2021
Charles E. Wingard, DMD Pacific City, OR 8/1/2021
Gregory Charles Sutton, DMD Crestview Hills, KY 7/28/2021
Carlton J McLeod, DDS Orlando, FL 5/8/2021
Michael B. Dayoub, DDS Savannah, GA 4/5/2021
James Simonds, DMD Santa Rosa, CA 4/3/2021
Michael E. Kantor, DMD, MS Chapel Hill, NC 3/12/2021
M Alfred Seltman, DMD Boca Raton, FL 1/15/2021
Ronald Rosenthal, DDS Blue Bell, PA 12/31/2020
William J. Busch, DDS Las Vegas, NV 12/20/2020
Marjorie Jeffcoat, DMD, MA Haverford, PA 11/21/2020
Nicky Hakimi, DDS, MSD Auburn, CA 11/20/2020
Ronald L. Van Swol, DDS Fort Meyers, FL 11/13/2020
Roy C. Page, DDS Springfield, MO 10/29/2020
Sebastian G. Ciancio, DDS Snyder, NY 10/17/2020
Charles William Solt, DDS Hilliard, OH 10/7/2020
Robert T. Ferris, DDS, PhD Deltona, FL 10/1/2020
Charles A. Fifield, DDS, MS Galesburg, IL 9/1/2020
Morton L. Krumholz, DDS Austin, TX 8/1/2020
Benjamin Dienstein, DDS, MS San Francisco, CA 7/30/2020
Jeanne M. Salcetti, DDS, MS Colorado Springs, CO 7/28/2020
Charles F. DiFranco, DDS, MS Park Ridge, IL 7/15/2020
Charles L. Berman, DDS New York, NY 7/12/2020
Paul Wylan, DDS Sedona, AZ 7/7/2020
Russell A. Leve, DDS Toronto, ON 7/6/2020
Lloyd J. Hagedorn, DDS Bonita Springs, FL 5/26/2020
Lloyd K. Croft, DDS San Antonio, TX 4/20/2020
Carol N. Brownstein, DDS Seattle, WA 3/28/2020
Claude L. Nabers, DDS, MSD San Antonio, TX 3/17/2020
Scott A. Smith, DDS Merced, CA 1/12/2020
John V. Tanzilli, DMD Bronx, NY 12/30/2019
Raul Guillermo Caffesse, DDS Houston, TX 12/29/2019
Robert Campbell, DDS Richmond, TX 12/22/2019
Anthony W. Gargiulo, DDS Chicago, IL 12/20/2019
Arnold Hecht, DDS Fairfax Station, VA 12/16/2019
Nik V Pandya United Kingdom 12/1/2019
Babette Keucher Germany 12/2019
Carol J. Walters, DDS, MS Indianapolis, IN 11/2019
S. Timothy Rose, DDS Appleton, WI 9/24/2019
Craig Wilson, DDS, MSD Santa Rosa, CA 9/24/2019
Thomas Giusto, DDS Springfield, NJ 8/22/2019
Rex D. Anderson, BS, DDS Turlock, CA 7/14/2019
Paula L. Weistroffer, DDS, MS, FICD Iowa City, IA 7/1/2019
Norman D. Glasscock, DDS Yorktown, VA 6/2/2019
Arthur R. Vernino, DDS Houston, TX 5/17/2019
Joseph J. Lawrence Orlando, FL 5/4/2019
Dennis A. Shanelec, DDS Santa Barbara CA 4/15/2019
Alfred S. Goodman, DDS, MSD Houston, TX 4/4/2019
Patrick C. Haggerty, DDS Canfield, OH 3/14/2019
Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD Buffalo, NY 3/6/2019
Marvin A. Tuckman, DDS Fair Lawn, NJ 2/6/2019
Michael E. Krause, DDS Ann Arbor, MI 1/26/2019
Terence Comar, DDS Portage, MI 1/2/2019

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