2015 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 Dental Student Award for Achievement in Periodontology is underwritten by a generous grant from the Procter and Gamble Company. The AAP congratulates the 2015 award recipients listed below.

Award Details

Recipient Educational Institution Name
Mitchell Ponsford Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health
Erin Breen Boston University
Michael Wei-Tsi Chien Case Western Reserve Univ
Elani Eracleous Columbia University
Kathryn A. Holzer Creighton University School of Dentistry
Jillian Doiron Dalhousie University
Megan Louise Mazzarella East Carolina University
Chris Haggard Georgia Regents University
Zev Lazarus Harvard University
Angelica Mena Howard University
Kelly Marie Koziel Indiana University School of Dentistry
Dr Sumei Zhong Louisiana State University
Hyuk Sang Kwon Marquette University
Chloe Fung McGill University
Keaton Boyd Forrester Medical University of South Carolina
Casey Cho Meharry Medical College
April Dammann Midwestern University, Glendale
Travis J Elliott New York University
Gabriela Vila Nova Southeastern University
Eun Y Yu Oregon Health & Science University
Marisa Romeo Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Matthew B Shaughnessy Southern Illinois University
Laura Izzo Stony Brook University
Howard Hau-Hsueh Yen Temple University
Rachel Elaine Zimmerer Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, Baylor College
Elissa Beth Green Tufts University
Elsy Chalhoub Universite de Montreal
Adam Maltais Universite Laval
Rick Hill University at Buffalo
Kee Tan University of Alabama
Tania Doblanko University of Alberta
Kanika Bembey University of California Los Angeles
Stacey Lee University of California San Francisco
Amana Farrkh University of Colorado
Andrew Brodsky University of Connecticut
Ralee Spooner University of Florida
Farah Shakir University of Illinois at Chicago
Kaitlin Hoogeveen University of Iowa College of Dentistry Dept of Perio
Elliott Deweese University of Louisville
Gurinder Bobarai University of Manitoba
Chelsea E Mitchell University of Maryland
Mariam Rommel Dinkha University of Michigan
Garrett Clause University of Minnesota
Suzanna Ellzey Nida University of Mississippi
Riley K Anderson University of Missouri Kansas City
Ashley M Leming University of Nebraska
Iman Mohammadi University of Nevada Las Vegas
Brenda Lopez University of North Carolina
Sneha B Patel University of Oklahoma
Stephen Streiff University of Pittsburgh
Beshmi Kularatne University of Saskatchewan
Sarah M Habashy University of Southern California
Wilson M Massey University of Tennessee
Phillip Garrett University of Texas Health Science Ctr at San Antonio
Nikta Ghaderi University of the Pacific
Vincent Senini University of Toronto
Christian Okafor University of Washington
Brandon Brillon Western University
Soma Esmailian Lari Western University of Health Sciences


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