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 2017 award recipients listed below.

2017 Award Winners

Award Details

Recipient Educational Institution Name
Charles A Taylor Jr Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health
J Blake Jones Augusta University Dental College of Georgia
Vishal Gohel Boston University
Alissa Hokulani Brewer Case Western Reserve Univ
Bo Yoon Columbia University
Logan B Hill Creighton University
Samantha Drake Dalhousie University
Rebekah Esther Finger East Carolina University
Sungeun Stephanie Koo Harvard University
Hirschel Wohl Howard University
Jessica Mae Ellsperman Indiana University School of Dentistry
Macy E Fuhs Loma Linda University
Thuy Nguyen Louisiana State University
Kinan Al-Bitar Marquette University
Jason Naud, DDS Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Lain Hart McGill University
Christopher M Conzett Medical University of South Carolina
Elvira Rodriguez Meharry Medical College
Wing Siu Yeung Midwestern University, Downers Grove
David Sabovich Midwestern University, Glendale
Pardeep Kaur Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health
Jessica Li New York University
Adam E Saltz Nova Southeastern University
Kylen Hughes Ohio State University
Lillian Pham Nguyen Oregon Health & Science University
Eddie Lee Roseman University of Health Sciences
Renee Kim Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Tiffany M Krimminger Southern Illinois University
Kristen Brocavich Stony Brook University
Elizabeth Marie Grumbein Temple University
Jose Luis Padilla Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, Baylor College
Gayathri Manjunath Shenoy Tufts University
Olivier Cote Universite de Montreal
Jovan Stanimirovic Universite Laval
Daniel P Caruso University at Buffalo
Mary Elizabeth Bush University of Alabama
Emily King University of Alberta
Ryan L Wong, DDS University of California Los Angeles
Yolanda Ho University of California San Francisco
Kevin Hertich, DDS University of Colorado
Alex Gale University of Connecticut
Jennifer Chin University of Detroit Mercy
Victoria Adams University of Florida
Samer Shaltoni, DMD University of Illinois at Chicago
Allyson Supowitz University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Josh George University of Kentucky
John A Houston University of Louisville
Katrina A Reynolds University of Maryland
Sara Safdari-Sadaloo University of Michigan
Kathleen V Thieu University of Minnesota
Jamie Hargett Howard University of Mississippi
Edith C Wimsatt University of Missouri Kansas City
Margaret L Hedlund University of Nebraska
Irina Sharp University of Nevada Las Vegas
Anh H. Tran University of New England
Kaushal Gandhi University of North Carolina
Ty Mays University of Oklahoma
Hyun San Lee University of Pennsylvania
Nicholas A Anzur University of Pittsburgh
Natalia Barea University of Puerto Rico
Sara Rayner University of Saskatchewan
John Reynolds University of Southern California
Ryan Roberts University of Tennessee
Omar Al-Bayati University of Texas Health Science Ctr at San Antonio
Alejandro G Berrera University of Texas School of Dentistry At Houston
William Andrew Liska University of the Pacific
Jacob Fitzgerald University of Toronto
Devin Daniels University of Utah
David Primrose University of Washington
Chao Yi Zhang Virginia Commonwealth University
Jennifer Archibald Western University
Seong Lee Western University of Health Sciences
Phi Hoang Hua West Virginia University
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