PerioDash 2015

Want to celebrate the AAP Foundation's 25th Anniversary, challenge yourself, and earn a fun T-shirt and medal? Join us for PerioDash 2015, the AAP Foundation's run to support the future of periodontal education. This is a virtual run - you set the course and decide when you want to run your 5K. It can even be on a treadmill!


BioHorizons sponsors additional Nevins Award

Thanks to a generous gift from BioHorizons, the AAP Foundation will be offering the Nevins BioHorizons Teaching and Clinical Research Fellowship. This $20,000 award helps to address the retention of periodontal clinical researchers and educators early in their careers. To apply, visit our awards page.

AAP Foundation Announces New Mellonig Award

This year, the AAP Foundation received a transformational $250,000 gift from Dr. Jo Rummelhart. Dr. Rummelhart is a longtime friend of the Foundation. Through her generosity, the AAP Foundation is proud to announce that in 2015, we will begin awarding the Dr. James T. Mellonig Regeneration Research Award. This $10,000 award is to honor the life, accomplishments and passions of Dr. James T. Mellonig.


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Past Award Winners Update

Mia Geisinger

Congratulations to Mia Geisinger, DDS, 2009 AAP Teaching Fellow, who was recently named Associate Professor and Predoctoral Program Director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry. Dr. Geisinger was also recently elected Secretary-Treasurer of the AAP Foundation.