Giving Tuesday Giveaway!
Tuesday, November 28th is Giving Tuesday, and we want to give you a little something to show our appreciation to you. The first 45 people to donate $200 or more from 11/28 - 12/1 will receive a limited edition 40oz Denali Stainless Steel Mug; built for adventure, crafted for you. Made with durable 18/8 stainless steel and copper vacuum insulation, your drink will stay hot or cold for hours. The dual-purpose push-on clear lid with stainless steel rim and matching sliding closure provides maximum temperature retention, while the flexible, wide silicone straw offers versatility. Donate today!
In February 2019, periodontology lost one of its greats - Dr. Mark Setter. Dr. Setter was well-loved and contributed to the field in many ways. He practiced for 30+ years, lectured, and mentored many dentists, periodontists, and students. To honor Dr. Setter's memory, Drs. Jason Souyias, Jason Stoner, and Mitch Godat, along with Mrs. Susan Setter, have worked with the AAP Foundation to establish the Dr. Mark K. Setter Leadership in Periodontology and Dental Implantology Award.
The AAP Foundation is proud to announce a new award that has been added this year: the Dr. Colin Richman Family Perio-Ortho Award. This annual award of $20,000-$40,000 is available to periodontic and orthodontic residents, as well as early career faculty (5 or fewer years at an accredited institution) and may have more than one awardee annually.
In February 2019, periodontology lost one of its greats - Dr. Mark Setter. Dr. Setter was well-loved, and contributed to the field in many ways. He practiced for 30+ years, lectured, and mentored many dentists, periodontists, and students. To honor Dr. Setter's memory, Drs. Jason Souyias, Jason Stoner, and Mitch Godat are working with the AAP Foundation to establish the Dr. Mark K. Setter Leadership in Periodontology and Dental Implantology Award. This annual $10,000 award will recognize a periodontal resident who exemplifies the leadership qualities that Dr. Setter lived and encouraged throughout his lifetime. All contributions to this award will pay tribute to Dr. Setter, and help strengthen the specialty through encouraging excellence in leadership. Please consider a gift today.
A committed group of volunteers has engaged the AAP Foundation in an effort to honor the contributions of Dr. Daniel Buser to the specialty of periodontology. The campaign to support the Dr. Daniel Buser Scholarship is live, and is on the way toward reaching its goal of $250,000. Learn more about this exciting initiative today!
"Apart from helping me financially, this award has strengthened my commitment to dental education. I will be in academics for life," says Satheesh Elangovan, BDS, ScD, DMSc, a 2011 Abram and Sylvia Chasens Teaching and Research Fellow. Dr. Elangovan is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He is also the AAP Foundation's 2008 Tarrson Regeneration Scholar.
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Congratulations to Fatemeh “Flora” Momen-Heravi, DDS, PhD, (2017 Educator Scholar, 2018 Dr. D. Walter Cohen Teaching Award Recipient) assistant professor of dental medicine at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, who was named the 2020 recipient of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Anne D. Haffajee Fellowship. The award provides early-career women researchers in the field of oral biology with financial support for training and research activities that will advance their academic careers. Read more here.