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AAP Foundation Committees

Members of the committees that implement the programs and projects of the AAP Foundation.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

  • Vincent J. Iacono, Chair
  • Maria Lynn Geisinger

NEW CENTURY COMMITTEE

  • Hector F. Rios, Co-Chair
  • Praveen Gajendrareddy, Co-Chair
  • Julio Carrion
  • Patricia Diaz
  • Thiago Morelli
  • Luciana Shaddox

BUD & LINDA TARRSON FELLOWSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • José R. Mellado, Chair
  • Paulo Camargo
  • Julio Carrion
  • Keith Kirkwood
  • Kevin Wanxin Luan
  • Laurie McCauley

D. WALTER COHEN AWARD COMMITTEE

  • Joseph Gian-Grasso, Chair
  • D. Walter Cohen
  • Jack Caton
  • Yau-Hua Yu

PATTY & PAUL LEVI RESEARCH AWARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • Kevin Guze, Chair
  • Fred Bonacci
  • Terence Jackson
  • Samuel Koo
  • Leena Palomo
  • Patty Levi
  • Thomas Sterio

KRAMER SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • William Giannobile, chair
  • David Carbonaro
  • Bryan Frantz
  • Satish Kumar
  • Christopher Richardson
  • Diego Velasquez

FINLEY AWARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • David Paquette, Chair
  • James Burke Fine
  • Purnima Kumar

LAZZARA FELLOWSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • D. Walter Cohen, Chair
  • Brian Mealey
  • Jeffrey Rossmann
  • Kobi Stern
  • Srinivas Rao Myneni Venkatasatya

AAP EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP / TEACHING FELLOWSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • Guy Huynh-Ba, Chair
  • Roger Arce
  • Jennifer Bain
  • Satheesh Elangovan
  • James Katancik
  • Patricia Miguez
  • Flavia Pirih
  • Mark Reynolds
  • Hector Rios

NEVINS TEACHING AND CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP & NEVINS BIOHORIZONS FELLOWSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • Pamela McClain, Chair
  • Sharon Bannister
  • Marc Nevins
  • Paul Rosen
  • Luciana Shaddox
  • Hom-Lay Wang

VOLPE BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • Thomas Oates, Chair
  • Srinivas Ayilavarapu
  • Yong-Hee Patricia Chun
  • Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou
  • Yun Wang

DR. JAMES T. MELLONIG REGENERATION RESEARCH AWARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • Herbert Towle, Chair
  • Brian Paul
  • E. Todd Scheyer

ROBERT S. SCHOOR RESEARCH AWARD SELECTION COMMITTEE

  • Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Chair
  • Nicky Hakimi
  • Sivaraman Prakasam
  • Thomas Sterio

 

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Past Award Winners Update

Congratulations to Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, DDS, MS, PhD, 2011 Teaching Fellow and 2009 AAPF Fellow to the ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions, who recently was appointed Department Chair (DEO) and promoted to Professor at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics.