25 Researchers

As part of our 25th Anniversary celebration, the AAP Foundation wanted to highlight 25 past award recipients whose research is shaping the future of the specialty. To explore this page, hover over each photo for names, click each photo for a snapshot of each researcher's impact on the art and science of periodontology. We are sincerely grateful for the contributions these dedicated individuals are making to science, and for the gifts from the generous donors to the AAP Foundation that helped make this important work a reality.

 

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Past Award Winners Update

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.