Directory of the Foundation's governing board and staff.
President: Joan Otomo-Corgel
Vice-President: John R. Herrin
Secretary-Treasurer: Lisa B. Masters
Immediate Past President: Flavia Q. Pirih
Caitlin D. Darcey
Irina F. Dragan
Purnima S. Kumar
Stephen J. Meraw
Erin O'Donnell Dotzler (Ex Officio)
David K. Okano
David H. Yu
In 2009, the AAP Foundation introduced the The Nevins Teaching and Clinical Research Fellowship, created to address the retention of top periodontal clinical researchers and educators early in their careers. The award was created by generous donors in honor of Myron Nevins, DDS, a leader in periodontal clinical research.
We fund research to keep periodontology at the cutting edge of scientific dentistry. Read more...
We ensure the future of periodontology by strengthening future generations. Read more...
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.