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Department of Family Dentistry 2015 Annual Senior Awards

 

Award Descriptions


The Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award
presented by: Dr. Christopher Barwacz, Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández, Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend, and Ms. Melissa Tangen

Dr. Christopher Barwacz, Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández, Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend, Ms. Melissa Tangen, Oleksandr Grechko, and Kaitlin J. Hoogeveen
Dr. Christopher Barwacz, Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández, Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend,
Ms. Melissa Tangen, Oleksandr Grechko, and Kaitlin J. Hoogeveen

The Delta Dental Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award is presented to a D4 student who has excelled in record keeping and treatment planning. The award consists of a framed certificate and a check for $3000.

Award Winners:  Oleksandr Grechko and Kaitlin J. Hoogeveen

 


The Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award
presented by: Dr. Michael Murrell and Dr. Patty Meredith

Dr. Michael Murrell, Orhan Suljic and Dr. Patty Meredith
Dr. Michael Murrell, Mr. Orhan Suljic and Dr. Patty Meredith

This is a certificate and complementary one-year membership in the AGD given to a graduating senior dental student who has indicated a desire to practice general dentistry, maintained an academic scholastic balance between his/her clinical and didactic basis courses of study, and demonstrated outstanding attributes conducive to exceptional doctor-patient relationships.

Award Winner:  Orhan Suljic

 


American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Award of Merit
presented by: Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández

Maria Marcela Hernández and Ms. Kaitlin Hoogeveen
Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández and Ms. Kaitlin Hoogeveen

This award recognizes a D4 student for outstanding achievement in the pursuit of excellence in the undergraduate study of esthetic dentistry.  The award is a framed certificate.

Award Winner:  Kaitlin Hoogeveen

 


Dr. J. Michael Leary Memorial Award
presented by: Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández Dr. Christopher Barwacz and  Ms. Karolyn Leary

Dr. Christopher Barwacz, Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández, Mr. Scott McNaughton and  Ms. Karolyn Leary
 Dr. Christopher Barwacz, Dr. Maria Marcela Hernández, Mr. Scott McNaughton and  Ms. Karolyn Leary

The Dr. J. Michael Leary Memorial Award is presented annually to a graduating senior dental student who has demonstrated the high ethical and technical standards personified by Dr. Leary.  The award consists of a framed certificate and a check for $500.

Award Winner:  Scott McNaughton

 


Dr. Vincent and Verla Williams Excellence in Treatment Planning in Family Dentistry Award
presented by: Dr. Vince Williams, Mrs. Verla Williams and Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend

Dr. Vincent Williams, Mr. Scott Steward-Tharp, Mrs. Verla Williams and Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend
Dr. Vincent Williams, Mr. Scott Steward-Tharp, Mrs. Verla Williams and Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend

This award, established and endowed by Dr. Vincent and Verla Williams, consists of a plaque and a check for $2000, presented to “the top senior Family  entistry student who has consistently demonstrated the principles of rational treatment planning in the treatment of their patients in the Department of Family Dentistry."

Award Winner:  Scott Steward-Tharp

 


AAWD Eleanor Bushee Award
presented by: Dr. Paula Weistroffer

Dr. Paula Weistroffer and Ursula Diehl
Dr. Paula Weistroffer and Ms. Ursula Diehl

Award Winner:  Ursula Diehl

 


American Association of Endodontists Student Achievement in Endodontics Award
presented by: Dr. Manuel Gomez

Dr. Manuel Gomez and Orhan Suljic
Dr. Manuel Gomez and Mr. Orhan Suljic

Award Winner:  Orhan Suljic

 


Class of 1976 Practice Management Awards
presented by: Dr. Larry Squire

Dr. Larry Squire, Cody Kriegel, Hannah Hutchison, Mysty Shaver
Dr. Larry Squire, Ms. Hannah Hutchison, Mr. Cody Kriegel and Ms. Mysty Shaver

These awards are presented to D4 students who demonstrated the highest achievements in the Department of Family Dentistry’s Practice Management course. The awards consist of a framed certificate and an expense voucher for a local, state, or national dental meeting.

 

Award Winners:
3rd prize – Mysty Shaver
2st prize – Hannah Hutchison
1st Prize – Cody Kriegel

 


Pierre Fauchard Award
presented by: Dr. Patricia Meredith

Scott Steward-Tharp and Dr. Patricia Meredith
Dr. Patricia Meredith and Mr. Scott Steward-Tharp

These awards are presented to D4 students who demonstrated the highest achievements in the Department of Family Dentistry’s Practice Management course. The awards consist of a framed certificate and an expense voucher for a local, state, or national dental meeting.

Award Winner:  Scott Steward-Tharp

 


American College of Dentists
presented by: Dr. Bruce Justman

Dr. Bruce Justman and Scott Steward-Tharp
Dr. Bruce Justman and Mr. Scott Steward-Tharp

Award Winner:  Scott Steward-Tharp

 

 

International College of Dentists Awards

Humanitarian Award
presented by: Dr. Richard Williamson

Dr. Richard Williamson and Ms. Brittany K. Johansen
Dr. Richard Williamson and Ms. Brittany K. Johansen

Award Winner:  Brittany K. Johansen

 

Leadership Award

presented by: Dr. Richard Williamson

Dr. Richard Williamson and Ms. Ursula A. Diehl
Dr. Richard Williamson and Ms. Ursula A. Diehl

Award Winner:  Ursula A. Diehl