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Department of Family Dentistry 2014 Annual Senior Awards

 

Award Descriptions


The Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award
presented by: Dr. Mickey Spector and Ms. Melissa Tangen

Dr. Spector, Mr. Gugliano and Ms. Tangen
Dr. Mickey Spector, Mr. David Gugliano and Ms. Melissa Tangen

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 Winner:  David Gugliano

 


The Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award
presented by: Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend and Dr. Patty Meredith

Dr. Straub-Morarend, Ms. Katie Naberhaus and Dr. Patty Meredith
Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend, Ms. Katie Naberhaus 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:  Katie Naberhaus

 


American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Award of Merit
presented by: Dr. Marcos Vargas

Dr. Marcos Vargas and Ms. Katie Naberhaus
Dr. Marcos Vargas and Ms. Katie Naberhaus

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:  Katie Naberhaus

 


Dr. J. Michael Leary Memorial Award
presented by: Dr. Brooke Kerr

Dr. Brooke Ker, Ms. Lauren Harvey, Ms. Karolyn Leary and Ms. YeoSang Kim
Dr. Brooke Kerr, Ms. Lauren Harvey, Ms. Karolyn Leary and Ms. YeoSang Kim

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:  Lauren Harvey

 


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 Willaims, Ms. Lauren Harvey, Mrs. Verla Williams and Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend
Dr. Vincent Williams, Ms. Justine Stemper, 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:  Justine Stemper

 


AAWD Eleanor Bushee Award
presented by: Dr. Paula Weistroffer

Dr. Paula Weistroffer and Laura Edwards
Dr. Paula Weistroffer and Ms. Laura Edwards

Award Winner:  Laura Edwards

 


American Association of Endodontists Award
presented by: Dr. Manuel Gomez

Dr. Manuel Gomez and Heather Stillman
Dr. Manuel Gomez and Ms. Heather Stillman

Award Winner:  Heather Stillman

 


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

Dr. Larry Squire, Christina Schiltz, Amber McCarville and Justine Stemper
Dr. Larry Squire, Ms. Christina Schiltz, Ms. Amber McCarville and Ms. Justine Stemper

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 – Justine Stemper
2st prize – Amber McCarville
1st Prize – Christina Schiltz