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Department of Family Dentistry 2017 Annual Senior Awards

 

Award Descriptions


Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation Treatment Planning and Documentation Award
presented by: Dr. Michael Murrell, Ms. Donnella Miller

Ms. Donnella Miller, Mr. David J. Knight, Dr. Michael Murrell
Ms. Donnella Miller, Mr. David J. Knight and Dr. Michael Murrell

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:  Mr. David J. Knight

 


Brasseler USA Award
presented by: Dr. Michael Murrell, Mr. Cary G. Rose and Mr. Scott O'Conner

Mr. Cary G. Rose, Mr. Terris E Williams, Jr.  and Mr. Scott O'Conner
Mr. Cary G. Rose, Mr. Terris E Williams, Jr., Dr. Michael Murrell and Mr. Scott O'Conner

The Brasseler USA Award is presented to a student who excelled at providing high quality restorative treatment and who has behaved in an ethical/professional manner during dental school. 

Award Winner:  Mr. Terris E. Williams, Jr.

 


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

Dr. Reed Parker, Dr. Vincent and Verla WIlliams, Ms. Emily Flesner and Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend
Dr. Reed Parker, Dr. Vincent and Verla WIlliams, Ms. Emily Flesner and Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend,

This award, established and endowed by Dr. Vincent and Verla Williams, consists of a plaque and a check for $4000, presented to the top senior Family Dentistry 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:  Ms. Emily Flesner

 


Dr. James Michael Leary Memorial Award
presented by: Dr. Brian Howe, Ms. Karolyn Leary, Dr. Kecia Leary and Benjamin Vogel

Dr. Brian Howe, Ms. Karolyn Leary, Ms. Melanie Norton, Dr. Kecia Leary and Benjamin Vogel
 Dr. Brian Howe, Ms. Karolyn Leary, Ms. Melanie Norton, Dr. Kecia Leary, Benjamin Vogel

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:  Ms. Melanie Norton

 

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

Dr. Patricia Meredith, Mr. Gregory S. Daniels and Dr. Michael Murrell
Dr. Patricia Meredith, Mr. Gregory S. Daniels and Dr. Michael Murrell

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:  Mr. Gregory S. Daniels

 


Dr. Duane Schmidt  Practice Management Awards
presented by: Dr. Larry Squire

Dr. Larry Squire, Ms. Amy Vermeer and Mr. Terris Williams
Dr. Larry Squire, Ms. Amy Vermeer and Mr. Terris E. Williams, Jr

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 – Mr. Terris E. Williams, Jr.
2st prize – Ms. Amy Vermeer
1st Prize – Mr. Tyler S. Wallingford

 


American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Student Award of Merit
presented by: Dr. Marcela Hernandez and Dr. Maros Vargas

Tania Toulabi
Ms. Tania Toulabi

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:  Ms. Tania Toulabi

 


AAWD Eleanor Bushee Award
presented by: Ms. Catherine Solow

Ms. Catherine Solow and Ms. Melanie Norton
Ms. Catherine Solow and Ms. Melanie Norton

Award Winner:  Ms. Melanie Norton

 


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

Dr. Fabricio Teixeira, Dr. Manual Gomez and ms. Amy Vermeer
Dr. Fabricio Teixeira, Manuel Gomez and Mrs. Amy Vermeer

Award Winner:  Mrs. Amy Vermeer

 


International College of Dentists Awards

ICD Humanitarian Award
presented by: Dr. Richard Williamson

Dr. Richard Williamson and Ms. Yessica Escutia Ponce de Leon
Dr. Reed Parker and Ms. Award Winner:  Ms. Yessica Escutia Ponce de Leon

Award Winner:  Ms. Yessica Escutia Ponce de Leon

 

ICD Leadership Award
presented by: Dr. Richard Williamson

Dr. Cheryl Straub-Morarend and Ms.Jessica M. Gradoville
Dr. Richard Williamson and Mr. Shaun O'Neill

Award Winner:  Mr. Shaun O'Neill