2015 ADEA Preventive Dentistry Scholarships


Purpose
The purpose of the ADEA Preventive Dentistry Scholarships is to support predoctoral dental students who have demonstrated academic excellence in preventive dentistry.

Overview
Each scholarship recipient will have $2,500 applied to tuition and fees for predoctoral dental study. Twelve predoctoral dental students will receive ADEA Preventive Dentistry Scholarships each year.

Eligibility Requirements
An applicant must:
  • Be enrolled at a U.S. dental school as a full-time student at the time of submission.
  • Demonstrate through personal activities and achievements a strong interest in preventive dentistry.
  • Possess a superior academic record.
  • Be nominated by the dean of his or her dental school or the dean’s designate (no more than three nominations are accepted from each school).
  • Be an ADEA Individual Member.
Application Deadline
All applications must be received on or before November 3, 2014.

Application Process Checklist
The following items must be submitted on or before November 3, 2014, using the ADEA online application process:
  • A letter from the dean describing the applicant’s academic record, achievements and activities (research, community service and program development) in preventive dentistry that have gone beyond those required of all students for graduation;
  • A summary of the insights the student has gained from achievements and activities (research, community service and program development) in preventive dentistry;
  • A current curriculum vitae; and
  • Transcripts obtained from the candidate's school registrar verifying academic standing.


Questions
Contact Mr. Eric Lund, ADEA Professional Development Manager, at 202-289-7201 or lunde@adea.org with questions.

Notification Date and Award Announcement
Scholarship recipients and applicants not receiving awards will be notified on or before February 1, 2015. The award will be announced during the 2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Boston, March 7–10, 2015.

Past Recipients

2014
Mr. Todd Billington, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Mr. Michael Forman, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Lisa Gaither, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Ms. Kari Hexem, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Theodore Kula, Indiana University School of Dentistry
Ms. Natalie La Rochelle, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Mr. Samuel Lee, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Mehreen Merchant, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Han Na Seo, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
Mr. Eric Smith, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Nidhi Taneja, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry
Mr. Phillip Wong, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine – South Jordan, Utah

2013
Mr. Hussameldin M. Ahmed, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Kelly A. Burch, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Amir Dadgar-Yeganeh, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Ms. Victoria V. Duong, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Mr. Scott Kim, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Natalie A. Laucius, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Eun-Chee Lee, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
Ms. Olga S. Luaces, University of Florida College of Dentistry
Mr. Sanket Nagarkar, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Ms. Rachel Paik, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Ubonwan JJ Sae-ung, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Ms. Kelly S. Sayre, Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
Ms. Sarah A. Moeller, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

2012
Ms. Patricia J. Clevenger, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Mr. Benjamin Cope, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Leslie-Anne Fitzpatrick, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Jennifer L. Gawthrop, West Virginia University School of Dentistry
Mr. Hans Hsu, New York University College of Dentistry
Ms. Olga Isyutina, Indiana University School of Dentistry
Mr. Daniel H. Johnson, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry
Ms. Grace L. Lam, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Mr. Ricardo Lugo, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Mr. Kajal B. Patel, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Mahesh H. Sadhnani, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Brent L. Woodmansee, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona

2011
Ms. Stephanie M. Acevedo, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Cherissa W. Chong, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Alexis L. Cohen, New York University College of Dentistry
Ms. Shannon M. Hayashibara, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Ms. Stona R. Jackson, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Ms. Lauren M. Katzel, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Victoria M. Lucas-Perry, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Mr. Brian T. Luong, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Kaitlin J. Poppe, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Ms. Jennifer L. Senge, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Matthew S. Silverstein, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Jake A. Weissman, University of Washington School of Dentistry

2010
Mr. Senthil N. Arun, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Whitney M. Bator, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Mr. Daniel A. Beinstock, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Mr. David G. Burke, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Ms. Li-Ping Chew, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Hyewon Lee, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Evelyn O. Lucas-Perry, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Mr. Joseph M. Mess, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
Ms. Shirin A. Mullen, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Mr. Daniel K. Seetin, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Mr. Wayne E. Stephens, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Mr. Zi Wang, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

2009
Mr. Payam Afzala, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Raquel Teresa Capote, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Ashley E. Gibbs, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
Mr. James Han, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Mr. Goldwyn Jequinto, Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California
Ms. Cassandra L. Jones, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Mr. Elias Kamaal Josephs, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Mr. Aram Kim, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Avni Mahendra Maru, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Timothy Richardson, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Ms. Maria Fernando Velasco, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Seung Hyun Yu, University of Washington School of Dentistry

2008
Ms. Viviana Acevedo, University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Andre Guerrero, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Ms. Shannitta L. Bridgers, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Mr. Phillip K. Josephs, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Jihyun-Elizabeth Kim, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Ms. Devin Johnson, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Charlie Miller, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Rachael Revell, University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Mr. David Richman-Raphael, University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Mr. Farid Shaikh, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Kathleen Varley, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry
Ms. Lisa M. DeLucia, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine

2007
Ms. Tanya Ashe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Mr. Marvin Baptiste, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Anita Bhavnani, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Shannita Bridgers, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Mr. Christopher Durham, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Mr. Brian Fangman, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
Mr. Cameron Howard, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Ms. Jocelyn Jeffries, New York University College of Dentistry
Ms. Shokofeh Motlagh, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Maggie Novy, University of Florida College of Dentistry
Ms. Anne Reeves, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry
Ms. Heather Ronngren, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health

2006
Ms. Kelly Bradley, Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
Ms. Julidang Chue, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Mr. Jeffrey Goldberg, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Jonelle Grant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Mr. Philip Josephs, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Mr. Saleem Josephs, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Jessica Lawson, University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Ms. Priya Madhiwala, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Anne Mullin-Kuczma, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Bradford Picot, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Ms. Heather Ronngren, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Mr. Patrick Smith, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

2005
Mr. Naren Chelian, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry
Ms. Arti Gaur, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry at Houston
Ms. Christina Iannessa, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Brandi Jackson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Mr. Peter Pellegrini, University of Washington School of Dentistry
Mr. Bradford Picot, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Ms. Elizabeth Prada, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Heather Ronngren, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health
Ms. Chanelle Small, Howard University College of Dentistry
Mr. Shane Sykes, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Ms. Brigid Walsh, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
Ms. Katayoun Yaraghi, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

2004
Ms. Jessie Chang, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Mr. James Craig, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry
Ms. Natalie Jackson, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
Mr. Saleem Josephs, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Mr. Jin Y. Kim, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Ms. Jessica Robertson, Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
Ms. Mercay Romero, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Heather Ronngren, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Mr. Abtin Shahriari, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Sameery Syed, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
Ms. ThuyLinh Huyn, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Anne Woe Wilmore, Indiana University School of Dentistry

2003
Ms. Leena L. Bitar, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Jane Bleuel, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Ms. Nancy E. Bouchard, University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Mr. Michael R. Franzman, University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Mr. Brian A. Houston, New York University College of Dentistry
Mr. Thomas A. Kolodge New York University College of Dentistry
Ms. Zehra Pradhan, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ms. Stephanie Reeder, University of Florida College of Dentistry
Ms. Purvi V. Shah, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
Ms. Doreen Toskos, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Mr. David C. Trent, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Ms. Emily M. Williams, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry

2002
Mr. Jurak Ajdari, New York University College of Dentistry
Ms. Mary Ann Baysac, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
Mr. Jason Beck, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry at Houston
Ms. Stephanie Grace Chou, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Ruben Cohen, New York University College of Dentistry
Mr. Ryan Halbower, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Demetrick LeCorn,University of Florida College of Dentistry
Mr. James Morrison, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Aaron Miller, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Kevin Rencher, University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Mr. James Sunwoo, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Ms. Rosemary Wu, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

2001
Ms. Adrienne Andress, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry at Houston
Ms. Courtney Mei-Young Brooks, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Adrian M. Codel, Northwestern University
Ms. Susie Kalinian, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Tawana K. Lee, Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
Ms. Brianne Tram Luu, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Timothy Leung, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Noelle Paige Manuel, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry
Mr. Saju O. Matthew, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine
Mr. Kirk J. Robertson, Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
Mr. James Seoung-jin Kim, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Ms. Pamela Adrienne Nicoara, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry
Mr. Diem T.H. Nguyen, Howard University College of Dentistry
Ms. Karen L. Raponi, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry at Houston


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