2014 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. The scholarships are supported through an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Consumer & Personal Products Worldwide, Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.

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

The nominating dean may choose to include relevant information regarding financial need. The ADEA selection committee may use financial need as an eligibility requirement to choose among equally qualified applicants.

Application Deadline

All applications must be received on or before November 1, 2013.

Application Process Checklist

Using the ADEA online application process, applicants must submit on or before November 1, 2013:

  • 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
  • official transcripts verifying academic standing

The completed application must be signed by one of the following:

  • dental school dean
  • academic dean

Questions

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

Notification Date and Award Announcement

The recipient of the scholarship were notified on or before February 1, 2014. The award was announced in a ceremony during the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas, March 15-18, 2014.

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

2012

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

2011

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

2010

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

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

2006

  • Ms. Kelly Bradley, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Ms. Julidang Chue, University of Washington
  • Mr. Jeffrey Goldberg, Tufts University
  • Ms. Jonelle Grant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Mr. Philip Josephs, Columbia University
  • Mr. Saleem Josephs, Columbia University
  • Ms. Jessica Lawson, University of Iowa
  • 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
  • Ms. Heather Ronngren, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health
  • Mr. Patrick Smith, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

2005

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

2004

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

2003

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

2002

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

2001

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

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