Washington, DC—The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) presented three awards to dental educators March 16 during the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in San Antonio, TX. The awards are supported by educational grants from the Colgate-Palmolive Company.
“ADEA is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of these outstanding dental educators, and we are grateful for the support of the Colgate-Palmolive Company. The continued evolution of dental education relies on the recipients’ hard work and habits of excellence,” says ADEA Chair of the Board, Stephen K. Young, D.D.S., M.S.
The ADEA/Colgate-Palmolive Co. Allied Dental Educators Fellowship was presented to Prof. Rachel Henry, the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. It provides support for participation in the ADEA Leadership Institute or a three-month fellowship at the ADEA office in Washington, DC.
The ADEA/Colgate-Palmolive Co. Excellence in Teaching Award was presented to Dr. Mark Fitzgerald, University of Michigan School of Dentistry. The award provides support to educators to enhance teaching efforts.
The ADEA/ADEA Council of Students, Residents and Fellows/Colgate-Palmolive Co. Junior Faculty Award was presented to Dr. Anita Joy, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. The award provides support to educators to enhance teaching efforts.
“Colgate-Palmolive’s ongoing support of these awards exemplifies our dedication and commitment to dental education, dental educators and students,” says Barbara Shearer, B.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D., Director of Scientific Affairs at the Colgate-Palmolive Company. “On behalf of ADEA and all of the recipients, please accept our sincerest congratulations for your achievements.”