2018 Dental Student Award

Every year accredited dental programs refer an outstanding pre- and/or post-doctoral dental student who demonstrates great interest, academically and clinically, in implant dentistry. The awards serves as recognition of the students’ achievements, as well as provides the opportunity for the winner to advance their skills and knowledge within the field of implant dentistry. Winners receive complimentary membership and registration to an educational meeting of their choice. Look out for these future dental implantologists!

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Pre-Doctoral Award

Lisandra Amador, DMD, Nova Southeastern University, College Of Dental Medicine
Austin Andrews, DMD, University of Saskatchewan
Mathew Balenko, DDS, New York University Dentistry
Luke Bauserman, DDS, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
Kevin L. Bell, DMD, University of Alabama School of Dentistry
Matthew Breglio, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine
Jacqueline Buschbach, DMD, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
Michelle Callahan, DDS, University at Buffalo
Kylin Chen, DDS, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
Jennifer Chung, DMD, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
Seth DeJean, DDS, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
Daniel Ditch, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Dustin Ebner, Creighton University School of Dentistry
Crystal Foung, DMD, McGill University
Andrea Gagnon-Audet, DMD, Université de Montréal - Faculté de Médecine Dentaire
Jeffrey Garcia, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Marquette University School of Dentistry
Rodney Gardner, DMD, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Jacob Greaves, DDS, University of Utah School of Dentistry
Khader Habash, DMD, University of Louisville School of Dentistry
Catherine Haviland, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Arathi Hungund, DMD, University of British Columbia
Varun Iyer, DMD, Augusta University, The Dental College of Georgia
Anna Jobe, DDS, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Brooke Jordan, DDS, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
Samuel Kang, DMD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
Kellie Kawasaki, DMD, Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
Aliza Kaye, DDS, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine
Christopher Koechner, DMD, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
Strother Kortnie, DDS, University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
Dany Malak, DMD, Université Laval- Faculté de Médecine Dentaire
Aditya Malhotra, DMD, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Mitchell Mascaro, DDS, Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
Kalie McCulloch, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Nina Mehranfar, DMD, Roseman University
Tarek Metwally, DDS, The University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Yuliet Moreno-Montiel, DMD, University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
Raman Nazari, DDS, University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
Meghan Nelson, DDS, The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics
Jack Newton, DMD, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Brandon Onley, DDS, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
Logan Orr, DDS, University of Alberta
Dustin Osborne, DDS, West Virginia University School of Dentistry
Ashton Pargman, DMD, Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Nupur Patel, DMD, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University
Jonathon Pullara, DMD, College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, Midwestern University
Leen Qutachi, DDS, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
Rebecca Rightmer, DMD, the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Emily Sachs, DMD, The Univeristy of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
Bradley Sleeth, DMD, University of Florida Restorative Department
Kristoff Darian Samm, DDS, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Violeta Stoyanova, DDS, UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
Rachel Vorwaller, DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Joanna Wang, DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Tyler Wheeler, DMD, Univeristiy of Mississippi School of Dentistry
Stefan James Wilkes, Medical University of South Carolina, James B. Edwards College of Dental Medincine
Daniel Yeager, DDS, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
Daniel Zevallos, DDS, University of Washington
Jonathan Zuniga, DMD, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health


Rebecca Baer, DDS, Indiana University School of Dentistry
Tyler Bond, DMD, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona
Heather Hong, DDS, MMSc, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Allie Lonneman, DMD, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Asma Zuberi, DDS, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center