2019 Dental Student Awards

Congratulations to the class of 2019 from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry!

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 award serves as recognition of 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!

2019 Dental Student Award Winners

Pre-Doctoral Award
Jordan Antetomaso, DMD, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Luke R. Bessmer, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry
Navdeep Bharj, DDS, University of Alberta
Igor Borisov, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Arizona
Jordan Bronstein, DMD, Medical University of South Carolina
William Callaway, DMD, Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University
Taranvir Cheema, DDS, University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry
Jason Diep, DMD, Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine
Jeffrey Donatelli, DMD, Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
Steven Elliott, UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry
Keyshla Escobar, DMD, School of Dental Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico
Joseph Finelli, DDS, West Virginia University School of Dentistry
Amy Full, DDS, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Marti J. Gabriella, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Autumn Gray, DDS, Marquette University School of Dentistry
Joseph Gulko, DDS, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
William Handt, DDS, Indiana University School of Dentistry
Christopher Havlik, DMD, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
Hui Huang, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Charles Huffman, University of Mississippi School of Dentistry
Solange Johnson, DDS, Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry
Naru Kang, DDS, NYU Dentistry
Malik Muhammad Zeeshan Khan, DDS, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
Wanjin Kim, DMD, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
Helen Kim, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
Justin James Kirkwood, DMD, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine
Jonathan Light, DMD, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine
Andrew G. Lum, DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Corinna Ma, DMD, Oregon Health & Science University
Sufian Mahmoud, DMD, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Audrey Mayrand, Université de Montréal - Faculté de Médecine Dentaire
Jordan Mays, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Adams School of Dentistry
Devon McClurg, DMD, University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
Shaughn McCormick, Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Lance McGavin, University of Utah School of Dentistry
Ariana Mendel, DDS, University at Buffalo
Austin Moon, DDS, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
Grace Moore, The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics
Jorden Mortensen, DMD, Roseman University College of Dental Medicine
Frankie Ngo, DMD, Midwestern University
Jonathan Odinsky, DDS, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine
Frédérique Ouellet, Université Laval
Raul Perez, DMD, University of Florida
Isaac Peterson, DDS, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
Rodion Pinkhasov, DMD, Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine
Brian Poore, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Daniel Richmond, DMD Degree, McGill University
Lindsey Roberts, DMD, UAB School of Dentistry
Stephen Siew, DDS, University of Washington
Amy Stephenson, DDS, The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston
Alexandra Steury, DMD, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Samantha Thomas, DDS, University of Missouri-Kansas City
James Wen Tian Yan, DDS, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
Jeffrey Toler, Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry
Megan Utter, DDS, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Scott Welling, DDS, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
Jenna Windell, DMD, University of Louisville School of Dentistry
Jason Wong, DMD, College of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan
Alexander Yaldoo, DMD, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health


Benjamin Hostetter, DDS, Creighton University School of Dentistry
Charles Pham, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Devin Rourke, DDS, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine