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Volunteer

Are you passionate about the future of periodontology? Then the AAP Foundation wants to add you to our roster of Ambassadors! Ambassadors for the AAP Foundation help in a number of ways, including:

  • Speaking at local and regional meetings on our behalf
  • Hosting small events to educate fellow periodontists about the Foundation
  • Writing letters
  • Making phone calls
  • Sharing your story about why you support the AAP Foundation, to be used in Foundation publications

If you’re interested in helping in any one of these areas, please contact Dana Camacho at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Attention Students!

If you are a second or third year resident at a US perio program, you are invited to become a Student Ambassador. Student Ambassadors present a brief PowerPoint presentation (created by the AAPF), schedule a lunch session, and the Foundation springs for lunch. If you’re interested, please discuss it with your program director and contact Dana Camacho at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Past Award Winners Update

SatishKumar

Congratulations to Satish Kumar, DDS, MDSc, 2013 Educator Scholar and 2014 AAPF Fellow to the ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions, who recently accepted a full-time faculty role as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Preventive Dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.