Dana A. Camacho, Director of Development

Dana A. Camacho, MS, BA, BS, CFRE, serves as the Director of Development of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. She has worked as a nonprofit fundraiser for 14 years, including roles with an international volunteer organization, a social service agency and a graduate school of management.
Ms. Camacho served as a volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Swidnik, Poland, teaching high school level English. She has served on nonprofit boards, and has experience with appeals, event planning, sponsor and corporate partner solicitation, project management, volunteer management, budgeting, needs assessment, publications and marketing.

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If you have additional questions regarding any AAP Foundation Awards, please contact:

Robert Vitas
Executive Director
American Academy of Periodontology Foundation
737 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 800-282-4867, ext. 3256 or 312-573-3256
Private fax: 312-787-3983

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Past Award Winners Update


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.