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AAP Foundation Student Ambassador Program

The AAP Foundation works with periodontal program directors across the country to identify second- or third-year students to serve as AAP Foundation Student Ambassadors. These Student Ambassadors host a lunch program for their fellow residents, and present a PowerPoint presentation about the Foundation. The Foundation provides a budget for lunch, the PowerPoint, and supporting materials. If you’re interested in becoming a Student Ambassador, please contact Dana Camacho, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special thanks to our 2017-2018 Student Ambassador Sponsor, A-Titan Instruments. A-Titan will be presenting details about their special student program at select schools.

Current AAP Foundation Student Ambassadors:

  • University of Alabama, Katie Martin

  • Augusta University Dental College of Georgia, Cherilyn Kasperian

  • Boston University, Lorena Corzo

  • University of California Los Angeles, Diana Sedler

  • Case Western Reserve University, Amer Azzam Shatta

  • Columbia University, Khashayar Kordbache Changi

  • University of Florida, Christian Alvarez

  • Harvard University, Livia Valverde

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Taylor Whitney Newman

  • Indiana University School of Dentistry, Justin Villanueva

  • University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Marian Antonious

  • Loma Linda University, Yvette Carrillo

  • Louisiana State University, David Long

  • University of Maryland, Veronica Guy

  • University of Michigan, Ann Decker

  • University of Missouri Kansas City, Arora Kirandeep

  • University of North Carolina, Megumi Williamson

  • Nova Southeastern University, David Garazi

  • Ohio State University, Elizabeth Nesmith

  • University of Pennsylvania, Howard Yen

  • University of Pittsburgh, Sayuri Yoshizawa Smith

  • University of Rochester, Eric D'Silva

  • Stony Brook University, Zev Lazarus

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Jeffrey Penner

  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Amy Reichert

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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.