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AAP Foundation Sponsorship Opportunities

The AAP Foundation has many ways for you to reach your target audience while supporting periodontology! The AAPF is the only 501(c)(3) charitable organizaiton deducated exclusively to periodontology. Your support helps ensure the future of the specialty remains strong.

AAP Foundation 2022 Award Recipients from our new Annual Report

The AAP Foundation celebrates our 2022 Foundation award recipients who appeared in our newly-published annual report. You can vew the entire annual report here, or read the individual award recipient articles below.

Announcing the new Dr. Mark K. Setter Leadership in Periodontology and Dental Implantology Award

In February 2019, periodontology lost one of its greats - Dr. Mark Setter. Dr. Setter was well-loved and contributed to the field in many ways. He practiced for 30+ years, lectured, and mentored many dentists, periodontists, and students. To honor Dr. Setter's memory, Drs. Jason Souyias, Jason Stoner, and Mitch Godat, along with Mrs. Susan Setter, have worked with the AAP Foundation to establish the Dr. Mark K. Setter Leadership in Periodontol...

The New Dr. Colin Richman Family Perio-Ortho Award

The AAP Foundation is proud to announce a new award that has been added this year: the Dr. Colin Richman Family Perio-Ortho Award. This annual award of $20,000-$40,000 is available to periodontic and orthodontic residents, as well as early career faculty (5 or fewer years at an accredited institution) and may have more than one awardee annually.

Help support the Patty & Paul Levi Research Award

Donate to the Patty & Paul Levi Research Award here. The AAP Foundation is endeavoring to endow an award in honor of Patty & Paul Levi and their commitment to the specialty.

The mission of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation is to improve the periodontal and general health of the public through increasing public and professional knowledge of periodontal diseases and their therapies, stimulating basic and clinical research to generate new knowledge, and enhancing educational programs at all levels to create opportunities in periodontal education and practice.

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Past Award Winners Update

Congratulations to Fatemeh “Flora” Momen-Heravi, DDS, PhD, (2017 Educator Scholar, 2018 Dr. D. Walter Cohen Teaching Award Recipient) assistant professor of dental medicine at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, who was named the 2020 recipient of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Anne D. Haffajee Fellowship. The award provides early-career women researchers in the field of oral biology with financial support for training and research activities that will advance their academic careers. Read more here.

 
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