AAP Foundation Leadership

Directory of the Foundation's governing board and staff.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

  • President: John R. Herrin

  • Vice-President: Lisa B. Masters

  • Secretary-Treasurer: Christopher R. Richardson

  • Immediate Past President: Joan Otomo-Corgel

DIRECTORS

  • Jeanne Ambruster
  • Caitlin D. Darcey
  • Irina F. Dragan
  • Mia Geisinger
  • Purnima S. Kumar
  • Stephen J. Meraw
  • Erin O'Donnell Dotzler (Ex Officio)
  • David K. Okano
  • Colin Richman
  • E. Todd Scheyer
  • Craig Yonemura (ABP Representative)
  • David H. Yu

HONORARY DIRECTORS

  • Linda Tarrson

STAFF

 

Inspiring Stories
Salvador Nares

Salvador-Nares

In 2009, the AAP Foundation introduced the The Nevins Teaching and Clinical Research Fellowship, created to address the retention of top periodontal clinical researchers and educators early in their careers. The award was created by generous donors in honor of Myron Nevins, DDS, a leader in periodontal clinical research.

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We are Research

We fund research to keep periodontology at the cutting edge of scientific dentistry. Read more...

research

We are Education

We ensure the future of periodontology by strengthening future generations. Read more...

research

We are Visionary

The Visionary Society was launched in 2000 to encourage the gift of future assets. Read more...

research

 

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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