AAPHD Past Award Winners

AAPHD Public Service Award - for substantial contribution through action related to public health dentistry issues
2016 Hugh Silk, MD, MS
2015 Wendy E. Mouradian, MD, MS
2014 Children's Dental Health Project
2013 The Honorable Bernard Sanders, U.S Senator, I-VT
2012 Susan Griffin, PhD
2011 Shelly Gehshan
2010 Sherrod Brown
2009 Mary Otto
2008 Rasmuson Foundation
2008 Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS
2006 Lawrence A. Tabak, DDS, PHD, Director of the NIDCR
2005 Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine)
2004 Rob Reiner
2003 Senator Raymond A. Rawson
2002 Senator Jeff Bingaman
2001 David Satcher
2000 C. Scott Litch, Judy Sherman
1998 Senator Edward M. Kennedy
1997 Honorable Steny Hoyer
1996 Assemblywoman Jackie Speier
1995 Joe Garagiola
1991 Kay Johnson
1990 Julius Richmond
1989 Honorable John David Waihee, III
1988 Marian Wright Edelman
1987 C. Everett Koop
1986 Honorable Claude Pepper
1985 Honorable Henry Waxman
1984 President Jimmy Carter

AAPHD Distinguished Service Award - for excellent and distinguished service to public health dentistry
2016 Ray Kuthy, DDS
2015 Barbara Gooch, DMD, MPH
2014 Diane Brunson, RDH and Donald Marianos, DDS
2013 Caswell Evans, Jr, DDS, MPH
2013 Lewis N. Lampiris, DDS, MPH
2012 E. Joseph Alderman, DDS, MPH
2011 William Maas, DDS, MPH
2010 Mark Siegal, DDS, MPH
2009 Burton Edelstein, DDS, MPH
2008 Helen Gift, PhD
2007 William F. Bird, DDS, MPH, Dr PH
2006 Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH
2005 Dushanka V. Kleinman, DDS, MScD
2004 Scott L. Tomar, DMD, DrPH
2003 Lois Cohen, PhD
2002 Myron Allukian, Jr, DDS, MPH
2001 Brian A. Burt, BDS, PhD
2000 R. Gary Rozier, DDS, MPH
1999 Alice Horowitz, RDH, MA, PhD
1998 Nathan C. Cons, John K. Peterson
1997 Joseph M. Doherty, DDS, MPH; Helen K. Doherty
1996 John C. Greene, DMD, MPH
1995 Robert E. Mecklenburg, DDS, MPH
1994 Martha Liggett
1993 Dennis Leverett, DDS, MPH
1992 Durward Collier, DDS
1991 Irwin D. Mandel, DDS
1990 Stanley Lotzkar, DDS, MPH
1989 Max H. Schoen
1988 David Edward Barmes
1987 Herschel Horowitz, DDS, MPH
1986 David Soricelli
1985 John T. Hughes
1984 Donald J. Galagan
1983 Albert L. Russell
1982 Polly Ayers
1981 Frank E. Law
1980 John W. Knutson
1979 James Morse Dunning
1978 Ernest A. Pearson, Jr.
1977 David F. Striffler
1975 Charles W. Gish
1973 John T. Fulton
1972 Kenneth Easlick

AAPHD President's Award - Presented at the discretion of the President to an individual for significant contributions to the welfare of the Association
2016 E. Joseph Alderman
2015 Frances Kim
2014 Chester Douglas
2013 Diane Brunson
2012 Amos Deinard
2009 Reginald Louie
2008 Eugenio Beltran
2007 Alice Horowitz
2006 Nicholas Mosca
2005 Steven Geiermann
2004 Joseph Doherty and Stuart Lockwood
2003 Stanley Lotzkar
2001 James Toothaker
1999 Teresa Dolan
1998 Jane A. Weintraub
1997 Raymond Kuthy
1996 Robert J. Collins
1994 Stephen B. Corbin
1989 Richard D. Mumma, Jr, and Joseph M. Doherty
1988 Edward N. Brandt, Jr, and Crystal Gayle
1987 Robert E. Mecklenberg

AAPHD Special Merit Award - for special meritorious service to public health dentistry
2009 Sena Narendran, BDS, MSC, DDPH 
2008 James W. Sutherland, DDS, MPH
2007 No Award
2006 Helen Gift, PhD, Interim Editor for the Journal of Public Health Dentistry
2005 Dolores Malvitz, BA, MPH, DrPH
2004 Anthony R. Volpe, DDS, MS
2003 Donald A. Schneider, DDS, MPH
2002 Robert Weyant, DMD, DrPH
2001 Robert J. Collins, DMD, MPH; Caswell A. Evans, Jr, DDS, MPH
2000 Rhys B. Jones, DDS, MS
1999 Jane Weintraub, DDS, MPH
1998 Marsha Cunningham, RDH, MS
1997 Donald Marianos, DDS
1996 Hermine McLeran, RDH, MPH
1995 Howard M. Field, DDS, MPH
1994 Jay W. Friedman, DDS, MPH; John Scott Small
1993 R. Gary Rozier, DDS, MPH
1992 Robert Faine, DDS
1991 Gregory C. Connolly
1990 Daniel Whiteside
1989 Corrine H. Lee
1988 Alice Horowitz, RDH, MA, PhD
1987 Myron Allukian, Jr, DDS, MPH
1986 David F. Striffler
1985 Helen K. Doherty
1982 Janet Jester
1969 Walter J. Pelton
1968 Kenneth J. Ryan, F. Gene Dixon
1967 Franklin Foote, Albert Heutis, Robert Jans, Bruce Keyworth

AAPHD Special Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Dentistry - International - for dental public health contributions of individuals outside the United States
2006 Prof. T.M. Marthaler, Zurich, Switzerland
2005 Prathip Phantumvanit, DDS, MSc
2004 Roberto J. Beltran-Neira
2003 Aubrey Sheiham
2002 Patricia Main, DDS, DDPH, MSc
2001 Fumio Yamashita
2000 John J. Clarkson
1999 Mario Chaves, DDS, MPH
1998 Johng-Bai Kim