Honors and Awards

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics (02/2006 - Present)
  • Bisco Dental Research Award. Second place winner at the 2008 IADR Bisco Research Competition. (07/2008 - Present)
  • Steven R Gordon Postgraduate Prosthodontics Essay Contest. Second Place winner at the American College of Prosthodontics Massachussetts Chapter. (11/1997 - Present)
  • Claude R. Baker Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching Pre-Doctoral Fixed Prosthodontics, The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. The Baker award recognizes exceptional dental school junior faculty members in pre-doctoral fixed prosthodontic teaching.  It acknowledges excellence in teaching demonstrated by innovative teaching methods, student awards, and exceptional course materials. Recipients are also significant contributors to the field of fixed prosthodontics as evidenced by publications, presentations, and organization memberships. (02/2009 - Present)
  •  Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni Faculty Award. California Dental Association, California.   “… to support individuals who contribute to the scholarly and creative activities of the school through direct contact with students.” (07/2010 - Present)

University Awards and Honors

  • David J. Baraban Award, Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Department of Restorative Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts.  “Presented to the outstanding graduate student who best exemplifies excellence in character and clinical proficiency” (06/1999 - Present)
  • Teledyne Water Pik Prize, University of Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada.              Presented to a fourth year undergraduate student that exhibits and outstanding performance in Fixed Prosthodontics (05/1996 - Present)