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School of Dentistry Awards Dinner


Friday April 26, 2013

Cocktails 6:00 p.m.
Dinner 7:00 p.m.
AMU, Monaghan Ballroom

Alumni National Awards Weekend Page

School of Dentistry Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumnus in Dentistry Award

PETER J. POLVERINI, D.D.S., ARTS '69, DENT '73

 

 

 

 

 

PETER J. POLVERINI, D.D.S., ARTS '69, DENT '73
Ann Arbor, Mich.

A highly respected researcher and scholar who assumes presidency of the American Association for Dental Research in March 2013, Peter has studied the growth of blood vessels and how it relates to cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases. Since 2003, he has been dean of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he also is a professor in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine.

 

Outstanding Dental Service Award

photo of Dr. Van Miller

 

 

 

 

 

JAMES L. VAN MILLER, D.D.S., DENT '70
Green Bay, Wis.

Dr. Jim — as he is known — recently retired after 40 years of practicing pediatric dentistry, but that hasn't stopped him from helping kids achieve the sense of self-esteem that comes with a bright smile. He's now board chairman of the Brown County (Wis.) Oral Health Partnership, a program that provides dental services to needy children in the Green Bay school system. He also is a longtime member of the Dean's Advisory Board for the School of Dentistry.

 

Click here for photos from the 2010 Alumni Awards Ceremony

 

Past Recipients:

 

Award Information and Nominations

Distinguished Alumnus Award

The Distinguished Alumnus in Dentistry Award recognizes a Marquette University School of Dentistry graduate who has shown extraordinary lifetime professional achievement in the areas of dental education, dental research or community service at a local, state, national or international level. This award is to honor a dentist who has exemplified the leadership and mentorship that reflects greatly on the dental profession and Marquette University School of Dentistry.



Outstanding Dental Service Award

(formerly Community Service Award)

The Outstanding Dental Service Award recognizes a Marquette University graduate for outstanding service to the community, the dental school and/or its students and alumni in their local, state, national or international community.  This award is to honor a dentist who has provided exceptional service to any or all of those constituencies, and of a nature that reflects greatly on the dental profession and Marquette University School of Dentistry and its mission.

 


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