Dental Alumni Awards

School of Dentistry Alumni & Faculty Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is the highest award conferred by the alumni of the Georgetown University Dental Alumni Board. Bestowed upon an alumnus/a and/or former faculty, the recipient is selected annually on the basis of career accomplishments, public service, advancement of the dental profession, and alumni involvement. More

To nominate a dental alumnus/a for the Distinguish Service Award, please complete the nomination form and attach a letter of recommendation and the nominee's curriculum vitae. Complete nomination packets may be emailed to gumcengagement@georgetown.edu.  

2017 Vito A Cardo, Jr. (D’67) 
2016 Margaret Culotta-Norton, D.D.S. (D'79)
2015 Tristram Kruger, D.D.S. (D’77)
2014 Sally Cram, D.D.S. (D’86)
2013 Ford Mudgett, D.D.S. (D’86)
2012 Walter J. Mazzella, D.D.S. (C’56, D’61, MS’63)
2011 Irma M. Frank, D.D.S.
2010 Edward J. Plekavich, D.D.S. (D’68)
2009 Charles M. Ferrara, D.D.S. (D’71)

revious Recipients

Albert Aaronian (D’50)
Everett Cobb (D’58)
Anthony Culotta (D’45)
Thomas Curran (C’55, D’57)
Gael Delany (D’74)
Anthony DiMango (D’53)
Wilfred Dudley (C’45, D’49)
Francis Fabrizio (D’35)
Michael Fallon Jr. (D’53)
Peter Ferrigno (C’50, D’55)
Bernard Fink (D’69)
Allan Formicola (D’63, MS’65)
Leander Gallegos (C’53, D’57)
Eugene Giannini (D’88)
Richard Giuliani (D’63, MS’69)
Henry Heim (D’54)
Robert Kaplan (D’44)
Joseph Kelly (C’51, D’53)
Patrick Kildea Jr. (D’73)
Abraham Kobren (D’42)
Robert Kreutz (C’77, D’82)

 

Gustav Kruger (D’39, H’77)
Balfour Mattox (D’48)
Bernard McDermott (C’63, D’67)
Hubert McGuirl (D’33)
William McKenna (C’50, D’52, H’83)
Stanley Milobsky (C’62, D’63)
Charles Murto (D’32, H’77)
Charles Norwood (D’67)
John O’Keefe (D’33)
Masaichi Oishi (D’55)
Albert Paulsen (D’45)
Donald Reynolds (D’58, MS’61)
James Richeson Jr. (D’80)
Joseph Salcetti (D’53)
Harry Sheldon (D’43, H’79)
Israel Shulman (D’36, H’80)
Emil Sloan (D’25, H’80)
Laszlo Sokoly (D’63)
Robert Taylor (D’55)
Pasquale Tigani (C’55, D’57)
Anthony Tylenda (D’55)


Georgetown University Alumni Association Apollonian Alumni Award
The Apollonian Alumni Award is named for St. Apollonia, the patron saint of Dentistry, and is conferred upon an alumnus who has demonstrated exceptional efforts on behalf of the alumni of the School of Dentistry. This award is conferred by the Georgetown University Alumni Association Board of Governors and Dental Alumni Board. More

2015 Martin Oishi, D.D.S. (D’84)
2014 Leslie Rye, D.D.S. (D’78)
2013 Joseph Catanzano Jr., D.D.S. (D’71)
2012 Victor Siegel, D.D.S. (D’78)
2011 Marcel Carmi, D.D.S. (D’59)
2010 Margaret Culotta-Norton, D.D.S. (D’79)
2009 Thomas P. Williams, D.D.S., P.C. (D’77)
2008 Tristram C. Kruger, D.D.S (D’77)
2006 Gael M. Delany, D.D.S. (D’74)
2005 Philip J. Abood, D.D.S. (C’58, D’61)
2003-04 Balfour D. Mattox, D.D.S. (D’48)
2002 Eugene Giannini, D.D.S. (D’88)
2000 Donald C. Reynolds, D.D.S. (D’58, MS’61)
1999 Robert T. Kreutz, D.D.S. (C’77, D’82)
1998 Thomas Curran, D.D.S. (C’55, D’57)


Gustav O. Kruger Lifetime Achievement in Dentistry Award
The (Gustav O. Kruger) Lifetime Achievement Award in Dentistry is conferred upon an alumna/us or faculty member of the Georgetown University School of Dentistry who has rendered outstanding and exemplary community or professional service in support of the profession of dentistry. Awardees will have demonstrated significant contributions to humanitarian outreach and/ or held leadership positions in research, education, dental practice, or organized dentistry. More

This award is named for Gustav O. Kruger, D.D.S. (D’39), who served as the chair of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Division and director of the Hospital Dental Service from 1948 to 1982. He was a world-renowned lecturer, author, and leader of organized dentistry. His commitment to dental education and teaching are unsurpassed.

To nominate a dental alumnus/a for the Gustav O. Kruger Lifetime Achievement in Dentistry Award, please complete the nomination form and attach a letter of recommendation and the nominee's curriculum vitae. Complete nomination packets may be emailed to gumcengagement@georgetown.edu

2017 A. Thomas Borgia (D’76)
2016 Francis A. Connor, Jr. (D’65) 
2015 W. Patrick Naylor, D.D.S. (D’78)
2014 Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S. (D’83)
2013 Michael J. Will, D.D.S. (D’87)
2012 Nancy S. Arbree, D.D.S., FACP (C’74, D’77)