Honors


April 6, 2018

Dr. Michael Baldwin named UW Magnuson Scholar

Dr. Michael Baldwin, a 2015 University of Washington dental graduate who is also completing work on a PhD in oral biology at the UW, has been named a UW Magnuson Scholar for 2018-19.


March 30, 2018

Dr. Donald Chi named Pediatric Dentist of the Year

Dr. Donald Chi, Associate Professor of Oral Health Sciences, has been named Pediatric Dentist of the Year by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD).


August 31, 2017

School honors Dr. Roy C. Page

The School of Dentistry’s Department of Periodontics has renamed its research laboratory to honor one of the school’s most illustrious faculty members and researchers, Dr. Roy C. Page.


May 31, 2017

Dr. Jonathan An named UW Magnuson Scholar

Dr. Jonathan An, who earned his DDS degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 2016 and is now pursuing a PhD in oral biology at the school, has been named a UW Magnuson Scholar for 2017-18, the university has announced.


May 24, 2017

Dental honorary society inducts new members

The UW School of Dentistry’s chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, which is dentistry’s equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa, inducted seven graduating students, a faculty member and a staff member at the chapter’s annual banquet on May 18.


April 15, 2017

Student Ally Mueller named to Husky 100

Ally Mueller, a third-year dental student, has been named to the 2017 cohort of the Husky 100, a group of outstanding students selected to represent those who make the most of their time at the University of Washington.


March 31, 2017

Dr. Donald Chi receives major research honor

Dr. Donald Chi, an associate professor in the Department of Oral Health Sciences at the UW School of Dentistry, received the 2017 International Association for Dental Research’s Young Investigator Award at the organization’s annual general session in San Francisco, Ca., last week.


March 24, 2017

Dr. Thomas Ware, Dr. Patrick Taylor earn affiliate faculty honors

Dr. Patrick Taylor and Dr. Thomas Ware have received the 2017 Hungate Awards for Teaching Excellence, the School of Dentistry’s highest recognition for affiliate faculty members.


October 11, 2016

Oral surgery society recognizes 3 faculty members

Three members of the School of Dentistry’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery received awards last month at the annual meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) in Las Vegas.


August 31, 2016

Affiliate faculty members honored

Dr. Bill McHugh and Dr. Franco Audia are the newest recipients of the Hungate Awards for Teaching Excellence, which recognize outstanding work by affiliate faculty.


June 2, 2016

Dean Berg named Pediatric Dentist of the Year

Dean Joel Berg of the School of Dentistry was named Pediatric Dentist of the Year on Thursday by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) at the organization’s annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.


January 25, 2016

Dr. Herring, Dr. Chen receive school’s top teaching honor

Dr. Susan Herring and Dr. Yen-Wei Chen have received the School of Dentistry’s highest faculty honor, the Rothwell Award for excellence in teaching.


July 30, 2015

Dr. Edmond Truelove is WDSF Distinguished Professor

Dr. Edmond Truelove, who chaired the University of Washington Department of Oral Medicine for 38 years before stepping down in 2010, has been named the Washington Dental Service Foundation Distinguished Professor at the UW School of Dentistry, Dean Joel Berg has announced. The professorship was established in 1988 with a major grant from the Foundation…


June 2, 2015

Student earns honors for homeless outreach efforts

Fourth-year student David Ludwig’s volunteer efforts on behalf of homeless people in Seattle have earned him a national student leadership award from the American Dental Association (ADA).


Dental honor society inducts members, awards scholarships

Rising third-year student David Shin received the Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence from the University of Washington chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society, at the chapter’s annual banquet in May.


April 15, 2015

School to honor two area dentists at annual gala

The School of Dentistry will honor a member of its second graduating class along with a prominent dental humanitarian at its annual Dean’s Club dinner on April 25 in Seattle.


January 16, 2015

Student David Ludwig honored for community service

Fourth-year dental student David Ludwig received a Community Volunteer Recognition Award on Thursday during annual ceremonies commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. at the University of Washington Health Sciences Center.


January 12, 2015

School honors 4 for teaching excellence

The School of Dentistry honored four outstanding teachers during a faculty retreat in December, including its first-ever awards to affiliate faculty members.


September 16, 2014

School honors staff for outstanding efforts

Five School of Dentistry staff members were recognized for exemplary work during a luncheon earlier in September at the Husky Union Building on the UW campus.


April 7, 2014

Dr. Worakanya Buranaphatthana named Magnuson Scholar

Dr. Worakanya Buranaphatthana, a first-year PhD candidate in Oral Biology in the Department of Oral Health Sciences, has been named a University of Washington Magnuson Scholar for 2014-15.


March 20, 2014

Dr. Darveau honored for work in microbiology

Dr. Richard Darveau, Chair of the Department of Periodontics, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of his record of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology.


January 17, 2014

Student Gabriel Dawson honored for Husky Smiles work

Fourth-year student Gabriel Dawson received a Volunteer Service Award at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday commemoration at the UW Health Sciences Center on Jan. 16.