Claude R. Baker Faculty Award
Dr. Hesham Nouh
Dr. Natalie Buu Hastings
UCSF School of Dentistry
Dr. Aaron (Seok Hwan) Cho
Dr. Fatemeh Afshari
University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Matthew Palermo
Maurice H. Kornberg, School of Dentistry
Dr. Alexander Bendayan
Dr. Judy C-C Yuan
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Dentistry
Dr. Lillian Mitchell
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry
New York University, College of Dentistry
Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
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.
Recipients are chosen by a standing committee of the Academy and receive a cash award of $1000 as well as travel reimbursement to attend the Academy meeting.
The award is named for Dr. Claude R. Baker, one of the visionary founders of the Academy and its first president.