John P. Rossetti Community Oral Health Impact Award

Award Overview

The American Association for Community Dental Programs’ (AACDP’s) John P. Rossetti Community Oral Health Impact Award commemorates Dr. Rossetti’s significant impact on oral health at the local, state, and national levels. It is presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service, commitment, and leadership to improve oral health, especially to the underserved.

Award Criteria

  • Notable service at the local, state, or national level to improve the health of the community by making comprehensive oral health preventive and treatment services available, especially to the underserved.

  • Visionary, innovative, and original thinking that leads to action, bringing improved oral health policy, access, and/or practices to the community.

  • Leadership in consensus-building by finding common ground upon which to act and overcoming barriers or opposition to efforts to improve community oral health.

Award nominations are due February 14, 2021.
Send the nominee's CV and a letter explaining why you believe your nominee deserves this award to Myron Allukian Jr., D.D.S., M.P.H.,

Award Recipients

R. Gary Rozier, DDS, MPH

Gayle Mathe, R.D.H., B.A

Michael J. Helgeson, D.D.S.
Minneapolis, MN

Mark J. Doherty, D.M.D., M.S.
Westborough, MA

Maureen Oostdik, B.A., R.D.H.
Madison, WI

Reginald Louie, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Castro Valley, CA

John P. Rossetti, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Awarded posthumously

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