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Higginbottom named Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Frank L. Higginbottom was bestowed Baylor College of Dentistry’s Distinguished Alumnus Award on Jan. 14 during the BCD Alumni Association’s homecoming reception at Dallas’ Adolphus Hotel.

AAE lauds Gutmann

Dr. James L. Gutmann, professor emeritus of endodontics at Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, will accept the American Association of Endodontists’ I.B. Bender Lifetime Educator Award on April 16 during the association’s annual meeting in San Antonio.

Callis honored for outstanding publication

Dr. Amber Callis was notified in March that she has been selected to receive the Olav Alvares Award for Outstanding Articles Published in the Journal of Dental Education.

Two orthodontic graduates win AAO research awards

For the second year in a row, two orthodontic graduates of Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry have won prestigious awards from the American Association of Orthodontists. The awards will be presented during the AAO annual session May 13-17 in Chicago.

Opperman named AAA Fellow

Dr. Lynne Opperman, professor and director of technology development at Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, has been named a fellow of the American Association of Anatomists.

Lu, Zapata receive fellowships

Dr. Yongbo “Bob” Lu, assistant professor in biomedical sciences at Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, has been selected a Haddad Fellow by the Advances in Mineral Metabolism/American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

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