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Faculty Awards

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The college offers eleven faculty awards, annually, in recognition of excellence in the three mission areas – teaching, research and service.

Awards offer varying financial incentives that include merit increases and support for work-related travel or development of teaching techniques and methodology.

The recipients for 2015 are 

  • Teaching Excellence Award – Dr. Darren Roesch
  • Distinguished Teaching Award – Dr. K. Vendrell Rankin
  • Basic Science Faculty Research Award – Dr. M. Douglas Benson
  • Institutional Service Excellence Award – Dr. Stephen Crane
  • Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award (FullTime) – Dr. Jennifer Barrington
Recipients

Seated (L-R): Drs. Rankin, Benson and Roesch
Standing (L-R): Drs. Crane, Holyfield, Berry, Barrington and Wolinsky

Teaching Excellence Award: 

The Nominee must be full - time junior faculty, employed at BCD for a minimum of two years with a maximum of 10 years in dental education.  Only assistant or associate professors are eligible.

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Front Row: 2013 Faculty Award Recipients: Dr. Susan Roshan, Excellence In Clinical Teaching; Dr. Ann McCann, Professional Service; Dr. Carolyn Kerins, Clinical Science Faculty Research; Dr. Phillip Kramer, Basic Science Faculty Research

Distinguished Teaching Awards: Four awards in this category may be presented annually to qualified faculty members. One award may be given based on teaching responsibilities in each of the pre-doctoral and/or undergraduate years.  The categories are:

  • D1 DentalCourses;
  • D2 Dental or DH1 Dental Hygiene Courses;
  • D3 Dental Courses; and
  • D4 Dental or DH2 Dental Hygiene courses.

Basic Science Faculty Research Award: The Nominee must be full-time nonclinical faculty who has been employed at BCD for a minimum of three years. Assistant and Associate Professors are eligible. Faculty may win this award only once within a five year period.

ClinicalScience Faculty Research Award: The Nominee must be full-time clinical faculty who has been employed at BCD for a minimum of three years. Assistant and Associate Professors are eligible. Faculty may win this award only once within a five year period.

Professional Service Award: The nominee must excel in at least Community Outreach and Public Service, or Patient Care/Clinical Activity. Members of the Administrative Council cannot be considered for this award.

Institutional Service Award:  The nominee must excel in the area of Institutional Service at the component and/or HSC level. Members of the Administrative Council cannot be considered for this award.

Full Time Clinical Faculty Award: The nominee must have taught more than three years and have documentation of a superior level of teaching effectiveness as determined by the evaluation.

Part Time Clinical Faculty Award: The nominee must have taught more than five years and have documentation of a superior level of teaching effectiveness as determined by the evaluation.

2014 Faculty Awards Recipients

Hui Liang Reginald Taylor Dr. Khaldoun Ajlouni

Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Hui Liang
Associate Professor
Department of Diagnostics Sciences

Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Reginald Taylor

Associate Professor
Department of Orthodontics

Excellence in Clinical Teaching

Part Time

Dr. Khaldoun Ajlouni
Associate Professor
Department of Restorative Sciences

Dr. Yongbo Lu Robert Spears

Basic Science Faculty Research

Dr. Yongbo Lu
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences

Institutional Service Excellence

Dr. Robert Spears
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences

 

Last edited by: aupton 08/17/2015

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