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Faculty Awards

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.

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.

Last edited by: tarpley 09/01/2014

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