ADI Annual Awards Program
The Academy of Dentistry International acknowledges the unique abilities and contributions of many outstanding members of the dental and allied professions each year through the Awards Program.
The awards are presented at the Academy's annual convocation or other international meetings in which the Academy participates. Each recipient is presented with an award, and/or honorary fellowship by the President of the Academy. Photographs of the award recipients and their citation are published in the INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATOR.
Some or all of the Awards are presented each year. Fellows are encouraged to nominate worthy individuals because only through the participation of all fellows can this program be meaningful and reflect the sentiments of the international Academy membership.
As a Fellow and a member of the international dental profession, you are in a special position to nominate deserving persons for an award. Many dentists, health-care professionals, community or national leaders and members of the allied manufacturers and trade industry are never recognized in public for their contributions to the human condition. This Academy offers you a venue to recognize them.
The yearly deadline for nominations is April 30; however, nominations are always welcome. Each nomination should include a citation for the specific award intended. A detailed, current biography and curriculum vitae must be attached together with a listing of the individual's publications, awards, honors and other professional accomplishments. Please suggest a one-line citation suitable for use on a plaque or certificate. Any supporting letters from other fellows should be included in this nomination package.
Send the entire nomination package to the central office. Be sure to give the full name, address and telephone number of both the nominee and the fellow submitting the nomination.
Individuals chosen to receive an award and/or honorary fellowship will be notified as soon as possible and before next Convocation Awards ceremony.
Honorary Section, Regency or Chapter awards and fellowships may be presented by the individual units of the international Academy. The awarding Section, Regency or Chapter should in general follow the Board of Regents protocol in the selection of award recipients. The central office should be notified of such awards so recognition may be given in the INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATOR.
International Dentist of the Year
This award is presented to the dentist who best exemplifies international leadership.
The Award of Distinction
Presented periodically to individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of Continuing Dental Education.
The Humanitarian Award
This award is given in recognition of significant contribution to the enhancement of the quality of life and the human condition.
The Hillenbrand Award
Named for the late Executive Director Emeritus of the American Dental Association, the Hillenbrand Award is presented to a Fellow of the Academy who has demonstrated exceptional devotion to its affairs and the aim of beneficial service to the profession and society.
Kevin R. Allen Memorial Award
This is designed to honor the memory of Fellow Kevin R. Allen who, at the time of his sudden death in 1997, was the Regent for the Australasian section of the ADI and also the President-elect of the International Body.
Individuals who, through eminent service have promoted the advancement of the profession and human welfare, may be nominated by the Awards Committee for election to Honorary Fellowship by the Board of Regents.
This honor may be given an Active, Retired or Life Fellow of the Academy that is being recognized, especially for most notable service and extraordinary contributions, to the Academy, the Dental and Health Care Professions, and outstanding leadership in the enhancement and betterment of his community, nation and mankind.
[ESTIMATED CLOSING DATE]
Close Date: 30 June 2012
Type: Educational Research
More Info: http://www.adint.org/awards.htm
07 February 2012