|ADI Awards Definitions and Criteria|
ADI Annual Awards Descriptions and Criteria
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 March 31; 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. 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.
International Dentist of the Year ~ Recipients
The Award of Distinction ~ Recipients
The Humanitarian Award ~ Recipients
The Hillenbrand Award ~ Recipients
Honorary Fellowship ~ Recipients
Distinguished Fellowship ~ Recipients
Terry Tanaka Student Humanitarian Award ~ Recipients