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ADA Humanitarian Award nominations due Sept. 15

July 09, 2015

The ADA is looking for member dentists whose extraordinary volunteering efforts have changed lives in the U.S. and worldwide.

The Association is seeking nominations for the annual ADA Humanitarian Award. Nomination materials must be submitted on or before Sept. 15 to

The award will be given to an ADA member dentist who has contributed to alleviate human suffering, demonstrated significant leadership, served as an inspiration to others and established a legacy that is of ongoing value and benefit to those in need both in the U.S. and abroad.

The award, one of the highest honors bestowed by the ADA Board of Trustees, recognizes individual volunteer commitment and leadership over a period of at least 10 years that has had a broad impact on oral health and the improvement of the human condition.

The 2015 recipient, Dr. Francis Serio, will be honored at ADA 2015 – America's Dental Meeting, Nov. 5-10 in Washington, D.C., and receive a $10,000 donation to the charity of his choice.

To nominate an ADA member, download the nomination packet online, or contact ADA International Relations at 1-312-440-2726 or