2021 James R. Roche Award of Excellence
Award: The award is presented at the annual meeting to the individual who attains the highest score on the Qualifying Examination for the year.
2021 Arthur J. Nowak Award of Excellence
Award: The award is presented at the annual meeting to the individual who attains the highest score on the Oral Clinical Examination of the ABPD.
2021 Dr. Ronald A. Bell Mentor of the Year Award
Purpose: This award was created to honor and remember Dr. Ronald A. Bell.
Award: This annual award will be presented at the COD annual meeting. A $2,500 donation will be made by the FCOD to the pediatric dentistry program of their choice or choice of FCOD/nominator in the case of memorial awards.
2021 N. Sue Seale Pediatric Dentistry Research Award
This $10,000 research award is in honor of Dr. N. Sue Seale whose own research advanced the discipline of pediatric dentistry through the pursuit of evidence-based knowledge. This award is available to those pediatric dentists who are full time faculty in the first 10 years of their career. The FCOD is proud to support this activity as Dr. Seale herself supported her colleagues in their academic endeavors.
2021 Paul Walker Leadership Award
Purpose: The Foundation of the COD of the ABPD announces the Paul Walker Leadership Award. This research award is in honor of Dr. Paul Walker whose involvement and dedication to the activities of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry was legendary. The FCOD is proud to support this activity as Dr. Walker would have been so pleased to see the participation of our future leaders in the American Board.
Award Description: The Award is a stipend of $1500 to be used by the Award winner to defray the expenses of attending one of the College of Diplomates (COD) Study Clubs and the COD Annual Meeting.