Honors and Awards

Community Awards and Honors

  • I might add that I became the 69th person to stand on the top of the highest point in each state, including Mt McKinley (Denali). That also made me the first dentist and Wyomingite.  I was also the 2nd to do the Wyoming county highpoints. (05/1993 - 08/1999)
  • Mosby Book Award, 1980 Based on accademic performance (05/1980)

Professional Awards and Honors

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon- inducted as a faculty member May,2010 (05/2010)

University Awards and Honors

  • Selma B. Anderson Oral Biology Award, 1980 This was based on my over all committment to basic science and clinical dentistry.   (05/1980)
  • Academy of General Dentistry Award, 1980 For clinical excellence (05/1980)
  • American Gold Foil Operators Award, 1980 I did the most gold foils in my class. (05/1980)
  • Block Drug Essay Contest Winner, 1980 I wrote an essay about my philosophy of care and won the contest and $500. (05/1980)
  • Graduated with 3.65 GPA, with distinction, 9th of 64, in1980 (05/1980)
  • Senior General Practice Award, 1980 This was the first year Nebraska started the group practice model.  I was one of ten to receive and award for my productivity. (05/1980)
  • 15th Annual Proctor and Gamble Dental Students Research Conference, Harvard University, 1979   Because of my interest in research and I was the only one in my class to do a bona fide research project, I was slected to represent Nebraska at this conference for five days in the Spring of my Junior year. (03/1979)