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Fellowship Award Recipients

Based on the critical role that educators and researchers play in the future of endodontics, the Foundation has created unique fellowship awards. Foundation leaderships strives to identify dedicated recipients aiming for the highest quality endodontic education for students and researchers whose talent and hard work will contribute to scholarship in endodontics and harness extramural resources to advance the specialty. Though it is difficult to narrow the applicant pools, Foundation leaders are always motivated and energized by the strong group of qualified applicants each years.

The full-time educators listed below are recognized at the institution they were employed at or residents at (under the previous guidelines) when they received the fellowship.

Class of 2019


Endodontic Educator Fellow
Lorel E. Burns, D.D.S., M.S.

New York University

 

 

 

Dentsply Sirona Research Fellow

Annie Shrestha, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)
University of Toronto

Class of 2018

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Annie Shrestha,
 BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)
Pictured above

University of Toronto

Class of 2017

Edge Endo Educator Fellow

Varvara Chrepa, D.D.S., M.S.

University of Washington


Class of 2016

Edge Endo Educator Fellow

Carla Y. Falcon, D.M.D., M.D.S.
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine


Class of 2015

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Samantha Roach, D.D.S., M.S.

University of Minnesota
*The Foundation recognizes Dr. Roach’s role in endodontic education 2015-2018


Class of 2014

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Kathleen Gaboardi, D.D.S., Ph.D.

University of Florida


Class of 2013

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Nikita Ruparel, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


Class of 2012

All individuals awarded the Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award during 2012 or prior, were awarded under a previous version of guidelines. Each recipient received the Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award as they completed their endodontic residency and transitioned into full-time education. 

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Tory Silvestrin, D.D.S.

Loma Linda University


Class of 2011

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Melissa Marchesan, D.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Nova Southeastern University

 

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Johnah Galicia, D.M.D., Ph.D.

University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Rene Chu, D.M.D.

University of Iowa


Class of 2010

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Maobin Yang, D.D.S., Ph.D.

John and Joyce Ingle Fellow
University of Connecticut


Class of 2009

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Satish Alapati, D.D.S.

University of Illinois at Chicago


Class of 2008

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Amir Azarpazhooh, D.D.S.

University of Toronto

 


Class of 2007

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Takashi Komabayashi, D.D.S., Ph.D.

John and Joyce Ingle Fellow
University of Connecticut


Class of 2006

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Tri N. Huynh, D.D.S., Ph.D.

University of California at San Francisco

 


Class of 2005

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Natasha M. Flake, Ph.D., M.S.

University of Washington

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Jennifer L. Gibbs, D.D.S., Ph.D.

University of California at San Francisco


Class of 2004

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Asma A. Khan, B.D.S., Ph.D.

John and Joyce Ingle Fellow
University of Texas at San Antonio


Class of 2003

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Josef S. Bringas, D.D.S.

University of Detroit Mercy


Class of 2002

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Ayman Aboushala, D.D.S., M.S.

John and Joyce Ingle Fellow
Tufts University

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Mo K. Kang, D.D.S., Ph.D.

University of California at Los Angeles


Class of 2001

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Mychel M. Vail, D.D.S.

Indiana University

Endodontic Educator Fellow
Anne E. Williamson, D.D.S.

University of Iowa