Honorees

Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award

The Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award was established in 1990. The award recognizes Dr. Christensen’s many outstanding contributions to the dental profession and the Midwinter Meeting, and it honors the contributions of the recipient. The award will be presented at the Opening Session of the Midwinter Meeting. Please see CDS social media for details during the meeting.

Cushing Award

The George Cushing Award winner will be announced and honored at the Midwinter Meeting. The Cushing Award recognizes those who raise public awareness about the importance of oral health. The Communications Committee of CDS recommends the award winner. The award will be presented at the Opening Session of the Midwinter Meeting. Please see CDS social media for details during the meeting.

CDS Foundation Vision Award

The CDS Foundation Vision Award honors outstanding volunteer achievement. The recipient is a dedicated philanthropist and volunteer who generously supports access to care programs and dental education for the underserved in their community; practices the dental profession with integrity, honesty and truthfulness with commitment to the protection of the public trust; demonstrates altruism in endeavors, meriting the respect of patients, colleagues and the community; and leads and inspires others through a high sense of purpose and dedication.

The award will be presented at the Opening Session of the Midwinter Meeting. Please see CDS social media for details during the meeting.