The Academy of Prosthodontics
Distinguished Service Award


The Academy of Prosthodontics Distinguished Service Award is presented to any Fellow of the Academy, who has distinguished her or himself through her/his devotion and service to the specialty of Prosthodontics and the Academy of Prosthodontics.

The Award was presented for the first time in 2005 during the Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Award Recipients


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2018 Past President Dr. David Brown presents the 2018 Distinguished Service Award to Academy Fellow Dr. Brien Lang in Chicago, Illinois

2017 President Dr. David Brown presents the 2017 Distinguished Service Award to Academy Fellow Dr. Niles F. Guichet in Sarasota, Florida

2016
Jonathan Wiens, in Palm Springs, California
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair - Sreenivas Koka
2015 Charles L. Bolender, in Austin, Texas
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair - Hans-Peter Weber

2014 - Charles J. Goodacre, in Bern, Switzerland
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Thomas Taylor

2013 Ronand P. Desjardins, in Maui, Hawaii
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Steve Eckert


2012 David H. Wands, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair David Eggleston

2011 Edward J. Plekavich, in Hilton Head, South Carolina
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Charles Goodacre


2010 Howard M. Landesman, in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair - Steve Campbell


2009 Donald C. Kramer, in Chicago, Illinois
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Rhonda Jacob


2008 William R. Laney, in Houston, Texas
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Gary Goldstein


2007 J. Hart Long, in New York, New York
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair Jonathan Wiens


2006 Glen P. McGivney, in San Francisco, California
Ad Hoc Awards Committee Chair William Laney


2005 S. Howard Payne, in Scottsdale, Arizona
Ronald Desjardins presented the first Academy of Prosthodontics Distinguished Service Award