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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Maryland Professor Receives American College of Dentists Award

Dr. Dushanka Kleinman, associate dean for research and chair of the department of health services administration in the University of Maryland School of Public Health, was recognized by the American College of Dentists (ACD) with the William John Gies Award on October 30, 2013. Dr. Kleinman, an invited Fellow of the ACD, received the award for her accomplishments and efforts to advance dental health education and the field of public health dentistry and to eliminate oral health disparities. The William John Gies Award is the highest honor given to a Fellow within the ACD. It recognizes those who have made broad, exceptional, and distinguished contributions to the profession and society.