Membership

Membership Awards

100% Faculty Recognition Award



Deadline: March 1st 2017
Recipient Selection: April 2017

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The 100% Faculty Recognition Award recognizes dental hygiene programs where 100% of full- and part-time dental hygiene faculty are members of ADHA.

  • Certificate
  • Recognition in Access Magazine, ADHA's official publication
  • Recognition at Annual Session

ADHA/Esther Wilkins Future Leader Award


Deadline: February 15th 2017
Recipient Selection: March 2017

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The ADHA/Hu-Friedy Esther Wilkins Future Leader honors dental hygienists who exhibit a strong commitment to the dental hygiene profession and have demonstrated leadership in the American Dental Hygienists' Association within five years of graduation from an accredited dental hygiene program.

One recipient will be selected. Recipient will receive the following:

  • $1,000 cash award
  • An engraved plaque
  • Recognition in Access Magazine, ADHA's official publication
  • Recognition at Annual Session
  • Complimentary registration for Annual Session
  • Air travel to Annual Session
  • 2 days' per diem at Annual Session
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodations at Annual Session

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Irene Newman Professional Achievement Award

Deadline: February 15th 2017
Recipient Selection: March 2017

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ADHA in conjunction with Colgate are pleased to present the Irene Newman Award, that honors dental hygienists with 15 years of ADHA membership, achievement in education, and leadership. This award is presented to a clinical dental hygienist who demonstrates outstanding clinical expertise in relating to interdependence of clinical practice and patient education for the improvement of patient compliance.

One recipient will be selected. Recipient will receive the following:

  • $1,000 cash award
  • An engraved plaque
  • Free yearly membership in ADHA
  • Recognition in Access Magazine, ADHA's official publication
  • Recognition at Annual Session
  • Complimentary registration for Annual Session
  • Air travel to Annual Session
  • 2 days' per diem at Annual Session
  • 2 nights' Hotel Accommodations at Annual Session

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Alfred C. Fones Award

Deadline: February 1st 2017
Recipient Selection: March 2017

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The Alfred C. Fones Award recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the profession of dental hygiene. It also recognizes hygienists with 25 years of ADHA membership, achievement in education, and leadership.

One recipient will be selected. Recipient will receive the following:

  • $1,000 cash award
  • An engraved plaque
  • Free yearly membership in ADHA
  • Recognition in Access Magazine, ADHA's official publication
  • Recognition at Annual Session
  • Complimentary registration for Annual Session
  • Air travel to Annual Session
  • 2 days' per diem at Annual Session
  • 2 nights' Hotel Accommodations at Annual Session

Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene

Deadline: Nominator – nominations have been closed | Nominee – March 7th 2017
Recipient Selection: Late March 2017

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ADHA in conjunction with Johnson & Johnson, Consumer Inc. is pleased to announce the Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene. This award honors hygienists who have evidence of active involvement in ADHA and its constituents, exhibit evidence of leader in and the advancement of dental hygiene experience, provide evidence for the incorporation of any and/or all roles of the dental hygienist to document outstanding accomplishments that have a simple impact on the practice and future of the dental hygiene profession.

One recipient will be selected. Recipient will receive the following:

  • $2,500 cash award
  • An engraved award
  • Champagne toast
  • Recognition Luncheon, Sunday June 18, 2017
  • Recognition in Access Magazine, ADHA's official publication
  • Recognition at Annual Session
  • Complimentary registration for Annual Session
  • Air travel to Annual Session
  • 2 days' per diem at Annual Session
  • 2 nights' Hotel Accommodations at Annual Session

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