Recognition Event Honors Award Winners
Dentistry's faculty and staff members joined Dean
Patrick M. Lloyd for the college's faculty recognition and awards
celebration held at the Blackwell Inn on June 4.
This year’s award recipients included Division of Oral Biology Assistant
Professor Michael Bailey, who received the Stazen Junior
Faculty Award, which is presented annually to a faculty member who
has shown exceptional promise in the research field.
The Larry J. Peterson Young Educator’s Award, which honors a
faculty member who has taught for 1-3 years and who has shown
“exceptional enthusiasm for teaching,” was presented to Burak
Yilmaz, an Assistant Professor in the Division of
Restorative, Prosthetic, and Primary Care Dentistry, for his dedication to excellence in teaching.
Assistant Professor of Periodontology Binnaz Leblebicioglu
received the Postle Teaching Award in recognition of her
outstanding accomplishments and her dedication to instruction for the
college’s undergraduate, pre-doctoral, and graduate students.