December 6, 2019

Dimitris Tatakis, DDS, PhD, Receives AAP Award

Dimitris N. Tatakis, DDS, PhD

Dr. Dimitris Tatakis, a professor in the Division of Periodontology, has been honored as the 2019 recipient of the AAP - American Academy of Periodontology's award for Outstanding Periodontal Educator. The national award is given to one recipient annually who is "an exemplary periodontal faculty member," and whose career "demonstrates excellence in teaching and is an inspiration to students."

Dr. Tatakis is the college's Graduate Periodontics Program Director and the Director of Global Initiatives. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.