At the ADEE awards celebration evening in Gamle Logen, Oslo on Friday 24th August (kindly supported by our corporate partners at Dentsply Sirona) ADEE made 3 awards for excellence in dental education for the 2018 academic session.
In presenting an Excellence in Dental EducationEarly Career Award to Dr Domenico Dalessandri, University of Brescia, Dr Ronald Gorter Chair of the ADEE Excellence In Dental Education Committee highlighted Dr Dalessandri’s career to date and, in particular, his recent work with ADEE in the joint ADEE/ADEA Shaping the future of dental education meeting held in London on May 2017.
Dr Gorter then proceeded to highlight the career of Dr Ilona Johnson, Cardiff University School of Dentistry, recipient of the ADEE Oral B Intra/Inter-professional Educator Award. In particular, Dr Gorter emphasised Dr Johnson’s work with many organisations and professions within and external to the School of Dentistry to enhance learning, teaching and assessment.
The excellence awards 2018 presentations concluded with Dr Gorter introducing the extensive and dedicated career of Dr Sandra Zijlstra-Shaw, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, recipient of the ADEE 2018 Excellence in Dental Education Mature Career award. Dr Gorter stressed Dr Zijlstra-Shaw’s commitment to both dental education and the mission of ADEE at a national and international level as well as her proven record of publication in the area of dental education.
In concluding the session Dr Gorter encouraged ADEE members to identify suitable academics from within their faculty and to encourage them to apply for future ADEE Excellence in Dental Education Awards. The 2019 call will issue in the Spring.
The 2018 ADEE Awards Celebration Evening was kindly supported by our corporate Platinum Partner