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DENTAL HYGIENIST OF THE YEAR AWARD

PURPOSE: To recognize and honor a member of IDHA who has in the past one year period:

  • Advanced the art and science of dental hygiene
  • Maintained and promoted the highest standards of dental hygiene education and practice
  • Improved the professional image of the dental hygienist, and/or
  • Made meaningful contributions to IDHA.

CRITERIA: Nominee should:

  • Be licensed to practice dental hygiene in the state of Iowa
  • Have practiced dental hygiene in the state of Iowa

PROCEDURE:

  • Nominations should be submitted in writing by December 1 to the IDHA Awards Committee Chairperson.
  • Winner to be selected by the Awards Committee prior to or in conjunction with the winter EPC meeting. Announcement may be made at that time and presentation will occur at the President's Party during Annual Session.
Dental Hygienist of the Year Application

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

PURPOSE: To recognize and honor a member of IDHA who has made the following contributions:

  • Demonstrated political involvement/legislative activity
  • Participated in community and social service organizations
  • Made meaningful contributions to Constituent level
  • Advanced the art and science of dental hygiene
  • Maintained and promoted the highest standards of dental hygiene education and practice
  • Improved the professional image of the dental hygienist

CRITERIA: Nominee should:

  • Be licensed to practice dental hygiene in Iowa.
  • Have fifteen (15) years cumulative active ADHA membership.

PROCEDURE:

  • This award may be presented annually at the discretion of the Awards Committee.
  • Nominations should be submitted in writing by December 1 to the IDHA Awards Committee Chairperson.
  • Winner to be selected by the Awards Committee prior to or in conjunction with the winter EPC meeting. Announcement may be made at that time and presentation will be at the President's Party during Annual Session.
Distinguished Service Award Application