AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations! Linda Hecker, MA, BS, RDH

Join us in congratulating Linda Hecker, MA, BS, RDH (Central), the winner of the 2022 Carol King Advancing the Profession Award

The award will be presented during 10.22.22 Annual Conference Opening Session.

NJDHA MEMBER AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations! Tom Viola, RPh

Join us in congratulating Tom Viola, RPh, the winner of the 2021 Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of the Profession of Dental Hygiene!

The Award will be presented at the live 2022 Annual Conference during Opening Session.

Congratulations Kristine Puccerella (Central)

2021 Winner of the Cheryl Westphal-Theile scholarship

The scholarship competition is a member-benefit that presents a scholarship to a degree-completion candidate. This year, the scholarship is again valued at $1,000. Click Here to read her essay.


Carol King Award

Nominations Open February

Nominations Due August 1

Credentials Due August 11

Send nominee's name to: 

Central Office

Click here for Criteria!


Fran Fluhr Award

Nomination Opens February

Nominations Due August 1

Credentials Due August 11

Send Nominee's Name to:

Central Office

Click here for Criteria!


Cheryl Westphal Theile Scholarship

Application Opens March 1

Credentials Due September 1

Send Applications to Central Office:

Central Office

Click here for Criteria!

Congratulations Tina Modi, RDH, BS

2019 Fran Flur Outstanding Service Award

NJDHA AWARDS IN DENTAL
HYGIENE PROGRAMS

MARY JANE KELLOGG DUTTON

FACULTY MENTORSHIP AWARD

Nomination Opens: January

Nominated by: Student Chapter

Nomination Due April 1

Click Here For Nomination Form

Send Nomination Form To Central Office 


Gurenlian Leadership Award

Nominations Open: January

Nominated by: DH Program Faculty 

Nomination Due: April 10

Click Here For Nomination Form

Send Nomination Form To Central Office

Contact Us:

NJDHA Central Office

centraloffice@njdha.org

856-574-4324 fax

Marlton NJ 08053

2 Danbury Court

KUDOS to WINNERS!


Amy Shah, RDH, MDH (Southern), the 2024 winner of the NJDHA Mary Jane Kellogg Dutton Faculty Mentorship Award.


Kathy Cybula-Tahmazian, RDH, BSDH, RN, MSM (Southern), the 2023 winner of the NJDHA Mary Jane Kellogg Dutton Faculty Mentorship Award. 


NJDHA presents the 2023 Gurenlian Leadership Award to a graduate at each of the dental hygiene programs. NJDHA welcome these future leaders to the profession:

Michelle Fera, Camden County College

Camar Mershon, Middlesex County College

Nicolette Riccobono, Eastern International College



Congratulations to Linda Hecker, MA, RDH (Central) the 2022 NJDHA winner of Carol King Award for Advancing the Profession of Dental Hygiene!


Congratulations to Winnie Furnari, MS, RDH, FAADH, FAAFS, FADE (Bergen) the 2022 ADHA winner of Professional Membership Award & the Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award


Congratulations to Kim Attanasi, RDH, PhD (Northern), the 2021winner of the NJDHA Carol King Award for Advancing the Profession of Dental Hygiene!


Congratulations to Kristine Puccerella, RDH (Central) winner of the 2019 Westphal Scholarship, presented to a member for degree completion.


JoAnn Gurenlian, RDH, PhD, AFAAOM (Southern), the recipient of the ADHA Presidential Citation for her work on Return-to-Work task force, & collaboration with ADA on practice during the pandemic.


Jane Forrest, RDH, EdD (Southern) recipient of Dimensions of Dental Hygiene's Esther Wilkins Lifetime Achievement Award.

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association Announces 2023 Class of Fellows

1) Northern Component (CM)

Kim Attanasi, RDH, MS, PhD, FADHA 
Ellen Guritzky, RDH, BS, MSJ, FADHA


2) Southern (CM)
JoAnn Gurenlian, RDH, PhD, FADHA
Rebecca Pugh, RDH, BSAST, FADHA


3) Central (CM)
Pam Graboso, RDH, FADHA
Howard Notgarnie, RDH, EdD FADHA
Stacy Onofrietti, RDH, PhD, CHP, FADHA


4) Bergen (CM)
Susan Callahan-Barnard, RDH, DHSc, FADHA

Winnie Furnari, RDH, MS, FAADH, FAAFS, FADHA

Rina Nowka, RDH, MA, FADHA

In this inaugural year of the ADHA Professional Fellows Program, 162 ADHA members representing forty-two states make up the first class with this earned distinction. The distinction honors their ongoing commitment to their education, to the practice of dental hygiene, and to their stellar reputation in areas of ethics, professional responsibility and professional standards. NJDHA's Members in the 2023 ADHA Class of Fellows include:

Congratulations Amy Shah, RDH, MDH

Join us in congratulating Amy Shah, RDH, MDH (Southern), the winner of the 2024 Mary Jane Kellogg Dutton Faculty Award winner. The Award will be presented during 10.19.24 Annual Conference Opening Session.