2013 Jong Award Pre-Professional Award for D3 Jolie Goodman
The Jong Award Committee announces that the 2013 Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health Pre-Professional Award has been given to UCSF Dentistry D3 Jolie Goodman.
The Oral Health Section of the American Public Health Association inaugurated The Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health Pre-Professional Awards sponsored by Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals and The Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health Post-professional Award sponsored by OMNII Oral Pharmaceuticals in 2006. The awards were established in memory of the late Anthony Westwater Jong and in recognition of his commitment to community-based dental public health, his strong and highly acclaimed mentoring of students, and his emphasis on the importance of state, local and community based public health action.
The award is sponsored by Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, and includes a $200 cash award; A copy of Jong's Community Dental Health, 5th Edition, courtesy of Elsevier; a year's membership in APHA, Oral Heath Section, to coincide with the year the award is made; registration fee for the 2013 APHA annual meeting in Boston, November 2-6, 2013; a plaque to be presented at the Oral Health Section Awards Ceremony; and a ticket for the awardee and a guest to attend the Oral Health Section Dinner following the Oral Health Section Awards Ceremony.
A 2012 UCSF Dentistry Summer Dental Student Fellowship fellow and American Association for Dental Research (AADR) fellow under the mentorship of incoming Summer Dental Student Research Fellowship Program chair Dr. Lisa Chung, Goodman was chosen for a 2012 Global Oral Health Fellowship, and presented at 2012's UCSF Dentistry Research and Clinical Excellence Day.
More recently, Jolie Goodman was a UCSF Dentistry co-recipient of a 2013 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship to Address Health Disparities, co-led a UCSF American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter initiative resulting in a "Taking Oral Hygiene Awareness to Rural and Underserved America" grant, and has served as ASDA District 11 Northern California Outreach Coordinator.