University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry 2021 Faculty and Staff Awards

Student Government Staff Appreciation Awards (3) 

These awards are presented for outstanding dedication and service to students at the University of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry. 

Angela Orlando, MBA 
Marvin Thomas 
Tomson Shepard 

Student Government Faculty Appreciation Award (2) 

These awards are presented for outstanding dedication and service to students at the University of Detroit Mercy School Of Dentistry. 

David Fischer, Ph.D. 

DH1 – Class of 2022 Dental Hygiene Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a Dental Hygiene faculty member selected by the Dental Hygiene Class of 2022 for their significant contribution to the clinical educational experience. 

Sally Ammar, RDH, MSDH  

DH1 – Class of 2022 Dental Hygiene Outstanding Didactic Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a Dental Hygiene faculty member selected by the Dental Hygiene Class of 2022 for their significant contribution to the didactic educational experience. 

Sanjay Chand, MD 

DH2 – Class of 2021 Dental Hygiene Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a Dental Hygiene faculty member selected by the Dental Hygiene Class of 2021 for their significant contribution to the clinical educational experience. 

Sally Ammar, RDH, MSDH 

DH2 – Class of 2021 Dental Hygiene Outstanding Didactic Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a Dental Hygiene faculty member selected by the Dental Hygiene Class of 2021 for their significant contribution to the didactic educational experience. 

Kristina Okolisan-Mulligan, RDH, BS, MA 

DS1 – Class of 2024 Outstanding Pre-Clinical Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2024 as the most outstanding pre-clinical instructor.  

Rafael Rocha Pacheco, D.D.S., M.S.c., Ph.D. 

DS1 – Class of 2024 Outstanding Didactic Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2024 as the most outstanding didactic instructor. 

Maha Ahmad, Ph.D. 

DS2 – Class of 2023 Outstanding Didactic Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2023 as the most outstanding didactic instructor. 

Sanjay Chand, MD 

DS2 – Class of 2023 Best Overall Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2023 as the most outstanding instructor. 

Joel Felsenfeld, DDS, FACD 

DS3 – Class of 2022 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2022 as the most outstanding clinical faculty member. 

Tenzin Dadul, M.D.S., D.D.S., M.S. 

DS3- Class of 2022 Outstanding Didactic Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2022 as the most outstanding didactic instructor. 

Sanjay Chand, MD 

DS4 – Class of 2021 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2021 as the most outstanding clinical faculty member. 

Group 1: Robert L. Tremblay, D.D.S. 
Group 2: Susan T. Griffin, D.D.S. 
Group 3: Ana Janic, DDS, MS 
Group 4: Walter C. Lim, DDM, MSD, DDS 
Group 5: Arthur Harris, DDS 
Group 6: R.J. Persiani, D.D.S., M.S. 

DS4 – Class of 2021 Dr. Charles Cooper Award 

This award is presented to a faculty member selected by the Dental Class of 2021 as the most outstanding full-time faculty member.  

Ashish Patel, B.D.S, M.S.D, D.D.S