Each year, the American Dental
Association (ADA) Foundation honors David Whiston, D.D.S., former President of
the Foundation Board of Directors, by recognizing two dentists who have
demonstrated strong leadership skills leading to the overall improvement of
public dental health.
ADEA’s very own Evelyn Lucas-Perry,
D.D.S., M.P.H., was a recipient of the 2015 Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award.
Dr. Lucas-Perry currently serves as the ADEA Director of Public Policy. A 2011
graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and School of Public
Health, Dr. Lucas-Perry is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health at
The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.
“Dr. Whiston’s achievements and
accomplishments embody the contributions I hope to make in the future,” says
Dr. Lucas-Perry. “I was excited to be nominated for the award, given it
recognizes Dr. Whiston’s dedication to serve the profession and the public.”
For more on Dr. Lucas-Perry and the Dr. David Whiston
Leadership Award, visit ada.org.
Published on January 13, 2016.