May 2020 Volume LV Number 3


AAPD Nominations

March 2019 Volume LIV Number 2

Jessica Y. Lee
Dr. Jessica Lee is the Demeritt Distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of North Carolina. She is also a professor in the Department of Health
Policy and Management in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Currently serving on the board of trustees as Vice President, she has served on over 15 AAPD councils and committees ranging from the Council  on Scientific Affairs to the Council on Governmental Affairs. Lee received her M.P.H. and D.D.S. degrees from Columbia University and her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a board certified pediatric dentist and an active member of the medical staff at UNC Hospitals and practices in the Dental Faculty Practice in the School of Dentistry. She has authored over a 100 peer reviewed manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters. She is involved in teaching, clinical practice and research and maintains several funded research grants.  Her primary research interests are in infant oral health, access to dental care for young children, and health services re- search. Lee is the recipient of numerous teaching and research awards including the 2008 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Jerome Miller "For the Kids" Award. In 2010, she received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientist and Engineers from President Barack Obama. In 2011, Lee was named the Pediatric Dentist of the Year by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In her spare time, she loves travelling and spending time outdoors. She is an avid runner and has completed over 50 marathons and ultramarathons.
K. Jean Beauchamp
Dr. Jeannie Beauchamp was raised in Oak Ridge, Tenn. She practiced dental hygiene for seven years before returning to dental school. She earned her D.D.S. degree from the University of Tennes- see Health Science Center in Memphis. She then completed a two year pediatric residency there. Since 1993, she has practiced in Clarksville, Tenn. She established Clarksville Pediatric Dentistry, PC in 1999.
She is a board certified pediatric dentist and is very involved in local, state and national dental societies. She has been active with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Currently serving on the board of trustees as Secretary-Tresurer, she has also served as Parliamentarian and as the Southeast Trustee. She was chair of the Council on Communications and is currently Chairman of the Political Action Committee and Chairman of the Committee on Interprofessional Re- lations. Presently she serves on American Dental Association Council of Government Affairs. She was a member of the Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations and ADA’s representative
on an Advisory Committee of the Joint Commission on Accredita- tion of Healthcare Organizations. Beauchamp is also active with the Tennessee Dental Association, currently serving as the Secretary and Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee. She has served as a Tennessee delegate to the ADA House of Delegates for 11 years. She is past president of the Eighth District Dental Society.
She is a Fellow of American College of Dentists, Fellow of International College of Dentists, and a Pierre Fauchard Academy Fellow. She was voted dentist of the year in 2012 by the Tennessee Academy of General Dentistry. Also, she is the Alumnus of the year for 2018 for the University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry.

Amr M. Moursi
Dr. Amr M. Moursi is professor and chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry and on the Medical Staff at the New York University Langone Medical Center and the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York. He completed his D.D.S. degree at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, a pediatric dentistry residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and then a Ph.D. in Craniofacial Biology from the University of California at San Francisco. He is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and the International College of Dentists. Moursi received the Merle S. Hunter Leadership Award in 2014, and been selected for the AAPD Leadership and Advanced Leadership Institutes. Moursi has served the AAPD in many capacities, including Academic Trustee-at-large  on the Board of Trustees, Liaison to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Regional Consultant on the Medicaid and CHIP Advisory Committee, Chair of the Global Interactions Task Force, Fellow of the Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, and Director of the Comprehensive Review Course.
Moursi serves as an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and as a consultant to both the New York State and New York City Departments of Health. He is a former member of the Examination Committee of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He also served as a Consultant and Pediatric Dentistry Review Committee member for the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Moursi’s research focuses on early childhood oral health. He is  the author or co-author of over 100 published articles, book chapters and policy briefs. He has been an invited speaker at numerous state, national and international conferences and universities with presentations on variety of topics including Behavior Guidance, Early Childhood Oral Health, and Oral Health for Patients with Special Needs. In addition, he has led teams of NYU faculty and students to provide pediatric dental training, education and care to underserved areas around the world including Tanzania, Nicaragua, Alaska, northern Maine and upstate New York. He also maintains a private practice in New York City.

Anupama R. Tate
Dr. Anupama Rao Tate received her D.M.D. from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and her M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She received her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Children’s National Medical Center.
Tate is an associate professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine. She is a faculty member in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Children’s National Medical Center where she serves as the Director of Advocacy and Research. She also is Co-Director of the District of Columbia Pediatric Oral Health Coalition. She currently serves as Parliamentarian on the board for the AAPD. She serves on the Evidence Based Dentistry Committee and chairs the Consumer Review Committee of the AAPD. She is a Fellow of the Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center of the AAPD. She is chairs the Grants and Programs Committee of Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children and is a trustee of the HSHC board. She is chair of the Qualifying Exam Committee of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also an Executive Committee member of the Section of Oral Health for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Angela M. Stout
Dr. Angela M. Stout is a pediatric dentist and the first female partner in a multispecialty private practice founded in 1948 in Erdenehim, Penn., as well as a clinical assistant professor of pediatric dentistry at the Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She completed her dental degree in 1993 at Temple University School of Dentistry and a three-year pediatric dental residency at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in 1996. While teaching full-time at University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Stout completed a Master’s Degree in Public Health at University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Stout is a passionate child advocate in the prevention of child abuse and neglect. She is the former chair of  the Pennsylvania Dental Association’s P.A.N.D.A. (Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness) Coalition and served on their Forensics Committee. She is the lead participant on the team of trainers for the new Pennsylvania child abuse certification course giving many lectures throughout the state.
Stout holds offices and memberships in many professional, com- munity, and academic organizations on local, state and national levels. While maintaining privileges in seven pediatric and general hospitals, Stout enjoys teaching and mentoring in several of their pediatric dental and general practice residencies. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of  Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Stout completed both the Leadership Institute II at the Kellogg School of Management and the Advanced Leadership Institute at the Wharton School of Business. Currently, she serves on the Board of Trustees for Healthy  Smiles, Healthy Children, the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Men Anpil, a charitable organization supporting a dental clinic in Haiti, and Second District Valley Forge Dental Association. She is the president of the Northeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, vice president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and immediate past president of the Montgomery Bucks Dental Society.
In her free time, Stout likes to travel and cherishes her time at the New Jersey shore with her family and friends biking, swimming, crabbing and kayaking.
Marilia J. Montero-Fayad
Dr. Marilia Montero-Fayad received her D.D.S. in 1992 from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil. Montero completed her two-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Eastman Dental Center in 1995 and General Practice Residency (GPR) at the University of Rochester, New York in 1996. She received her pediatric dentistry certificate in 2000 from the University of Connecticut. She completed a pediatric dentistry fellowship at the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001. Montero joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in 2001 serving several positions such as the director of Boys and Girls club, director of the Infant Clinic and Postdoctoral Clinical Director of the Pediatric Dentistry Department. During that time period, Montero was promoted to the rank of clinical associate professor,  awarded the UIC Underrepresented Faculty Recruitment Program Award (2007-2010) and was the recipient of the Chicago Dental Society Professorship Clinical Fellowship Award. Montero divided her time between teaching, research, intra-and extra-mural continuing education. She gave numerous presentations nationally and internationally.
Montero served as the president of the Greater Chicago Hispanic Dental Association Chapter and the president of the Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists. She is an active volunteer in the community participating in the Special Olympics and Health Fairs in the city of Chicago.
Montero is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is in private practice Chicago, Ill.
Marcio Guelmann
Dr. Marcio Guelmann is professor, chair and former residency program director of the Department of Pediatric Den- tistry at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, Fla. His D.D.S. degree is from the Federal University of Parana, Brazil, in 1984 and his certificate in pediatric dentistry is from the Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem, Israel, in 1988. While in Israel, Guelmann was in private practice and part-time academics for 10 years and served as president of the Israeli Society of Pediatric Dentistry from 1995 to 1998. In 2000, he completed a Fellowship in pediatric dentistry at the University of Florida and joined UF as assistant professor. Board certified since 2006, Guelmann served as examiner for the Oral Clinical Examination (OCE) (2009- 2017), OCE Part Leader (2016-17) and chair of the Oral Clinical Examination Subcommittee in 2018. He is a Fellow of the ADEA Leadership Institute, a consultant and site visitor for the Commission of Dental Accreditation and serves as executive director for the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is the author and co-author of over 50 manuscripts and book chapters and serves as reviewer for national and interna- tional pediatric dental journals.

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