The DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AWARD recognizes a graduate who has shown extraordinary lifetime professional achievements in the areas of dental education, dental research or community service. This award honors those who have made significant contributions to strengthen the dental profession nationally or internationally.
The LSU School of Dentistry Alumni Association Board of Directors Nominating Committee reviews and selects award recipients. The selections are then submitted to the full board of directors for final approval. The committee reserves the right to categorize submitted nominations for the awards based on a nominee's contributions to the LSU School of Dentistry or the dental profession at large.