MASO Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given to a MASO member who, in the opinion of the MASO Board of Directors has made significant contributions to his or her community of patients, has served with distinction as a member of the American Association of Orthodontists at the national, constituent and/or component level, has personally contributed to the betterment of the specialty of orthodontics, has taught in a graduate or undergraduate orthodontic program during his or her professional career and/or has been associated with orthodontic research or has been an orthodontic staff member orconsultant on a hospital staff.

Award Recipients

2021 – Dr. Mario Polo (pictured)

2020 – Not awarded
2019 – Dr. Robert Williams*
2017 – Dr. Robert James Bray
2016 – Dr. Larry Harte
2015- Dr. Robert Lee Vanarsdall, Jr.*
2014 – Not Awarded
2013 – Dr. Charles Tjersland
2012 – Dr. David Paolini
2011 – Not Awarded
2010 – Dr. Frank W. Krause
2009 – Dr. Frederick Preis
2008 – Not Awarded
2007 – Dr. Ashur Chavoor
2006 – Dr. David M. Solomon
2005 – Dr. Ronald B. Gross
2004 – Dr. Jamie DeJesus Sr.*

* deceased

 

Mission Statement

The Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists shall:

“As a constituent of the American Association of Orthodontists, promote ethical and quality orthodontic care while advocating and providing a voice for our members, components and educational institutions.”