Awards, Faculty and Staff

Mrs. Esther Dixon Wins Denise Repass Hancock Memorial Award

The department of Orthodontics presented the 2011 Denise Repass Hancock Memorial Award to Mrs. Esther Dixon. The award is presented annually to a dental assistant or former dental assistant employed at the school who has exemplified all the qualities of an outstanding employee. Mrs. Dixon is a clinical supervisor in the department of Oral Surgery. She has been employed at the school for three decades and is a mentor to assistants, residents and faculty members alike. Dr. Emile Rossouw, chairman of the department of Orthodontics, was very pleased to recognize Mrs. Dixon and present her with a cash award that accompanies the honor. The award check was underwritten and presented by Mr. Charlie Deaton of Ortho Corp.