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Nominations sought for 2014 Isaih
Lew Memorial Research Award

The Isaih Lew Memorial
Research Award is pre-
sented by the AAID
Foundation to an individual
who has contributed signifi-
cantly to research in
implant dentistry. This
award is given every year
to perpetuate Dr. Isaih
Lew’s spirit and enthu-
siasm for implant dentistry.
Dr. Lew was an implant

pioneer. He was a founding
member of the AAID and
served as its president and
the editor of the Journal of
Oral Implantology.
In addi-
tion to publishing widely,
he taught at New York,
Columbia, Temple and
Farleigh Dickinson
Universities, and the New
Jersey College of Dentistry.
He lectured to dental soci-

eties in the US and around
the world and produced a
national television program
on implants.

Isaih Lew was born in

Poland in 1915. After immi-
grating to the United
States, he graduated from
the University of
Pennsylvania Dental School
and then spent a lifetime
conducting surgical and

prosthetic clinical implant
research. Dr. Lew was com-
mitted to the “where, why
and how” of implantology.
He left a legacy of being a
learned practitioner and
researcher.

Send your nominations

and the CV for the nominee
to Afshin Alavi at
afshin@aaid.com by July
31, 2014.

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