Honorary Members are non-members, selected on the basis of the candidate’s significant contribution to, or support of, dental research.  Please see the AADR Constitution and Bylaws for further details.


The following are past recipients of AADR Honorary Membership:

Mary Otto - 2020 

Margaret Byers - 2019

J. Bernard Machen - 2018

Robert Lustig - 2017

Ed Martinez - 2016

Kenneth Salyer - 2015

Steve Beshear - 2014

Patty Murray - 2013

Richard H. Carmona - 2012

Ronald Andersen - 2011

Tom Harkin - 2010

Mike Simpson - 2009

John E. Sexton - 2008

James Bramson - 2007

Mary Woolley - 2006

David Satcher - 2002

Nicholas Cavarocchi - 2001

Arlen Specter - 2000

John Porter - 1997

John Howe - 1996

Harald Löe - 1995

Joseph D. Early - 1992

Steny Hoyer - 1990

C. Everett Koop - 1989

Lowell P. Weicker Jr. - 1986

Samuel Fastlich - 1973