Alumni National Awards

School of Dentistry
Award Recipients


Friday, April 26
Reception: 5 p.m.
Conferral: 6 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Marquette University campus

Photo of Dean CoppolaDistinguished Alumnus in Dentistry Award
Dean J. Coppola, D.D.S., Dent ’87

Gaithersburg, Md.

For more than 27 years, Capt. Dean Coppola was a blessing to some of the most vulnerable populations in the world as an officer in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service.

Photo of Thomas GelhausOutstanding Dental Service Award
Thomas E. Gelhaus, D.D.S., Dent ’84

Owen, Wis.

Tom has used his skills to help developing nations for more than 25 years through dental mission work.

Photo of Laura RammerYoung Alumna of the Year Award
Laura J. Rammer, D.D.S., Dent ’07

Sheboygan Wis.

Laura’s dental philosophy is inspired by her Marquette education and the myriad dental professionals who lead by example. “My intent is to provide every patient with the best care in a respectful, thorough, honest and caring manner.”