Dr. Athena PapasThe  NEHMDS is very proud to announce Dr. Athena Papas as the recipient of the 20th annual  Hygeia Award to be presented on May 12, 2018

 The award is given to a Greek or Greek- American healthcare professional whose career has been exemplary and has made significant contributions to the advancement of medicine or  the allied health sciences. 

Dr. Athena Papas is a Distinguished Professor of Diagnostic Sciences and the Erling Johansen Professor of Dental Research, and the Head of the Division of Oral Medicine at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. 

With expertise in the oral healthcare of the elderly, medically compromised, Sjögrens, cancer and bone marrow transplant patients, Dr. Papas has been the principal investigator of over 100 clinical trials.  Read more


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The New England Hellenic Medical and Dental Society is an organization of physicians, dentists, scientists, and allied health professionals who are either permanent residents or citizens of the United States.  Its members either live in, or are enrolled in a medical, dental, or allied health degree or fellowship program, in the New England area.  

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