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Dr. Maria Cristina Cordero-Ricardo Receives OKU-Charles Craig Teaching Award

May 2015- The "OKU-Charles Craig Teaching Award" recognizes young dental educators who have demonstrated new and innovative teaching techniques in the art, science and literature of dentistry. The award was created to encourage and honor individuals who have implemented innovative teaching techniques into dental education.

The 2015 winner of the Charles Craig award is Dr. Maria Cristina Cordero-Ricardo from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Cordero-Ricardo received her dental degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey in 2009. She completed a Certificate in General Practice Residency at Christiana Care Health Service in Wilmington, DE in 2010, a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH in 2012 and a Master of Science degree in Pediatric Dentistry from Ohio State University in 2012. She is a candidate for a MPH degree in Health Anayltics at Stony Brook University.

She is currently an assistant professor and director of predoctoral pediatric dentistry in the Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine.

Omicron Kappa Upsilon congratulates Dr. Cordero-Ricardo upon being the 2015 recipient of the "Charles Craig Teaching Award".