The Distinguished Service Award is given to a section member for his or her exceptional service to the ACP New York Section and for outstanding contributions to the prosthodontic sciences.

This year’s Distinguished Service Award goes to Dr. Marion Brown

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Dr. Brown received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating with honors as the recipient of the prestigious Morton Amsterdam Award.  She received her specialty certificate in prosthodontics from New York University College of Dentistry, postgraduate advanced education program in prosthodontics.

After years of clinical practice, Dr. Brown returned to education at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine to complete a four-year postdoctoral fellowship in implant surgery. She is a Board-Certified Prosthodontist since 2001, having been the first woman in the State of New York to have completed and received this distinction. She is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics the NGS Academy of Multidisciplinary Dentistry, and the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics.  A leader in her field, she has served as president of the ACP NY Section, the NGS AMD and the GNYAP  and is currently serving as Immediate Past President of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. 

Dr. Brown is a former Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in the Department of Postgraduate Prosthodontics. She has published numerous articles in the dental literature related to dental implants and prosthodontics. Dr. Brown maintains a multidisciplinary private practice in New York City with the team at SDNY Dental.  

Our past recipients of the ACP-NYS Distinguished Service Award: