Filipiak remembers being named Sunstar/RDH Award recipient

Feb. 12, 2010
Tammy Filipiak of Wisconsin was chosen for the Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction in 2003.

Tammy Filipiak, RDH, MS, was one of eight recipients of the 2003 Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction. She was honored at the RDH Under One Roof conference in Chicago that year along with Mary Bobbett, RDH, Suzan W. Chopik, RDH, Michelle Hurlbutt, RDH, BS, Kelli Swanson-Jaecks, RDH, BSDH, Deborah Krueger, RDH, BS, Tracey Thompson McGonagle, RDH, BS, and Linda Mann, RDH.

Filipiak recently wrote of the award: "Winning the Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction was truly and honor. I was inspired by my fellow recipients and the things that dental hygienists do each day to make a difference in the overall health and wellness for patients. Being a recipient of this award has allowed me to build valuable friendships with not only my fellow recipients of 2003 but with those who have won the award in subsequent years. Thank you Sunstar for supporting this award — I anxiously await the announcement each year of the new winners!"

To nominate yourself or a dental hygiene peer for the award in 2010, click here.