BALTIMORE, Maryland--The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry and Executive Director Rosemary Fetter have been honored for Distinction in Public Service by the Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
Executive Director Rosemary Fetter accepted the award Dec. 10 at FNIDCR's Annual Gala at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event honored contributors to the advancement of oral health and research.
"The National Museum of Dentistry makes the connection between good oral health and a healthy life--on site here in Baltimore, online, and nationwide through our traveling exhibitions," said NMD Executive Director Rosemary Fetter. "We are extremely honored to be recognized by the Friends of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research for making an impact on oral health across the country."
The National Museum of Dentistry, designated by Congress as the official museum of the dental profession, is committed to raising awareness of the important of oral health in a healthy life. Smile-inspiring hands-on exhibitions encourage good oral health habits and celebrate the heritage and future of dentistry at the museum's historic location in downtown Baltimore.
NMD's Traveling Exhibition program has reached more than two million people at children's and science museums across the country, inspiring visitors of all ages to keep their smiles bright and healthy. NMD also shares the power of a healthy smile with children around the world through www.MouthPower.org, an educational web experience developed in partnership with the American Dental Association.
Call (410) 706-0600 or visit National Museum of Dentistry to obtain information about the museum.