2016 WSDA Citizen of the Year Dr. Loree Bolin Named ADA Humanitarian Award Recipient

Congratulations to Dr. Loree Bolin, WSDA's 2016 Citizen of the Year, for receiving the ADA's 2020 Humanitarian Award.
Dr. Loree Bolin, WSDA's 2016 Citizen of the Year, was recently named as the ADA's 2020 Humanitarian Award recipient​.

Dr. Loree Bolin ADA Humanitarian AwardEstablished in 2008, the ADA Humanitarian Award annually honors an ADA member for creating a legacy of volunteer work and is one of the Association's highest honors. Criteria for the Humanitarian Award include significantly improving the quality of life and oral health of individuals both in the U.S. and abroad over a period of 10 years or more; demonstrating significant leadership; and serving as an inspiration to others both in the dental profession and the general population.

According to the ADA, "Dr. Bolin’s Health & Hope Foundation, founded in 2014 after her 25 years in private practice family dentistry in Lake Stevens, is impactful for being committed to breaking the cycle of poverty for women and children in underserved communities around the world, particularly in Tanzania, by providing health care, education and economic opportunity."

The award also includes a $10,000 donation to the dental project of Dr. Bolin's choice — the Health & Hope Foundation.

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