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Marunick Receives Major Award for Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Ann Arbor, MI — December 15, 2015 — Dr. Mark Marunick (DDS 1975, MS prosthodontics 1980), an adjunct clinical professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, received the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics highest honor at the organization’s recent annual meeting.

Marunick received the Andrew Ackerman Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions to maxillofacial prosthetics.  The award is only presented when the Awards Committee determines an individual has distinguished himself or herself at a level that merits special recognition.  Marunick is the 33rd person to have received the award since it was first presented in 1961.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics since 1991, Marunick has been teaching maxillofacial prosthetics to U-M prosthodontics graduate residents since 2001.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics and of the American College of Prosthodontists, and a member of the International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the Michigan Section of the American College of Prosthodontists.