Awards & Recognitions

Awards & Recognitions

Ten Years of Contributions to Albanian Medicine

Ten Years of Contributions to Albanian Medicine

Bill Johnson, founder of the Albanian Health Fund, was honored in 2004 by the President of Albania for 10 years of contributions to Albanian medicine.       

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Service to AHF & Albania

Service to AHF & Albania

At the February 2008 Board meeting, Dr. Rudy Oehm was recognized for his services to AHF and the Albanian people. Dr. Oehm made 25 trips to Albania in the last 15 years.  The board presented Rudy and Marge with a gemstone globe of the world.

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AHF with President Bamir Topi

AHF with President Bamir Topi

President Bamir Topi of Albania welcomes Albanian dentists and AHF member John Gillan. Pictured: Father Tom Brindley, Dr. Besnik Gavazi, Dr. John Gillan, President Bamir Topi, Dr. Rozarka Budina, Dr. Emin Kuzumi.

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Medal of Gratitude

Medal of Gratitude

Dr. John Gillan was honored in 2009 by the President of Albania with the Medal of Gratitude for his contributions to the education of Albanian students in field of dentistry.             

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Kiwanis International Governor’s World Service Award

Kiwanis International Governor’s World Service Award

Dr. John Gillan was awarded the Kiwanis International Governor's World Service Award for 2009-2010. The award recognizes Dr. Gillan's committment and altruistic service to the children of the world.

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The Medal of Special Civil Merits

The Medal of Special Civil Merits

Albanian Health Fund Board member Dr. Paul C. Smith recieves "The Medal of Special Civil Merits" for his many years of service in May of 2011.  

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Spirit of Service Lifetime Award

Spirit of Service Lifetime Award

Albanian Health Fund Member Honored by the American Association of Endodontists (Source: Press release, American Association Of Endodonics, Tempe AZ.) In 2012 John W. Gillan, D.D.S., M.S., received the Spirit of Service Lifetime Award from the American Association of Endodontists during its recent Annual Session in Boston. Dr. Gillan has...

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Doctor Honoris Causa

Doctor Honoris Causa

Mark H. Johnston, M.D. received “Doctor Honoris Causa” from the Medical University of Tirana in March 2016

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Doctor Honoris Causa

Doctor Honoris Causa

Alva B. Weir III, M.D. received “Doctor Honoris Causa” from the Medical University of Tirana in November 2016

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