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Archer Award

The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons established the W. Harry Archer Award to recognize the achievements of outstanding oral and maxillofacial surgeons and to recognize the major contributions to the specialty by Dr. Archer. 

Dr. Archer was a prolific writer, gifted and respected teacher, and a trailblazer in oral and maxillofacial surgery. His excellence in leadership, teaching, research, and writing place him among the eternal giants of our specialty. Please review this page to view details about Dr. Archer.  The W. Harry Archer Award recipients are asked to deliver the Kurt H. Thoma lecture upon receiving the Archer Award.  For details about Dr. Thoma, please view this page.

ACOMS has honored the individuals below with the prestigious W. Harry Archer Award for their excellence in education and promotion of our specialty:

2016 - Cesar Guerrero 2000 - Jean Delaire
2015 - Joseph Niamtu, III 1999 - Robert Marx
2014 - Larry Wolford 1998 - Rolf Ewers
2013 - Eric Dierks 1997 - William Bell
2012 - Robert Ord 1996 - Alex Mohnac
2011 - Edward Ellis 1995 - Stuart Kline
2010 - Raymond Fonseca 1994 - James Bauerle
2009 - Timothy Turvey 1993 - Hugo Obwegeser
2008 - Ray White 1991 - Philip Boyne
2007 - Michael Block 1990 - Robert Shira
2006 - R. Bruce McIntosh 1988 - Robert Walker
2005 - David Precious 1987 - Harold Zubrow
2004 - Edela Puricelli and Antenor Araujo 1986 - Fred Henny
2002 - John Kent 1985 - Bruce Epker
2001 - James Bertz 1984 - Daniel Laskin
1983 - Herbert Bloom and Irvin Uhler


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