Iowa’s Ahmed Mahrous (’16 PROSS, ’17 MS) was recognized by the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) as the 2021 recipient of the Junior Educator of the Year Award. The award was announced during the annual awards presentation held virtually in October 2021. Mahrous was recognized for his academic dentistry achievement and his contributions to the advancement of the
specialty of prosthodontics, science, and the health profession. The selection of junior educators for the award is intended to promote and elevate young educators, like Mahrous, who are making a difference in prosthodontics.
Mahrous is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Prosthodontics, and he received his BDS in 2011 from Pharos University College of Dentistry (Egypt). He earned his certificate and MS in prosthodontics from Iowa, and since then Mahrous has received 8 teaching awards from IASDA. The number of awards and consistency with which Mahrous has been recognized by students for his teaching highlights the lasting impact that both his didactic and clinical teaching has.