news-crystalMore than 300 guests were present as six Arizona residents and organizations were honored April 22 at the Crystal

 ““Every nomination received was deserving of nomination,” said ATSU Provost Dr. Craig Phelps “This years winners are very special and should be proud of their recognition and award.”

Appleton Dental and Dr. Tony Hashemian served as Crystal Awards Platinum Sponsor for this year’s event.  The annual Crystal Awards is presented by A.T. Still University and its two Mesa Campus schools, the Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS) and Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH).

 The event raises funds to support student scholarships at the university and its schools, and by increasing and enhancing scholarship opportunities at the university provides qualified students financial assistance and helps attract the best and brightest to health and dental careers.

 More information about A.T. Still University is available at www.atsu.edu.

 A.T. Still University Crystal Awards Platinum Sponsor Appleton Dental founder Dr. Tony Hashemian (right) presents presents this years Outstanding Achievement Award to Robert Gomez, past executive director, El Rio Community Health Center in Tucson.  The annual Crystal Awards recognize those making a difference in Arizona’s communities and is presented by A.T. Still University and its two Mesa based schools, Arizona School of Health Sciences and Arizona Schools of Dentistry and Oral Health.