City of Philadelphia Honors Dean Mark Wolff for Service to Individuals with Disabilities
Philadelphia – Penn Dental Medicine’s Morton Amsterdam Dean, Dr. Mark S. Wolff, was honored by the City of Philadelphia for his service to individuals with disabilities as a 2023 recipient of the ‘My City, My Place’ Brighter Futures Awards. This was the 31st year for this annual award, presented by the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) and the IDS Public Awareness Committee.
The awards recognize community members or groups who support and serve individuals registered with Philadelphia Intellectual disAbility Services, helping them live an “EverydayLife.”
Dean Wolff was recognized for his commitment to expanding access to oral health care for individuals with disabilities through such initiatives as Penn Dental Medicine’s Care Center for Disabilities, the Penn Dental Medicine at Woods Mikey Faulkner Dental Care Center, and the training of dental students to gain the skills and experience to care for these individuals.
The award was presented June 23 as part of a luncheon held at Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue where a full day of programming also included a resource fair and workshops.