- School of Dentistry Distinguished Alumni Award (1992)
Gerry L. Kaufman was a retired dentist based in Fort Wayne. He attended Hanover College and Indiana University School of Dentistry. Kaufman retired from dental practice in 2002.
He was elected as a fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. Kaufman also served as president of the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society and the Indiana Dental Association along with serving on the American Dental Association Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs. He previously served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, and was a member of Rotary International, and a dedicated volunteer with the Allen County Public Library and Matthew 25 Health & Dental Clinic.