Research Day Awards - 2018

AADR/SCADA Winner

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Alexandra Oklejas N/A DDS/PhD Jacques Nör Combination Chemotherapy Decreases Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cells

AADR Travel Award

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Michael Halcomb N/A D3 Nan Hatch Microsphere Controlled Drug Delivery for Local Control of Tooth Movement

Undergraduate, DDS, DH, MS/Certificate

  Clinical, Population, and Educational Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title
I Ching Wang 1 MS Hom-Lay Wang 3D Volumetric Tissue Changes on Immediate Implants with or without Immediate Provisionalization
Dmitry Vodopyanov 2 MS Tatiana Botero A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Regenerative Protocols to Treat Immature Necrotic Teeth
Richard Klarck 3 D3 Marita R. Inglehart Parents’ oral health literacy and children with special health care needs: Exploring oral health outcomes

  Basic Science & Translational Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Nolan Kavanagh 1 MS William Giannobile Micropatterned scaffolds with immobilized adenoviral growth factor delivery regenerate bone and periodontal ligament-like tissue in vivo
Yuan-Lynn Hsieh 2 MS Fei Liu The effect of Tsc1 deletion on skull development
Michael Halcomb 3 D3 Nan Hatch Microsphere Controlled Drug Delivery for Local Control of Tooth Movement

PhD, Post Doc, Staff

  Clinical, Population, and Educational Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Mustafa Tattan 1 Postdoc Albert (Hsun-Liang) Chan Three-Dimensional Ultrasonography of Alveolar Ridge Surface: A Proof of Principle Pre-Clinical Study
Zhaozhao Chen 2 Postdoc Hom-Lay Wang Accuracy of flapless immediate implant placement in anterior maxilla between computer-assisted and freehand surgery: a cadaver study
Muhammad Saleh 3 Postdoc Hom-Lay Wang The effect of implant-abutment junction position on crestal bone loss. A systematic review and meta-analysis

  Basic Science

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Maiko Omi 1 Postdoc Yuji Mishina Molecular and cellular analyses of BMP-dependent coupling signals between osteoclasts and osteoblasts during bone remodeling
Harleen Athwal 2 DDS/PhD Isabelle Lombaert The Role of Sox10 in Maintaining Salivary Gland Stem/Progenitor Cells
Fatma Mohamed 3 PhD Renny Franceschi The Role of the Collagen Receptor, Discoidin Domain Receptor 2 (DDR2), in Tooth Formation

Dental Hygiene

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Tristan Clark
Elizabeth Sciriha
Christy Weidmayer
1 DH4 Sheree Duff & Connie MacKinnon Surveying Nurses’ Knowledge and Confidence of Discussing Oral Health with Patients with Bleeding Disorders
Meredith McEachern
Alice Ou
2 DH4 Stefanie VanDuine Assessing Graduating Dental and Dental Hygiene Students’ Knowledge Regarding the Link Between Pregnancy and Periodontal Disease
Laura Borges
Alyssa Carrillo
Colleen Doran
Table Clinic Award DH4 Mary Grace Ash Public Views of Dentists and Dental Hygienists