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Research & Clinical Excellence Day

Save the Date: Research and Clinical Excellence Day 2015

Full Program: Research and Clinical Excellence Day 2014

Research and Clinical Excellence Day 2014 is approaching on Thursday, Oct. 16, and this year’s event will include more student presentations than ever before, including clinical case presentations for the first time.

In addition to welcoming remarks from Dean Featherstone and Research and Clinical Excellence Day Chair Michael McMaster, newly-installed UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood will address the event.

Special guests will include keynote speaker Laurie McCauley, Professor and Dean at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, and Outstanding Clinician Award Honoree Arun Sharma, Clinical Professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry.

The agenda includes the following highlights:

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Michael McMaster, PhD, Chair, Research and Clinical Excellence Day Committee, UCSF School of Dentistry
  • Sam Hawgood, MB, BS, Chancellor, UCSF
  • John D.B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD, Professor and Dean, UCSF School of Dentistry

9:15 – 10:15 Keynote Speaker
Laurie McCauley, DDS, MS, PhD, Professor and Dean, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

10:30 – 11:45 Oral Presentations
Chair: Michelle Mendoza, PhD
Presenters: Ruth Yan, Shaun Abrams, B. Shoghi Fareid, Raion Sabo, Yolanda Ho

11:45 – 1:45 Lunch with poster presentation viewing and judging of posters
Millberry Union Gym

1:45 – 2:45  Oral Presentations
Chair: Diego M. Ardenghi, DDS, MA (Educ), MSc
Presenters: Hamid Nurrohman, PhD, Shweta Dubey, BDS, Minerva Loi, Kjeld Aamodt, DDS

2:45 – 3:25 Outstanding Clinician Award
Arun Sharma, BDS, MSc, Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Dentistry, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics

3:25 – 3:45 Mentor of the Year Award
Presented by the John C. Greene Society (the UCSF chapter of the AADR Student Research Group)

3:45 – 4:00 Announcement of Winners
Peter Sargent, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, UCSF School of Dentistry

Closing Remarks
Michael McMaster, PhD

4:00 – 5:00 Reception Millberry Union Gym
Hosted by John C. Greene Society

Research and Clinical Excellence Day is generously supported by Delta Dental.

Questions? Contact Roger Mraz at the Office of Graduate and Research Affairs: