By Roger Mraz, Office of Graduate and Research Affairs
Roselyn Odsinada Oji (D2) and Benjamin Chaffee, DDS, MPH, PhD have been chosen as finalists to compete for research honors at the American Association for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) Scientific Session in Charlotte, March 19 – 22, 2014.
Odsinada Oji was selected for the AADR Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Hatton Competition – Junior Category.
Chaffee was selected for the AADR Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Hatton Competition – Postdoctoral Category.
"It's an honor to be recognized, and to be part of the competition" says Dr. Chaffee. "And I'm very excited about this project. The whole research team invested a lot of energy and effort in putting together work that we can be proud of."
"I'm a bit anxious, yet very excited to have the opportunity to showcase the work I did over the summer in the Habelitz lab. I am honored to be a part of the Hatton Competition" adds Odsinada Oji with a smile, acknowledging that the prestigious Hatton marks the first time that research in which she has participated will be judged in competition.
About the Hatton Competition: The competition is designed for junior investigators (junior, senior and post-doctoral) who exhibit potential for a productive career in dental research.
We wish both of them all the best as they go forward to represent the UCSF School of Dentistry.
Roselyn Odsinada Oji and Benjamin Chaffee