The Program in Global Oral Health is happy to announce recipients of Global Oral Health Travel Awards for 2014-15.
They are as follows:
- Bahar Movahed Bashiri (Mentor: Bahar Amanzadeh)
- Johnny Nobles (Mentor: Maria Orellana)
- Ivy Fua (Mentor: Lilliam Pinzon)
- Mona Nejad (Mentor: Bahar Amanzadeh)
- Oscar Reyna-Blanco (Mentor: Maria Orellana)
Says Dr. Benjamin Chaffee, "We are exceptionally pleased to have these talented young investigators represent UCSF around the world. It takes considerable initiative on the part of the students and their mentors to make these projects happen, and it will be wonderful when the fellows return to share their experiences and present their findings. "
The Global Oral Health Travel Awards program is an opportunity for funding open to current 1st, 2nd or 3rd year students, for a research project relevant to global oral health. Led by Dr. Greenspan, its mission is the improvement of oral and craniofacial health worldwide.
The goals for the Global Oral Health Program include building, strengthening and coordinating our activities in global oral health, developing and supporting programs of excellence in global oral health sciences and international health within UCSF Dentistry, and interacting with UCSF campus, the UC system as a whole, and other initiatives in global health. These include educational, research, and community/public service programs.
Left to right: Ivy Fua, Dr. John S. Greenspan, Associate Dean for Global Oral Health, Johnny Nobles, Mona Nejad, Oscar Reyna-Blanco, Roger Mraz of the Office of Graduate and Research Affairs, Bahar Movahed Bashiri, and Dr. Benjamin Chaffee