Advanced Prosthodontic Students Awarded for Research Efforts
Posted on 6/20/2013

Many of our Advanced Prosthodontic Students are recognized for their research efforts while enrolled in the Program. Here are just a few that have been recognized in the past couple of years:

Dr. Amy Au was recognized with the 2013 IADR PG Student Research Fellowship Award for her project entitled: entitled "Antimicrobial effect of silver embedded titania nanotube (TiO2-NT-Ag.) implant surface against Porphyromonas gingivalis" Dr. Amy Au was also recently recognized with an Academy of Prosthodontics Research Award. These are very special national recognitions.

Dr. Suzie Ahn, was awarded a Tylman Grant from the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (AAFP). A maximum of four grants are awarded each year, and the AAFP determined that Dr. Ahn was deserving of one of them. Dr. Ahn’s research is entitled “A Comparative Evaluation of Fracture Resistance of One-Piece Milled Chromium Cobalt Post and Cores with Different Post and Core systems: An In-vitro Study.”

Dr. Goth Siu received an American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) Research Grant Award for his project: Improving the pink and white esthetic scores (PES/WES) in predicting patient satisfaction of anterior implant restorations.

Dr. Aram Kim received an American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAI) Research Grant Award for her project: “Objective and subjective comparisons of abutment material effect on peri-implant gingival color and perceived esthetics.”

Dr. Goth Siu was awarded the 2012 Granger-Pruden Award by the Northeast Gnathological Society. He was presented the award at the May 2013 NGS annual session in New York. His mentors are Dr. Cortino Sukotjo and Dr. Judy Yuan. Dr. Goth Siu was also awarded an American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Grant (AAED). The grant is intended to promote meaningful research in the realm of esthetic dentistry.