Clinic & Research 2021

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The College of Dentistry’s annual Clinic and Research Event provides a forum for students, postgraduates, and research staff to present research achievements to the members of the College and larger research community.

Thank you for attending the ’34th Annual Clinic and Research Event’ Keynote speaker Dr Lois Cohen on June 07th,  2021!

In total we received 85 Submissions with 39 Mentors from 11 Units from within the College Of Dentistry, Jessie Brown VA and the College Of Engineering.

Thank you to the 73 judges who participated by evaluating presentations.

The 2021 C&R Event Awards Ceremony was held live via Zoom on Monday June 14th at 12:30.

2021 Clinic & Research Event Award Winners

Congratulations to all the award winners of 2021 Clinical and Research event

2021 Clinic & Research Event Award Winners

2021 Clinic & Research Event Award Winners

Global Health through Oral Health: A Continuum or Booster Shots? A virtual conversation with Dr. Lois Cohen

About 2021 Keynote Speaker - Dr. Lois K. Cohen

Dr Lois Cohen

Consultant and Paul G. Rogers Ambassador for Global Health Research, she is formerly Associate Director for International Health, National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research at the National Institutes of Health. Her Ph.D. in sociology was earned at Purdue University (1963) where she also received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters (1989), the first sociologist ever to have been awarded that honor from Purdue. During her more than 56-year career having had Visiting Faculty appointments at both Howard University and Harvard University, she spent most of those years with the U.S. Government both as a researcher and a health science administrator. She edited and authored four volumes on the social sciences and dentistry and publishing more than 150 professional journal articles. Purported to be the architect of the behavioral and socio-dental sciences, she co-directed two major multinational collaborative studies with the World Health Organization on nationally developed oral health care delivery systems. Dr. Cohen has served or currently serves on various organizational boards including: Foundation Against HIV/AIDS in Africa, the Journal of the American Dental Association, the Friends of the Organization of Safety, Aespsis and Prevention, the Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, The Alliance for Oral Health across Borders, the Caplin Family Charities, the Regulatory Affairs Society’s Global Advisory Council, Humble Smile Foundation, and the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. She regularly serves as expert consultant to the World Health Organization in Geneva, its regional offices in the Americas (Pan American Health Organization) and the African region as well as various universities and associations focusing on global health through oral health.

Awards and/or honorary lectures in her name are given annually at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the International Association for Dental Research and at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and at Purdue University.

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