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2014 Local AADR Research Day

Awards Banquet

matt black wins p&g predoctoral award
Dr. Gustavo Avila- Ortiz, president of the Iowa Section of AADR; Matt Black (D3); Dr. Kim Brogden, director of the Dows; and Dr. Satheesh Elangovan, Periodontics. Matt won first place in the Procter & Gamble Predoctoral Award for his research, “The Effect of Peri-Implant Keratinized Mucosa Width on Pro-Inflammatory Cyto- kine Expression.” Co-authors in- clude Drs. Satheesh Elangovan and Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Periodontics, who are Matt’s mentors; Dr. Kim Brogden, Periodontics and Dows; and Dr. Deborah Dawson, director, Biostatistics Unit.
erica recker wins max smith predoctoral competition
Erica Recker (D1); Dr. Kim Brogden, director of the Dows Institute for Dental Research and Erica’s mentor; and Dr. Satheesh Elangovan, Department of Periodontics and also Erica’s mentor. Erica won the Max Smith Predoctoral Competition for her research, “Biomarkers of Inflammation around Implants Versus Natural Teeth.” Her co-authors include Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Periodontics; Dr. Carol Fischer, post-doctoral research fellow, Dows; K. Pagan-Rivera; Drs. Kim Brogden, Periodontics and Dows, and Satheesh Elangovan, Periodontics, who are Erica’s mentors; and Dr. Deborah Dawson, director, Biostatistics Unit.
ursula diehl wins iowa society of periodontology predoctoral award
Dr. Clark Stanford, associate dean for research; Ursula Diehl (D3); and Dr. Paula Weistroffer, Periodontics. Ursula won the Iowa Society of Periodontology Predoctoral Award for her research, “Electronic Assessment of Peri-Implant Mucosal Esthetics Around Three Implant-Abutment-Configurations.” Her co-authors include Dr. Chris Barwacz, Prosthodontics and Dows, who is Ursula’s mentor; Dr. Clark Stanford, associate dean for research; L.T. Hughes; Dr. Fang Qian, Biostatistics Unit; L.F. Cooper; J.S. Feine, and M.K. McGuire.
justin anderson wins ada predoctoral competition
Dr. Clark Stanford, associate dean for research; Justin Anderson (D3); and Dr. John Warren, Preventive & Community Dentistry. Justin won first place in the ADA Predoctoral Competition for his research, “Pulpotomy Ratio in Primary Teeth Treated with Stainless Steel Crowns.” Co-authors include Dr. Michael Kanellis, associate dean for patient care and Justin’s mentor, and Dr. Fang Qian, Biostatistics Unit.

 

Poster Displays

ashley young discusses her poster
Ashley Young, Endodontics Resident, discusses her poster, “Reduction in Bone Density Necessary for the Detection of Periapical Pathosis,” with Ben Jorgensen, Endodontics Resident. Ashley’s co-authors included her mentor, Dr. Anne Williamson, Department of Endodontics; B. Hajdik, and Dr. Fang Qian, Biostatistics Unit.
matt black discusses his poster
Matt Black (D3) (left) and Scott Steward-Tharp (D3) discuss Matt’s poster, “The Effect of Peri-Implant Keratinized Mucosa Width on Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Expression.” Co-authors included Drs. Satheesh Elangovan and Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Periodontics, who are Matt’s mentors; Dr. Kim Brogden, Periodontics and Dows; and Dr. Deborah Dawson, Biostatistics Unit.
janette garcia discusses her poster
Drs. Kim Brogden, director of Dows, and Tad Mabry, Pediatric Dentistry, speak with Janette Garcia (D1) about her poster, “Oral Health Behaviors, BMI and Beverage Consumption in Adolescents.” Co-authors included Dr. John Warren, Preventive & Community and Janette’s mentor, and Dr. Teresa Marshall, Barb Broffitt, and Dr. Steve Levy, all Preventive & Community Dentistry.
margaret baudino talks about her poster
Margaret Baudino (D2) talks with Justin Anderson (D3) about her poster. Co-authors include Dr. David Lynch, Dows; Alissa Villhauer, Dows; and Dr. David Drake, Endodontics and Dows, who is Margaret’s mentor.