Research Achievements

The following faculty and students are shaping the future of oral health care.

2023 Faculty Awards

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Dr. Po-Jung Chen

- American Association of Orthodontists Milo Hellman Research Award
- American Society of Bone and Mineral Research John Haddad Young Investigator Award
- UNMC New Investigator Award
- Wayne G. Watson Award for Biologic and Experimental Research
- Willie and Earl Shepard Fellowship Award
 
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Dr. Amy Killeen

- Tussing-Kaldahl Scholar Awards

 
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Dr. Ali Nawshad

- UNMC Faculty Diversity Fund Award

 
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Dr. Tom Petro

- Tussing-Kaldahl Scholar Awards

 
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Dr. Sumit Yadav

- Fred F. Schudy Memorial Research Award
- Wayne G. Watson Award for Biologic and Experimental Research


2023 Resident Awards

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Dr. Joyce Lee

- First Place, American Academy of Periodontology Research Forum Poster Session

 
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Dr. Paula Cohen Schlemmer

- First Place, American Academy of Periodontology Balint Orban Research Competition


2023 Student Awards

Katie Ingram & Nathan Canarsky
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Shayla Yoachim
- American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Student Poster Competition, Second Place

Sam Reimer & Jon Martino
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mark Beatty
Hinman Student Research Symposium Clinical Research Award

 
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College of Dentistry Research Day Awards

Each February, students present the results of their research projects at the annual Research Day event. 

See award winners.

 
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Student Presentations at National Meetings

Students have opportunities to present their research findings at national meetings.

See list of presenters.