Dentsply Sirona Research and Clinical Awards

 

 

Purpose

The Dentsply Sirona Research Awards are named in recognition of the Sirona Corporation, which began operation in 1923 providing x-ray film mounts. Sirona continues as a dental x-ray supply division as part of the Dentsply family. These awards are intended to support graduate students in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Dentsply issues two awards each year. One award is given to a student for the best Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology research poster and another award is given to a student for the best poster on a clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology topic.

Award

Each award includes a certificate and a check for $1000 sponsored by Dentsply Sirona

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in an accredited Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology graduate program at the time of receiving the Award
  • Member of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the time of Abstract Submission (Click here to join)
  • Indication on the Abstract Submission Form that the applicant is interested in participating in the competition.
  • Abstract Acceptance

Selection Criteria

Selection of the Dentsply Sirona Research and Clinical Award recipients will be determined and announced at the AAOMR Annual Session. Competing applicants are expected to give a five minute presentation of their poster in the presence of 2-3 members of the Awards Committee. The presentation will be followed by a five minute question and answer session. 

For Clinical awards following criteria are considered

  • Significance and originality of the clinical topic 
  • Documentation of pertinent information 
  • Quality of the poster and clarity of the presentation

For Research awards following criteria are considered

  • Significance and originality of the research topic 
  • Research design 
  • Data presentation and analysis 
  • Quality of the poster and clarity of the presentation

For further questions, please contact the AAOMR Awards Committee Chairs:

Dr. Ramesh                                     Dr. Kalathingal       
[email protected]                [email protected]