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Research Winners Announced at ADHA Meeting

The recipients of the 2017 Dentsply Sirona/American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Graduate Student Clinicians Research Awards were announced at a reception on June 15 during ADHA’s Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida.

From left: Second place winner Mindy Bennett, RDH, BS; first place winner Kathryn Search, RDH, BSDH, MS; American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Outgoing President Betty Kabel, RDH, BS; and third place winner Brandie Carter, RDH, BS, at a reception for the 2017 Dentsply Sirona/ADHA Graduate Student Clinicians Research Awards.

The recipients of the 2017 Dentsply Sirona/American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Graduate Student Clinicians Research Awards were announced at a reception on June 15 during ADHA’s Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida. Sponsored by Dentsply Sirona, this is the ninth year the program has recognized student researchers. Chosen by their program directors, student participants receive professional recognition and complimentary registration to ADHA’s annual conference, air travel, lodging, and per diem for the conference. In addition, the first-place winner receives a $1,000 cash prize and travel expenses to attend the American Association of Dental Research (AADR)/Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) meeting to be held March 21 to 24, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The first place winner will also present her research at the AADR/CADR meeting.

The 2017 recipients of the Dentsply Sirona/ADHA Student Research Clinicians Research Awards are: Kathryn Search, RDH, BSDH, MS, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, first place; Mindy Bennett, RDH, BS, University of Missouri–Kansas City, second place; and Brandie Carter, RDH, BS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, third place.


From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. July 2017;15(7):14.

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