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Application Due Date: April 2, 2018!

This public policy fellowship is designed to familiarize dental school, Ph.D., or dual degree students with the federal legislative process as it relates to basic and translational dental, oral and craniofacial research as well as research on the oral health care delivery system. The fellowship provides a unique learning experience that encourages students to become involved in government affairs both in Washington, D.C. and at the local level, through the Fellow’s university or institution.

The Gert Quigley Fellowship program consists of:

  • A one-year appointment to the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) Government Affairs Committee, which advises the AADR Board of Directors and staff on federal and state advocacy efforts, aims to enhance appreciation for the role and value of oral health and oral health research among stakeholders, and increases support for the role of oral research in overall health;
  • An appointment serving as the government affairs liaison to the AADR National Student Research Group (NSRG);
  • A six-eight week work stay at AADR Global Headquarters in Alexandria, VA sometime between May-August, as the Fellow’s schedule permits; and
  • Attendance at the fall and spring AADR Government Affairs Committee meetings in Washington, D.C.

An applicant must:

  • Be a member of the AADR National Student Research Group (NSRG); and
  • Be a D.M.D./D.D.S., Ph.D. or dual degree student.

To learn more and apply, interested students should review the application packet. Applications are due April 2, 2018 .

Download Application Packet