AADOCR is seeking nominees for the positions of AADOCR Vice-president and AADOCR Representative to the IADR/AADOCR Publications Committee. Any AADOCR member may nominate an individual, or you may self-nominate for these positions. Submissions must be received by September 9, 2021.     

Please complete a form for each nomination: 


AADOCR Vice President, 2023-2024


AADOCR Representative to the IADR/AADOCR Publications Committee, 2023-2026              



The online submission should include the submitter’s name, candidate’s name, email, h-index information, a short candidate biographical sketch (2 page limit for Vice President, 1 page limit for AADOCR Representative) and a short (1 page limit) candidate recommendation. It is recommended that candidates include a link to their full publications, or Google Scholar profile in addition to their h-index.


Letters of recommendation can be submitted by the author, but the nominee should provide their biography to ensure it is complete and accurate. Letters of nomination may not be submitted by Nominating Committee members or someone with a personal relationship with the candidate to include current or former spouse or a close family member. Confirmation will be sent to the emails provided with submission.


Candidates for the Publications Committee should highlight direct work and previous contributions to the Journal of Dental Research or JDR Clinical & Translational Research.  Vice President candidates should highlight past involvement with the organization. 


All candidates will be forwarded to the AADOCR Nominating Committee Chair further review, however failure to follow the application procedures may result in your application not being considered.    


Any questions regarding the online submission form or the nomination process can be directed to Riana Hays at rhays@iadr.org.




1. NOMINATIONS BY THE COUNCIL. One or more nominations for Vice-president, Treasurer, and IADR/ AADOCR Publications Committee members shall be made by the Council, in accordance with the Bylaws. Announcement of the nominations shall be mailed to each member of the Division at least three months before the date of the next Annual Meeting, and in a form to indicate that other nominations may be made by petition.

2. NOMINATIONS BY PETITION. Additional nominations may be made by petition signed by 50 members of the Division and received by the Chief Executive Officer within 30 days after the mailing of the announcement of the Council nominations.

3. NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS. Before the next Annual Meeting, the nominations for each office shall be sent by the Chief Executive Officer to all members of the Division on an official ballot for a vote by mail to be reported at that meeting. The nominations shall be sent no less than two months before the due date for the return of the ballots to the Chief Executive Officer.

4. ELECTION. The nominee receiving a plurality of the votes cast shall be elected to each office, in accordance with the Bylaws.