The award recognizes clinically focused and patient centered original research. The award is co-sponsored by the IADR Prosthodontics Research Group (PRG) and funded by a bursary to the group. The award recognizes the life time work of Neal Garrett and matches his efforts in patient centered care. The award is sponsored by Dr. Sreenivas Koka. 



An abstract must be presented within the Prosthodontics Research Group Poster Session of the IADR General Session, and the research presented must not have been published or considered for publication prior to the date of abstract submission. Researchers carrying out original research are eligible for the award if they have been the primary author of no more than three articles published in refereed scientific journals.



Research submitted for the IADR 97th General Session & Exhibition in Vancouver, Canada is eligible for consideration for the award. Abstracts must be submitted online to the Prosthodontics Research Group, as a poster presentation, and the award must be selected from the list of IADR Group Awards in order to be considered for this award, by the abstract deadline of October 25, 2019. 

Entrants for the award must send a five (5) page extended abstract on their work and will be judged on the quality and originality of their poster presentation. The extended abstracts will be judged for originality and scientific design of the research, and the scientific merit.



All awards will be presented during the annual business meeting of the PRG during the 2020 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition in Washington, D.C. - March 18-21, 2020.  The award will be: 1st Place - $1,000 USD.



Please send the five (5) page extended abstract (by October 25, 2019 deadline) to:
Dr. Frauke Müller at frauke.mueller@unige.ch

Past Recipients

2019 Recipients

1st Place
Samir Abou-Ayash
"5-Year Retention Forces of One-piece Mini Dental Implant-retained Mandibular Overdentures"

2nd Place
Chie Watanabe
"The Effect of Removable Partial Denture Placement for Diabetic Patients"

2018 Recipients
Najla Chebib (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
“Edentulous Jaw Impression Techniques: An In Vivo Comparison of Trueness”

2017 Recipient
Aminah Alesawy (University of Montreal, Canada)
“Two- Versus Three-Implant-Assisted Mandibular Overdenture: Patient-Based Outcomes”

2016 Recipient
Anna Miyayasu
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Tokyo Medical and Dental University