Alexandria, VA, USA, June 22, 2022 – The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) announced Duangporn Duangthip, The University of Hong Kong, SAR, China, as the 2022 recipient of the IADR John Clarkson Fellowship. Duangthip was recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the virtual 100th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 5th Meeting of the Asia Pacific Region on June 20-25, 2022.
Named after John Clarkson, who served as Executive Director of IADR/AADR from 1990-97, the purpose of the IADR John Clarkson Fellowship is to offer training and experience in dental public health to investigators at a center of excellence. It is intended that the Fellow will spend up to six months at a research facility outside his/her institution and/or country studying aspects of public dental health of relevance to his/her country.
To be eligible for the Fellowship, all candidates must hold a degree in dentistry or in a scientific discipline (dental, masters, or PhD), be a member of IADR, and actively engaged in research in dental public health. For the purposes of the Fellowship, the subject of public dental health is intended in its broadest context, i.e., health services research, epidemiology, prevention, diagnostics, health promotion, etc.
The Fellow may be approved for up to US$15,000 in funding for travel, accommodation, and other related expenses to allow investigators to obtain training and experience in dental public health at a center of excellence.
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The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is a nonprofit organization with over 10,000 individual members worldwide, with a Mission to drive dental, oral and craniofacial research to advance health and well-being worldwide. To learn more, visit www.iadr.org.