Awards

AADOCR Student Research Group Mentor Award

In 1997, the AADOCR National Student Research Group (NSRG) initiated the NSRG Mentor Award. This award was established in order to provide national recognition for outstanding faculty mentors. The recipient of the NSRG Mentor Award will receive a plaque and will be the guest speaker at the annual SRG Faculty Advisors’/SRG Presidents' event during the 2022 AADOCR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia.

Award Prize

Award Plaque

Key Dates

Applications Open:

Jul 26, 2021

Applications Closed:

Dec 31, 2021

Eligibility
  • Nominee must not be a past recipient of the Mentor Award.
  • Nominee must be a faculty member at the nominating students’ dental school.
  • Nominee must be a current member of IADR/AADOCR.

Eligibility

In order to recognize as many mentors as possible, a nominee must not be a past recipient of the Mentor Award. Each nominee needs to have experience in research and must show support for student research. The nominee also needs to be a faculty member at the nominating students’ dental school and must be a current member of IADR/AADOCR.

Making the Nomination

Please include the name of the mentor and a typed essay (approximately one-half to one page, not exceeding one page) describing the nominee and addressing the following points:

  • What impact has the nominee had on Student Research and the local SRG?
  • How do they motivate/teach students?
  • A brief background about the nominee’s teaching career (length of time).
  • Please mention the nominee’s current on-going projects.

Note: Three students (can be pre-dental, D.M.D./D.D.S., Ph.D., dual degree or post-doctoral students) must sign and date the application. Students must be members of IADR/AADOCR.

Nominations are considered for two years. Send nominations to the Awards, Fellowships and Grants Coordinator at Anthony Jones ajones@iadr.org. 

Dharini van der Hoeven
2022 Recipient

Dharini van der Hoeven

Dharini van der Hoeven

To apply send to:

IADR Contact

Awards, Fellowships and Grants Coordinator

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