IADR BEHSR Lois Cohen International Travel Award

This award has been created by the BEHSR scientific group in recognition of the outstanding contribution Dr. Lois Cohen has made over the course of her career to the field of oral health-related research in general, and the fields of behavioral, social science, public health, and international research in oral health in particular. Dr. Cohen led in the development of subjective, patient-based indicators in oral health and in the study of oral health delivery systems, and subsequently became a leader in the creation of opportunities in dental public health research, particularly international work promoting partnerships among researchers in the developing and industrialized world.

Award Prize/Recognition


Key Dates

Applications Open:

Aug 01, 2024

Applications Closed:

Jan 24, 2025

Contributions toward this fund in Dr. Cohen’s honor are most welcome

Sheri S. Herren

Director of Strategic Programs, CFRE

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2023 Recipients

Pre-doctoral/Post-doctoral students

Gustavo Sáenz-Ravello, Universidad de Chile
"Functional Dentition Has Beneficial Life Implications In Chilean Aged"




Humberto Gonzalez Oneto, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
"Validation of the Psychometric Properties of the Chilean Version of the PIDAQ Questionnaire"



Questions about this award?

Tamanna Tiwari

Award Coordinator (Group President)

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