Orthodontic & Craniofacial Clinical and Translational Research Award

The Orthodontic & Craniofacial Clinical and Translational Research Award will be presented to a young investigator for outstanding clinical and/or translational research as demonstrated by their abstract, supplemental information and research poster presentation.

Award Prize/Recognition


Key Dates

Applications Open:

Jul 11, 2023

Applications Closed:

Oct 17, 2023

  • Residents in a Certificate and/or MS-degree program, PhD candidates, and post-doctoral fellows.
  • Current member of both the IADR and Craniofacial Biology Research Group.

Five finalists will be chosen from among the applicant pool based on the contents of their abstract and supplemental information. The finalists will be selected by a selection panel comprised of the executive officers and directors of the IADR Craniofacial Biology Research group. Finalists will present their research and compete for the award in a poster format on first day of the IADR General Session.

The winner will be awarded $700 USD and a certificate of award.

This new award program will require a minimum of three applicants for the competition to take place. Only trainees attending a higher academic institution will be eligible to apply for this award. Post-doctoral fellows must be within 5 years of their Ph.D. graduation to be eligible. Applicants may only apply to one competition sponsored by the Craniofacial Biology Group and John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

The following individuals are NOT eligible to apply to this competition (but may be listed as co-authors involved in the research): 1) Faculty members, 2) Current officers of the IADR Craniofacial Biology Research Group and/or 2) previous award winners of this awards program.

2022 Recipient

Kexin Lei

West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University

Questions about the award?

Lorri Ann Morford

University of Kentucky Oral Health Science

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