Research Day Awards and Thank You

Thank you!

Thanks to all the sponsors, vendors and research presenters for Research Day 2016 and to our keynote speaker, Dr. Pamela Den Besten.  We hope you join us for Research Day in 2017 on February 15th

ADA DENTSPLY Award

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Amir Aryaan N/A D3 Marita Inglehart Stress, Discrimination, and Social Support: International vs. In-state and Out-of-state Dental Students' Experiences

AADR Travel Award

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Amir Aryaan N/A D3 Marita Inglehart Stress, Discrimination, and Social Support: International vs. In-state and Out-of-state Dental Students' Experiences

Undergraduate, DDS, DH, MS/Certificate

  Clinical Research and Public Health

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Kristin Motschall 1 D4 Margherita Fontana A Closer Look: Does the Use of Magnification Improve Occlusal Caries Detection and Affect Treatment Decisions in Clinicians of Varied Experience?
Katya Frimenko 2 D3 Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch Educating dental students about interprofessional communication and eating disorders: effects on perceptions and practice of interprofessional care
Kendall Sattelberg 3 DH4 Anne Gwozdek Examining Dental and Medical Assessment and Care-Seeking Patterns in a Private General Dental Practice

  Basic Science and Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Eunsohl Lee 1 Ugrad Russell Taichman GAS6 Promotes Prostate Cancer Survival by G1 Arrest/S Phase Delay and Inhibition of Apoptotic Pathways During Chemotherapy in Bone Marrow
Deepthi Vemuri and
Alexis Capeci
2 D3 Petros Papagerakis Growth Inhibitory Effects of Plant-Derived Essential Oils on Oral Pathogens
Elizabeth Hatfield 3 D3 Darnell Kaigler Effects of long-term expansion on senescence and differentiation of dental pulp stem cells (DPSCs

PhD, Post Doc, Staff

  Clinical Research and Public Health

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Chelsea Cummiford 1 PhD Alexandre DaSilva Changes in Resting State Functional Connectivity after Repetitive Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Applied to Motor Cortex in Fibromyalgia Patients
Emily Bellile 2 Fac/Staff Alexandre DaSilva Validation and Reliability of a Novel Mobile Application to Objectively Track Pain in Clinical Trials
Emily Yanca 3 (TIE) Fac/Staff Margherita Fontana Participant Retention in a Clinical Study of Early Childhood Caries
Thiago Nasimento 3 (TIE) Fac/Staff Alexandre DaSilva Dopamine D2/D3 Imbalance During Migraine Attack and Allodynia In Vivo

  Basic Science and Research

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Megan Michalski 1 DDS/PhD Laurie McCauley MFG-E8 Mutant Mice Exhibit Reduced Bone Mass and Enhanced Anabolic Response to Parathyroid Hormone
Vivian Petersen-Wagner 2 (TIE) Visiting Scholar Rogerio Castilho Chemosensitization of mucoepidermoid cells through NF-kB inhibition
Honghao Zhang 2 (TIE) Fac/Staff Yuji Mishina Loss of EVC2 function leads to hypomorphic enamel formation through affecting dental mesenchymal stem cell homeostasis
Joe Nguyen 3 (TIE) DDS/PhD Paul Krebsbach Mammalian EAK-7 (mEAK-7) is required for mTORC1 signaling through S6K2.
John Girdwood 3 (TIE) Fac/Staff Margherita Fontana Program Fidelity of a Statewide Initiative to Improve Oral Health

Dental Hygiene

Name Place Level Mentor Title
Jessica Duell and
Emily Pedersen
1 DH4 Carlos Gonzalez In Vivo Comparison of Fluoride Varnish Retention Following the Application of Different 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnishes
Hope Woolley,
Peter Liang,
and Marrissa Stalker
2 DH4 Danielle Ferguson Salivary Diagnostics in Dental Hygiene Curricula: A National Survey
Sarah Mallon and
Kelly Mulholland
Table Clinic Award DH4 Martha McComas and
Susan Taichman
Oral/Facial Piercings and Mucogingival Effects: A Review of the Literature