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  • School of Dentistry Research Day

    The School of Dentistry begins each year with SOD Research Day. This event presents an opportunity for the UMMC community, and students and colleagues from other institutions, to learn about the diverse types of research being done at SOD and hear a lecture by a leading scientist in dental research. 

    Dental students, graduate students, residents and faculty are invited to participate in poster presentations. Dental students will also be eligible to compete for sponsored awards and recognition.  

    Click to see 2014 SOD Research Day Award winners.

    School of Dentistry Research Day 2014

    SOD Research Day poster presentationsSchool of Dentistry Research Day 2014, held January 21, 2014, brought together School of Dentistry predoctoral students, graduate students, summer research UPSTART participants and faculty for a program of poster presentations, Biomedical Materials Science lab demonstrations and student research awards.  

    Keynote speaker Huankun "Hockin" Xu, PhD, from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry presented his novel and exciting work on stem cells and bone tissue engineering,  Stem Cells and Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering.” 

    The School of Dentistry Office of Research would like to thank everyone who participated in this event.  Please see our published proceedings below.  

    Proceedings Archives

    SOD Research Day 2014 Program Book 

    SOD Research Day 2013 Program Book

    SOD Research Day 2012 Program Book   



























    Please congratulate:

    Will Umphlett(D2) and Edwin Witcher(D2): ADA/Dentsply Student Clinician Award

    The ADA/Dentsply Student Clinician Award is given to one student each year to attend the ADA/Dentsply Student Clinician Research Program.  They are also awarded a plaque on Awards Day.

    For more information please visit,  

    Olivia Cook (D3) and Brannon Myrick (D2): Hinman Student Research Award 

    The Hinman Student Research Symposium is a national meeting that features oral and poster presentations of research studies by dental students and graduate trainees from dental schools across North America. One student representative from each dental across the nation is chosen to attend. For more information please visit,