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December 8, 2016

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Application Period Open for the Student Advocate of the Year Award

The application period is open for The Student Advocate of the Year Award. This award allows AADR, the AADR National Student Research Group and the AADR Government Affairs Committee to recognize a student for outstanding contributions in advocacy for oral health research. The recipient will receive travel and a one night hotel accommodation for participation in the 2017 February 28, 2017 AADR and Friends of National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (FNIDCR) Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill program. Students may self-nominate or be nominated by another AADR member.

To apply, visit the AADR website, complete the application form and brief essay questions by January 13, 2017. Questions about this award may be directed to AADR Director of Government Affairs Carolyn Mullen at cmullen@aadr.org.

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> AADR Elections Results: AADR Members Elect John Timothy Wright and Nisha D’Silva
> Register and Book Your Hotel for the 2017 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
> Complimentary Advocacy Day Registration is Open: Let's Ask Congress to Support Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research
> Remember to Renew Your AADR Membership
> Read the JDR December Issue Online
> JDR Hot Topics
> Call for Papers in Special Issue of JDR on Orofacial Clefting, Craniofacial and Dental Anomalies
> Read the Current JDR Clinical & Translational Research Online
> Call for Submissions: JDR Clinical & Translational Research
> Effie Ioannidou to Join the JDR Clinical & Translational Research as an Associate Editor
> Donate for Research
> Congress Overwhelmingly Approves the 21st Century Cures Act
> AADR Partners with Research!America on Public Health Thank You Day!
> December Issue of Health Affairs Focuses on Oral Health
> AADR Institutional Section Members: Apply for the AADR Student Research Day Award
> January 13 – Deadline to Apply for the NIH Medical Research Scholars Program
> Funding Opportunity Announcement: Implementation Science Research to Improve Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Health (U01)
> Notice of Participation of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) in PAR-15-349 "Health Disparities and Alzheimer's Disease (R01)"
> NIH BD2K Newsletter and Funding Opportunity
> New Funding Opportunity Now Available From the NIH Common Fund Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory Program
> NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Releases 2017-2021 Strategic Plan
> January 11 – Deadline to Apply for the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program
> HRSA is Seeking Grant Reviewers
> Strides in Science
> Call for Manuscripts: Frontiers in Public Health Journal
> S2S Loan Repayment Program
> Register to Attend: Dental Public Health Colloquium
> Gordon Research Conference: Neural Crest & Cranial Placodes
> Save the Date: UCSF Global Oral Health Symposium
AADR Elections Results: AADR Members Elect John Timothy Wright and Nisha D’Silva

Members of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) have elected John Timothy Wright, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, to serve as the next AADR vice president and Nisha D’Silva, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, as the AADR representative to the IADR/AADR Publications Committee.

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Register and Book Your Hotel for the 2017 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition


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Registration is open for the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR)!  Held with the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 41st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), this meeting will take place March 22-25, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif., USA. IADR Members may register at a discounted rate! NEW for 2017—there will be a full day of oral sessions the first day of the meeting, March 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Additionally, the General Session has expanded to include oral and poster presentations in the morning and afternoon, March 23-25.  

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Complimentary Advocacy Day Registration is Open: Let's Ask Congress to Support Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Complimentary registration is now available for the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and Friends of National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (FNIDCR) Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. Taking place on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, participants from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C. With a newly elected Congress, we must urge them to provide increased investments in dental, oral and craniofacial research and other oral health programs for the health of the public.

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Remember to Renew Your AADR Membership
It’s time to renew your membership for 2017 if you haven’t already done so. When you renew your membership, remember to select a Scientific Group or Network. Inclusion in one Scientific Group or Network is a benefit of IADR/AADR membership.
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Read the JDR December Issue Online

Learn about the latest research that is published in the online Journal of Dental Research: the journal for dental oral and craniofacial research by reading the December issue and OnlineFirst. As an AADR member you already have complimentary access to the online JDR and you may purchase a print subscription at a special reduced rate.

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JDR Hot Topics

Visit the JDR online to view the Most Read and Most Cited JDR articles. 

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Call for Papers in Special Issue of JDR on Orofacial Clefting, Craniofacial and Dental Anomalies

The Journal of Dental Research is excited to announce the publication of a special issue in 2017 highlighting the latest developments in the field of craniofacial and dental anomalies. The guest editors for this special issue are Joy Richman and Brian Schutte.

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Read the Current JDR Clinical & Translational Research Online

The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have released the third issue of JDR Clinical & Translational Research, which is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal that encompasses all areas of clinical and translational research in the dental, oral and craniofacial sciences. 

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Call for Submissions: JDR Clinical & Translational Research


JDR Clinical & Translational Research - a journal designed for IADR members and other oral health research leaders to publish their research and effectively translate their findings to those who need the information to deliver evidence-based prevention and care.

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Effie Ioannidou to Join the JDR Clinical & Translational Research as an Associate Editor

The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have announced that Effie Ioannidou has been selected to become an associate editor of the IADR/AADR publication JDR Clinical & Translational Research. She will begin her term in January 2017.

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Donate for Research

Dental research created a profession. In the early decades of the last century, investments in dental research moved a trade to a profession. From the fluoridation of public water supplies – a crowning public health achievement of the 20th Century – to high-speed handpieces, dental composites and ceramic restorations, periodontal diagnostics and therapeutics, and more biologic approaches to replacing lost tissues, it was the investments in dental research that defined us as a profession.

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Congress Overwhelmingly Approves the 21st Century Cures Act

The Senate by a vote of 94-5 and the House of Representatives by a vote of 392-26 have overwhelmingly approved the 21st Century Cures Act. Importantly, this legislation reauthorizes the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for three years and creates a 10 year $4.8 billion NIH Innovation Account. 

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AADR Partners with Research!America on Public Health Thank You Day!

On November 21, 2016, AADR partnered with Research!America for Public  Health Thank You Day to recognize the tireless work of public health professionals who translate important research findings into practice to improve the oral health of the nation. 

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December Issue of Health Affairs Focuses on Oral Health
Oral health is the theme of this month's Health Affairs journal. Several papers in this issue address the divide between dental care and medical care, including education and workforce differences, the barriers to access, and care financing and delivery. Other papers review current population health interventions, including community water fluoridation and school-based dental sealant programs. 
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AADR Institutional Section Members: Apply for the AADR Student Research Day Award

AADR encourages AADR Institutional Section Members to apply for the AADR Student Research Day Award. This new award is designed to recognize the best presentation at an academic institution’s research day competition. The award is to be determined by the institution’s judging committee. 

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January 13 – Deadline to Apply for the NIH Medical Research Scholars Program

January 13, 2017, is the application deadline for the next National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP). The MRSP is a yearlong research training program designed to attract creative, research-oriented dental, medical and veterinary students to the NIH intramural campus in Bethesda, Maryland. AADR has renewed its commitment to the program and will co-sponsor the program through a $75,000 donation to the Foundation for the NIH.

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Funding Opportunity Announcement: Implementation Science Research to Improve Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Health (U01)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) titled "Implementation Science Research to Improve Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Health (U01)." This FOA requires applications be designed to address implementation of dental, oral and craniofacial evidence-based interventions at multiple levels.

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Notice of Participation of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) in PAR-15-349 "Health Disparities and Alzheimer's Disease (R01)"

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a notice to inform potential applicants that the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is participating, effective immediately, in PAR-15-349 "Health Disparities and Alzheimer's Disease (R01)".

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NIH BD2K Newsletter and Funding Opportunity

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of the Associate Director for Data Science is beta testing a quarterly newsletter, Data Science Digest: A Newsletter from the ADDS. This quarterly newsletter features a variety of data science related news from across the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) and Commons Program Management Working Groups, BD2K Centers of Excellence, and NIH Institutes and Centers. 

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New Funding Opportunity Now Available From the NIH Common Fund Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory Program

The Health Care Systems (HCS) Research Collaboratory is working to strengthen the national capacity to implement cost-effective large-scale research studies – called pragmatic clinical trials – that engage health care delivery organizations as research partners. The Collaboratory currently supports a series of pragmatic clinical trial demonstration projects to gather best practices for the design, implementation, and dissemination of pragmatic clinical trials within healthcare systems.

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NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Releases 2017-2021 Strategic Plan

The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health has released a new strategic plan for 2017 through 2021. The plan focuses on scientific priorities, which reflect key research challenges that OBSSR is uniquely positioned to address. Developed with considerable input from internal and external NIH stakeholders, the plan ensures OBSSR continues to fulfill its mission.

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January 11 – Deadline to Apply for the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Medical Research Fellows Program encourages the development of future medical-scientists by providing a year of full-time, mentored laboratory research training to medical, dental and veterinary students who have demonstrated an interest in and commitment to biomedical research, but who are not enrolled in an MD/PhD (or equivalent) program. 

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HRSA is Seeking Grant Reviewers

The Bureau of Health Workforce, in partnership with the Division of Independent Review, Office of Federal Assistance Management, is currently seeking new and experienced grant reviewers for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). 

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Strides in Science

Judith Albino, Ph.D., is professor of community and behavioral health at the Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She also holds an appointment in Colorado’s - School of Dental Medicine. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin. 

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Call for Manuscripts: Frontiers in Public Health Journal

AADR members Judith Albino, Sarah Baker and Tamanna Tiwari are guest editors of an upcoming special issue of Frontiers in Public Health Journal themed “Reducing Oral Health Disparities: What Can We Learn From Social, Environmental and Cultural Factors?”.

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S2S Loan Repayment Program

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) provides up to $120,000 to medical (M.D. and D.O.) or dental (D.D.S. or D.M.D.) students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least three years at an approved NHSC site in a Health Professional Shortage Area of greatest need.

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Register to Attend: Dental Public Health Colloquium

The American Institute for Dental Public Health (AIDPH) and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) have announced their collaboration of the first annual colloquium related to dental public health. This year, the topic is “Dental Public Health Informatics: Opportunities in a Changing Environment”.

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Gordon Research Conference: Neural Crest & Cranial Placodes

The Gordon Research Conference themed “Neural Crest & Cranial Placodes” will occur February 5-10, 2017, in Ventura, Calif., USA. This conference uniquely considers two distinct cell types, the neural crest and the cranial placodes, which share evolutionary and embryological origins but have traditionally been studied separately. 

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Save the Date: UCSF Global Oral Health Symposium

The 7th Annual University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry Global Oral Health Symposium will be held Tuesday, March 21, 2017 , 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the UCSF Parnassus campus. Themed “Worldwide Perspectives on the Dental Care Delivery Team,” this event is a satellite symposium of the 2017 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session.  

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