Congratulations to the following students and junior researchers who received awards at PDM ACCE Day 2024.

ACCE Day Travel Award

Awardee/Project Faculty Advisor
Yu-Hsin Chen: Immediate Conversion of Hawley Retainer to Anterior Bite Plane after Esthetic Zone Implant Placement: Clinical Case Report Kang I Ko, Dept. of Periodontics | Dumitru Gogarnoiu
Iyayi O Aigbokhan: Anterior Tooth Gemination and Esthetic Management Sumin Lee | Bekir Karabucak, Dept. of Endodontics
Marianthi Papaioannou: 3D Printing – Nano Ceramic Hybrid & DLP Technology for the Fabrication of Implant Supported Hybrid Restorations. A Case Report Michael Bergler, Dept. of Preventive & Restorative Sciences
Natalia Trehan: CBCT Assessment of Neurosurgical Risk using the Clark’s Station Rule for Orthodontic or Oral Surgery Care at Penn Dental Medicine Mel Mupparapu, Dept. of Oral Medicine
Lucy Kim: Cephalometric Norms for African-Americans in Philadelphia Helen Hyeran Jeon, Dept. of Orthodontics

Award for Independent Research

Awardee/Project Faculty Advisor
Tulasi Priya Kondapalli: Treatment of Congenitally Missing Maxillary Lateral Incisor with Single Winged Zirconia Based RBFDP Margrit Maggio, Dept. of Preventive & Restorative Sciences
Mauritania Pol Nuris: Bilaminar Veneers — An Approach to Restore Severe Dental Erosion. A Case Report Following the Sandwich Technique Julian  Conejo | Markus Blatz, Dept. of Preventive & Restorative Sciences
John Button: Geospatial Review of Noma (Cancrum Oris): A Decades-Long Disconnect Between Authors and Cases Alonso Carrasco-Labra, Dept. of Preventive & Restorative Sciences

Award for Excellence in Community Oral Health Scholarship

Awardee/Project Faculty Advisor
Pari Thakkar: Get Fresh Daily: Redefining Plant-Based Wellness through Community, Culture, and Healing Joan Gluch, PhD, RDH, PHDHP, Div. of Community Oral Health | Jiana Murdic
Katherine  Tseng | Matthew T Lam: Immersed in Youth Day Camp at Southwest CDC- Learning through Play Shaketia  Sills | Joan Gluch, Div. of Community Oral Health

Award for Excellence in PDM Honors

Awardee/Project Faculty Advisor
Anahita Sabet-Payman | Madhura Sen: Gaining Trust as a Provider in a Patient with a History of Possible Psychological Trauma Sharon Verdinelli | Olivia Sheridan, Dept. of Preventive & Restorative Sciences
Amanda R Reisman: Evaluation of Treatment Modification Strategies Utilized in the Management of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities at PDM’s Personalized Care Clinic Temitope Omolehinwa | Alicia Risner-Bauman, Dept. of Oral Medicine
Shaheen J Jaisingh: Building Trust, Enhancing Smiles: A Case Study on Refugee Patients’ Journey Towards Comprehensive Dental Care and Aesthetic Procedures Sharon Verdinelli, Dept. of Preventive & Restorative Sciences

Acadental Award

Awardee/Project Faculty Advisor
Lindsay S Hasson | Julia P Moran: Nutritional Sciences Honors Educational Flyers Kathleen Boesze-Battaglia, Dept. of Basic & Translational Sciences | Matthew Whipple, School Nutritionist

Oral Cancer Award

Awardee/Project Faculty Advisor
Nicholas Ryan Johnston: Advancements in Ameloblastoma Treatment:  A Case Report of Partial Hemimandibulectomy with Fibula Free Flap Graft and Jaw-in-a-Day John B Lankalis, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery