Academic Divisions

2009 Finalists

Left to right: James Roger, Ahmad al-Shareef, Jennifer Anderson, Jill Bashutski, Dr. Anthony Volpe, Herman Thang, Matthew Raper, Vivian Wahaidi, Bryan Recker, Samia Hardan, Pooja Maney, Kyong Choe, Logesh Swayamprakasam


Jill Bashutski, University of Michigan

Runners up

Pooja Maney, The Ohio State University
Herman Thang, University of Toronto



Abstract Title



Bryan M. Recker

The zygomatic bone as a donor site for autogenous bone harvesting

Ali Fakhry

University of Iowa

Jill Bashutski

Impact of teriparatide (parathyroid hormone 1-34) on osseous regeneration in the oral cavity

Lauren K. McCauley

University of Michigan

Matthew T. Raper

Rough and smooth aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans: human and murine T-cell responses

David E. Deas

USAF Periodontics Residency

Ahmad Al-Shareef

Position and course of the mandibular canal: panoramic radiographic analysis

Pouran Famili

University of Pittsburgh

Pooja Maney

Formylpeptide receptor SNP 348T>C and neutrophil chemotaxis in aggressive periodontitis

John D. Walters

The Ohio State University

Vivian Y. Wahaidi

The systemic inflammatory response to dental plaque accumulation

Richard L. Gregory

Indiana University

Jennifer D. Anderson

A randomized controlled study comparing alveolar and gingival dimensions for immediate and delayed implant placement

Thomas Oates

University of Texas at San Antonio

Herman Thang

Rac1and Rac2 affect bone architecture and fragility in vivo

Jim Yuan Lai

University of Toronto

Logesh Swayamprakasam

Oral mucosal wound healing: effect of psychological stress on gene expression for angiogenic factors

Christopher G. Engeland

University of Illinois at Chicago

Kyong S. Choe

Impact of maxillary sinus pathosis on implant success following augmentation

Mark Reynolds

University of Maryland

James M. Roger

Cytokine production by B cells in healthy donors and systemic lupus erythematosus

James Melvin

University of Rochester

Samia Hardan

A salivary test strip to screen for periodontal disease

Jon B. Suzuki

Temple University