37th Annual Research Day

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 8:15am

Location: Zoom (Register at

Research Day at the College of Dentistry is an annual event that showcases research conducted by dental and dental hygiene students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and residents. The event also features a distinguished lecturer from among the world's leading oral health researchers.

Speakers program begins at 8:15am followed directly by the awards presentation

Faculty speaker:

“Reconstructive Efforts for Maxillofacial Bone Defects” presented by Hany A. Emam, BDS, MS, FACS
Associate Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology

Distinguished lecturer:

“Orofacial Cleft Studies Around the World” presented by Mary L. Marazita, PhD
Founder and Co-Director, Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics
Distinguished Professor, Department of Oral and Craniofacial Science, School of Dental Medicine
Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Professor, Clinical and Translational Science, School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh