November 6, 2020

Beau Meyer, DDS, MPH, Receives ADEA's Olav Alvares Award

Beau Meyer, DDS, MPH

Dr. Beau Meyer, an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, recently received the American Dental Education Association's Olav Alvares Award for Early Career Scholars for an article he published in the Journal of Dental Education. That publication was titled "Assessing Dental Students' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs About Medicaid and Health Care Reform: A Mixed-Methods Study."

The Olav Alvares award is intended to encourage junior scholars, such as assistant professors, instructors, residents, students and staff who conduct and publish outstanding research.  
Dr. Meyer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. His research and publications focus on the management of oral diseases in pediatric dental patients; diet and behavior as it impacts children's oral health; and the use of hospital-based care to treat early childhood caries.