July 9, 2021

Joshua Evans, DDS, Wins Top Prize in AAPD Poster Competition

Joshua Evans

Dr. Joshua Evans, a second-year resident in the advanced education program in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, recently won the first-place prize in the poster competition sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Evans received the highly competitive award for his research project titled “Exploring Links between Dento-Alveolar Trauma and Concomitant Brain Injury.” His faculty advisor is Dr. Ehsan Azadani an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry.

Commenting on the award, Dr. Janice Townsend, chair of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, said, “I could not be more pleased that the important research conducted by Dr. Evans and his advisor, Dr. Azadani, has been recognized with this national award. The relationship between dental and traumatic brain injuries is a novel area of investigation, and we look forward to the publication of the findings related to this significant research endeavor.”