Research

Research Day Awards 2020

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. 

Faculty “Paper of the Year” Awards

Category: Basic Research

Authors: Chavez MB, Kolli TN, Tan MH, Wang C, Embree MC, Lira Dos Santos EJ, Nociti FH Jr, Wang Y, Tatakis D, Agarwal G, Foster BL

Publication: "Loss of Discoidin Domain Receptor 1 Predisposes Mice to Periodontal Breakdown;” Journal of Dental Research. 98(13):1521-1531, 2019.

Division of Biosciences

Category: Clinical Research

Authors: Mallery S, Wang D, Santiago B, Pei P, Bissonnette C, Jayawardena J, Schwendeman S, Spinney R, Lang J

Publication: "Fenretinide, Tocilizumab, and Reparixin Provide Multifaceted Disruption of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stem Cell Properties: Implications for Tertiary Chemoprevention;” Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 18:2308-2320, 2019.

Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Health Research

Authors: Papio M, Fields H, Beck FM, Firestone A, Rosenstiel S

Publication: "The Effect of Dental and Background Facial Attractiveness on Facial Attractiveness and Perceived Integrity and Social and Intellectual Qualities;” American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. 156(4):464-474, 2019.

Division of Orthodontics

Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Research

Dental Student Award

1st place:

Andrea Tsatalis, D4
Advisor: Toru Deguchi, DDS, MS, PhD, Division of Orthodontics
Title: Evaluation of the Necessity of CBCT During Placement of Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) in Pig Alveolar Bone

2nd place: 

Robert Marusko, D1
Advisor: Kelly S. Kennedy DDS, MS, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology
Title: Medical Emergencies at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

3rd place:

Jordan Lamb, D4
Advisor: Do-Gyoon Kim, PhD, Division of Orthodontics
Title: Tissue Mineral Density Distribution in Human Mandibular Premolar Region

Dental Hygiene Research Award

Johanna Owen, DHY 4
Advisor: Brian Partido, BSDH, MSDH, Division of Dental Hygiene
Title: Relationship between emotional intelligence, stress, and burnout among dental hygiene students

Graduate Student Award

1st place: 

Enrique Ramirez; Resident, Pediatric Dentistry
Advisor: Janice A. Townsend, DDS, MS, Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Title: Opioid Prescribing Practices Following Pediatric Dental Procedures in Ohio

2nd place: 

Caroline Sawicki; DDS-PhD Fellow
Advisor: John Sheridan, PhD, Division of Biosciences
Title: Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Promotes Stress-Induced Pain and Anxiety

3rd place: 

Michael Chavez; Predoctoral Fellow/Graduate Student
Advisor: Brian L. Foster, PhD, Division of Biosciences
Title: Impaired alveolar bone healing in bone sialoprotein knockout mice

Center for Clinical and Translational Science Best Clinical and Translational Abstract

Andrea Tsatalis; D4
Advisor: Toru Deguchi, DDS, MS, PhD, Division of Orthodontics
Title: Evaluation of the Necessity of CBCT During Placement of Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) in Pig Alveolar Bone

Post-doctoral Fellow Award

Jacob Allen, PhD; Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Advisor: Michael Bailey, PhD, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Title: Stress initiates a pro-inflammatory transcriptional response in intestinal epithelial cells dependent on the gut microbiota

ADDR/Dentsply Student Clinician Award  

Kazune Pax; DDS-PhD Fellow
Advisor: Purnima Kumar, BDS, MS, PhD, Division of Periodontology​
Title: Impact of maternal habits on the infant oral microbiome

OSU Alumni Merit Award

Michelle Scott; DDS-PhD Fellow
Advisor: Purnima Kumar, BDS, MS, PhD, Division of Periodontology​
Title: Nicotine-free and Nicotine-containing E-cigarettes Differentially Alter Microbial Colonization Dynamics

OSU Alumni Achievement Award

Robert Marusko; D1
Advisor: Kelly S. Kennedy DDS, MS, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology
Title: Medical Emergencies at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

AADR Student Research Day Award

Andrea Tsatalis; D4
Advisor: Toru Deguchi, DDS, MS, PhD, Division of Orthodontics
Title: Evaluation of the Necessity of CBCT During Placement of Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) in Pig Alveolar Bone

 

Research Day graphic courtesy of Research Day distinguished lecturer Ophir D. Klein, MD, PhD, professor of Orofacial Sciences and Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, the Larry L. Hillblom Distinguished Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies, and the Charles J. Epstein Professor of Human Genetics (Klein Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco).