Research Forum Poster Competition - Annual Meeting 2021

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Research Forum Poster Competition

November 5, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT


Basic Science

Shaima Bahammam, BDS
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Cambridge, MA
Resolving Macrophages Regulate Adiposity and Energy Expenditure on High-Fat Diet

Jaewon Kim, DDS, MS, PhD
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
A Novel Method of 3D Printed Approach With Microsphere and Poly-Lactic Acid Based Smart Materials for Bone Regeneration

Edith Lin, DMD
Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Efficacy of mineralized cell-laden collagen micro gels for guided bone regeneration: A preliminary animal study

John Pizarek, DMD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN & US Navy Dental Corps
Keratinocyte cytokine response to IL-23R antagonist peptide coatings on dental implants

Clinical Science

Katherine Ferry, DDS
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Evaluation of Soft Tissue Thickness Measurement Accuracy: Three Different Methodologies

Pantea Nazeman, DDS
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Identifying Implant Systems Using a Computer Algorithm: A Preliminary Study

Saumya Prajapati, BDS, PhD
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Longitudinal Regenerative Outcomes of Lateral Sinus Floor Elevation and the Contributing Factors: a Retrospective Analysis up to 9 years

Lorenzo Tavelli, DDS, MS
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
A four-arm randomized clinical trial on different connective tissue graft harvesting techniques for root coverage


Flavia Pirih

Poster session finalists will present their research, with a cash prize being awarded to one poster in clinical research and another in basic research. In addition, one presenter will be awarded the Clinical Impact Award, whose research has the greatest potential for changing and improving periodontal health and patient care.

Finalists will be pre-selected by the AAP’s Research Submission Committee and must be current students or have graduated less than 18 months prior to the competition.


November 5, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


American Academy of Periodontology