June 02, 2014
On May 28, 2014, the Pacific Dugoni family gathered to showcase and celebrate accomplishments in research, clinical dentistry and community service. The 16th Annual Pacific Research Day and 14th Annual Clinical Excellence Day consisted of poster presentations, case presentations featuring patients, a keynote speech and an awards ceremony. For the first time, this year's Excellence Day featured a student, Deborah Chau '14, as the keynote speaker who spoke about research from the student perspective.
Excellence Day is a long-standing tradition that allows the Pacific Dugoni community to share their projects with colleagues, friends and family. Although there is a competitive component, Excellence Day is a collaborative celebration of the multi-dimensional interests and talents of the Dugoni School of Dentistry.
RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARDS
2nd Year Student Research Presentations
ADA/Dentsply Award [Student Clinicians of the ADA (SCADA) Award] - Sang Woo Kim; Hinman Symposium Award - Rachael Prokes; Hinman Symposium Award - Jason Young; Excellence Award - Maurissa Kiefer; Excellence Award - Michael Pham; and San Francisco Section of the AADR Award - Nick Ng and Holly Yuen.
Senior Research Competition
Excellence Award - Lily Park; Excellence Award - Deborah Chau; and Excellence Award - Yoon Lee
IDS Student Review Presentations and IDS Student Research Presentations
Excellence Award (for Review) - Deepali Mohindra and colleagues; Excellence Award (for Research) - June Pang; Excellence Award (for Research) - R. Patel
Stockton Campus Student Presentations
Excellence Award - Xiaoyuan Han
CLINICAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS
1st Year Section
1st Prize - Annie Mirza
1st Prize - Amanda Tsoi
2nd Year Section
1st Prize - Chandni Patel; 2nd Prize - Hennasea Tokumura
1st Prize - Brian Baliwas; 2nd Prize - Charlie Van Sicklen
1st Prize - Sarah Murray; 2nd Prize - Jordan Freeark
1st Prize - Brian Baliwas; 2nd Prize - Erin Meidinger
1st Prize - Poppy Carlig; 2nd Prize - Jufen Zhou
1st Prize - Darren Goring; 2nd Prize - Kristin Heller
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