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Research Day 2024

Oral Cancer Care Science: Policy, Research, and Clinical Care

Wednesday, January 31, 2024  HUB Lyceum Room

Welcome and Refreshments: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Oral presentations: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Poster Session: 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Research Day 2024 Video (created by Chenchen Su)


Research Day Schedule 

Welcome, Dr. Donald Chi, Associate Dean for Research – Chi Slides (PDF)

Keynote Speaker 
Dr. Natalia I. Chalmers, DDS, MHSc, PhD, Chief Dental Officer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Oral Health: An Evidence and Data-Driven Approach to Achieve Better Health, Equity, and Fiscal Responsibility

Scientific Presentations

  • Dr. Jasjit K. Dillon, MBBS, DDS, FDSRCS, FACS, Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
    Life of a Lesion: How Cancer Staging Has Changed
  • Dr. Bruce Clurman, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President & Deputy Director, Fred Hutch
    Therapeutically Targeting the Cell Cycle in Head and Neck Cancer
  • Dr. Gulaiim Almatkyzy, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Oral Health Sciences
    HPV vaccination and oral cancer prevention: a public health perspective

Poster Session
Dental Students, SURF Students, Undergraduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows and Faculty

Abstract Submission Form
Entry forms for presenters, including poster abstracts are due no later than January 17, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
The dimensions for the poster boards are 3’ by 7’ with a vertical orientation to match the requirements of IADR/AADOCR meeting this spring.  Please keep in mind it will be difficult to read anything near the ground and posters should be closer to 5’ in length.

All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate.

  • CDE credit will be available for Research Day attendance.
  • OKU is providing cash prizes for the winners of the Dental Student Research Competition.

Co-sponsor: School of Dentistry, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) and the Seattle Section, American Association for Dental and Craniofacial Research