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Research Day 2024



Oral presentations: 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   HUB – Lyceum
Poster Session: 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.   HUB – Lyceum

Time Event
8:00 a.m. Refreshments
8:15 a.m. Welcome
Dr. André Ritter, DDS, MS, MBA, PhD
8:20 a.m. Remarks
Dr. Tricia Serio, PhD
8:30 a.m. Research Day Schedule and Recognition of Student Research Competition Winners
Dr. Donald Chi, DDS, PhD
9:00 a.m. Keynote Address
Dr. Natalia Chalmers, DDS, MHSc, PhD
Oral Health: An Evidence and Data-Driven Approach to Achieve Better Health, Equity, and Fiscal Responsibility
9:45 a.m. Discussion, Q&A
Scientific Presentations
10:00 a.m. Dr. Jasjit K. Dillon, MBBS, DDS, FDSRCS, FACS
Life of a Lesion: How Cancer Staging Has Changed
10:20 a.m. Dr. Bruce Clurman, MD, PhD
Therapeutically Targeting the Cell Cycle in Head and Neck Cancer
10:40 a.m. Dr. Gulaiim Almatkyzy, PhD
HPV vaccination and oral cancer prevention: a public health perspective
11:00 a.m. Discussion, Q&A
11:30 a.m.—1:15 p.m. Poster Session and Refreshments