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Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research

The American Dental Association, with generous support from Church & Dwight Co., Inc. is proud to announce Dr. Steven Offenbacher as the 2015 recipient of the Gold Medal Award. Nominations for 2018 will be accepted beginning January 1, 2018.

Learn more about the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research

Sponsorship and Objective

ADA Gold Medal Award LogoThe Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research is sponsored by the American Dental Association together with Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Established in 1985 and presented every three years, the Award honors individuals who, through basic or clinical research, have contributed to the advancement of the profession of dentistry or to major improvement in the oral health of the public. 

Award and Recognition

The Gold Medal Award recipient receives a $25,000 honorarium, a gold medallion and, if eligible, serves a three-year term as a member of the ADA's Council on Scientific Affairs. 

Nomination Procedure

Each candidate's qualifications should be set forth in a formal letter of nomination accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and list of publications. 

Deadline

Nominations for the 2018 Gold Medal Award will be accepted beginning January 1, 2018. Please direct letters of nomination to:

Ms. Kelly Mangold
Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research
American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Ave., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611-2678
mangoldk@ada.org
312.440.2549