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Deadline approaches for Norton Ross award nominations

March 23, 2017

The ADA is accepting nominations for the 2017 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research.

Nominees should demonstrate a high level of creativity and innovation in their research and should have made significant contributions in clinical investigations that have advanced the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of craniofacial, oral and/or dental disease — as well as outstanding research endeavors in other areas.

Nominations should include a letter describing the nominee’s accomplishments along with his or her curriculum vitae and a list of publications.

Awardees receive a $5,000 honorarium and a plaque.

The prize, awarded since 1991, honors the memory Dr. Norton Ross (1925-1990), a dentist and pharmacologist who is considered to have elevated clinical research to a higher level of scientific standards. It is supported by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Dr. Jocelyne Feine, an internationally recognized clinical scientist, was the 2016 honoree. She received a plaque during ADA 2016 ­– America’s Dental meeting.

For more information or to apply, visit Nominations should be made by June 30 to Kelly Mangold,