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 ADA.org/RossAward. Nominations should be made by June 30 to Kelly Mangold, firstname.lastname@example.org.