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Nominations for clinical research award sought

March 19, 2018 The ADA is accepting nominations for the 2018 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research.

Nominees should demonstrate 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 of 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.

For more information, visit ADA.org/RossAward. Nominations should be made by June 30 to Kelly Mangold, mangoldk@ada.org.