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Deadline approaching for Norton M. Ross Award nominations

 
The deadline to nominate a candidate for the 2013 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research is June 14.

The ADA sponsors the Norton M. Ross Award with support from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products, Division of McNeil-PPC Inc.

Established in 1991, the annual award commemorates Dr. Norton M. Ross, a dentist and pharmacologist who spent most of his career in academic and research positions. It recognizes investigators whose research has influenced some aspect of clinical dentistry in a meaningful way.

The 2013 recipient will receive a $5,000 honorarium and a commemorative plaque. Since the award's inception in 1991, 22 investigators have received the honor. Dr. Peter Milgrom was the award recipient in 2012.

2012 Norton M. Ross Award winner: Dr. Peter Milgrom was honored with the award Oct. 20 during the ADA Annual Session in San Francisco.

Dr. Milgrom, a noted figure in dental fears research, received the honor at a luncheon on Oct. 20 during the 2012 Annual Session in San Francisco.

Nominate a candidate by submitting a letter explaining his or her impact on clinical dentistry research, the candidate's curriculum vitae and a list of publications in refereed journals to Kathleen Alexandrakis, The Norton M. Ross Award, American Dental Association, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, or email alexandrakisk@ada.org.