Graduation with Distinction in Research

The School of Dentistry recognizes individual student investigators who, in addition to completing their clinical dental program, have acquired research skills and accomplished significant research activity. The long-range goal is to foster scholarship and critical thinking, add to the body of scientific information and facilitate recruitment of students into dental research careers.

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Gaining Distinction in Research Honors is limited to dental students who have demonstrated unusually significant scientific accomplishments. Students will have worked under the mentorship of an active scientist, prepared a research proposal, completed the research project, analyzed and presented the results at local and national research meetings and prepared a report for approval by the Dental School Research Committee.