Research Poster Sessions
The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is proud to host the Research Poster Sessions at this year’s Annual Conference! This event provides dental hygiene researchers and educators the opportunity to present their work, exchange ideas and share information and effective strategies for teaching and mentoring research with their colleagues and dental hygienists from various settings.
Selected participants will have their poster research published in the Journal for Dental Hygiene (JDH).
For more details about research posters and how to apply, please visit our Abstract Guidelines
Deadline to submit research posters is Friday, March 5, 2021.
Undergraduate Student Research Competition
This year, ADHA is also pleased to host this year’s Undergraduate Student Research Competition! All undergraduate dental hygiene students are eligible to present a poster in this year’s competition. There are two categories that students can present a poster for in the competition: Research Poster Presentation (original research) or Informative Poster Presentation (non-original research). The deadline to submit for this competition is Friday, April 16, 2021. For each judged category, awards will be given to first, second, and third place winners. These winners will receive an award along with a cash prize and matching monetary grant for their school. An Honorable Mention certificate is also awarded to those who place in fourth.
Research Poster (Original Research) – The Research Poster Presentations give students the opportunity to show off the original research that they have done during their undergraduate career. This is a competition and will be both judged and scored. First, second and third place will be awarded, in addition to an honorable mention. For more details, click here.
Examples of Past Research Posters:
Informative Poster (Non-original Research) – The Informative Poster Presentation gives students the opportunity to raise awareness about a theory, service or trend in dental hygiene practice. This is a competition and will be both judged and scored. First, second and third place will be awarded, in addition to an honorable mention. For more details, click here.
Examples of Past Informative Posters:
In addition to participating in the Competition, each student presenter will be able to:
Attend the Student Awards Brunch on Friday, June 18 from 9:30am – 10:30am
Showcase your hard work in the Open Viewing of Poster Presentations alongside fellow students and dental hygiene researchers, and
Experience the other educational, social, and networking events at the ADHA 2021 Annual Conference.
Submissions for the 2021 Undergraduate Student Research Competition will open Monday, January 13, 2021.
ADHA Graduate Student Clinician’s Research Program
For this year’s program, the director of each graduate dental hygiene program may identify one student to participate. One graduate dental hygiene student per program may present their research in a standard scientific poster in the format of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR). This year’s deadline to submit for the Program is Friday February 5, 2021.
Up to 18 recipients will be selected to participate in this year’s Program. Recipients will receive the following:
- Certificate of participation
- Recognition in ADHA publications
- Complimentary registration, $100 per diem, air travel and two nights’ lodging at Annual Conference, plus recognition
- $1000 cash award for first-place winner
- Travel expenses for the first-place winner to attend the AADR Annual Conference, where he or she may present the winning
- presentation during Student Clinician Award Program
- $500 cash award for second place winner
- $250 cash award for third place winner
- Award program and reception
For additional information, contact your program director today!
If you have any questions on any of the research events above at this year’s Annual Conference, please email Lindsay Lamb at firstname.lastname@example.org.