Previous Awardees


Albert G. Richards Graduate Student Research Grant

2000 Ra'ed I. Al Sadhan (University of Connecticut)
2001 Not Awarded
2002 Not Awarded
2003 Dr. Hassen Geha (University of Connecticut)
2004 Not Awarded
2005 Not Awarded
2006 Not Awarded
2007 Dr. Sonali Rathore (University of North Carolina)
2008 Dr. Jayasanker Valiyaparambil (University of Connecticut)
2009 Dr. Ibrahim Yamany (University of Connecticut)
2010 Dr. Angela Broome (University of North Carolina)
2011 Dr. Trish Lukat (University of Toronto)
2012 Dr. Susan White (University of California, Los Angeles)
2013 Dr. Daniel Turgeon (University of Toronto)
2014 Dr. Robert Timothy (University of North Carolina)
2015 Dr. Kaycee Walton (UCLA)
2016 Dr. Brittany Kurzweg (United States Navy)
2017 Not awarded
2018 Dr. Trevor Thang (University of Toronto)


Charles R. Morris Student Research Award

2000 Umadevi P. Nair
2001 Not Awarded
2003 Aurelija Bedard
2004 Not Awarded
2005 Not Awarded
2006 Not Awarded
2007 Soon Kwon, Stephanie Moore
2008 Not Awarded
2009 Jeffrey Chardwick (Toronto)
2010 Zachary Librizzi (UConn)
2011 Not Awarded
2012 Not Awarded
2013 Not Awarded
2014 Dr. C. Colby Gage (ASDOH) and Grant D. McClendon (Western University)
2015 Dr. Alexander Stanton (University of Washington)
2016 Drs. Andrew D. Fraser & Hassan M. Khan
2017 Mr. Andrew Emery (University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine)
2018 Dr. Carla Morales


Howard R. Raper Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology Award

2000 Not Awarded
2001 Dr. Emad Khan
2002 Dr. Emad Khan
2003 Not Awarded
2004 Dr. Shaza Mardini
2005 Dr. Marcel Noujeim, San Antonio
2006 Dr. Vijay Parashar
2007 Dr. Ahmad Abdelkarim (UTHSCSA)
2008 Dr. Werner Shintaku (UTHSCSA)
2009 Dr. Jayasanker Valiyaparambil (UCONN)
2010 Dr. Angela Broome (UNC-CH)
2011 Dr. Hema Udupa (UTHSCSA)
2012 Dr. Daniel Turgeon (TORONTO)
2013 Dr. Ali Pourian (IOWA)
2014 Dr. Elnaz Jalali (University of Connecticut)
2015 Dr.Saulo Souso Melo (University of Iowa)
2016 Dr. Mehmaz Tahmasbi-Arashlow (Texas A&M University College of Dentistry)
2017 Dr. Husniye Demirturk Kocasarac (UT Health San Antonio)
2018 Dr. Akrivoula Soundia (University of California Los Angeles)


Radiology Centennial Scholarship

2000 Dr. Andre Mol
2001 Not awarded
2002 Dr. Manon Paquette
2003 Dr. Sajitha Kalathingal
2004 Dr. Hassem Geha
2005 Dr. Maria Mora (UNC Chapel Hill)
2006 Drs. Omaid Ahmad, Vandana Kumar
2007 Dr. Ahmad Abdelkarim
2008 Dr. Jayasanker Valiyaparambil (UCONN)
2009 Dr. Werner Shintaku (UTHSCSA)
2010 Dr. Ibrahim Yamany (UCONN)
2011 Dr. KC Chan (TORONTO)
2012 Dr. Trish Lukat (TORONTO)
2013 Dr. Susan White (UCLA)
2014 Dr. Saulo L. Sousa Melo (University of Iowa)
2015 Dr. Didem Dagdeviren (UCONN)
2016 Dr. Peter T. Green
2017 Dr. Satoko Matsumura (University of Connecticut)
2018 Dr. Husniye Demirturk Kocasarac (UT Health San Antonio)


William H. Rollins Award

1999 Sanjay Mallya
2000 Suchaya Pornprasertsuk
2001 Not Awarded
2002 Not Awarded
2003 Not Awarded
2004 Not Awarded
2005 Not Awarded
2006 Not Awarded
2007 Dr. Vandana Kumar
2008 Dr. Sonali Rathore (UNC-CH)
2009 Not Awarded
2010 Not Awarded
2011 Dr. Boulos Bechara (UTHSCSA)
2012 Dr. Vijay Parashar, (Midwestern University)
2013 Dr. Daniel Uzbelger Feldman, (Temple University)
2014 Dr. Aditya Tadinada (University of Connecticut)
2015 Dr. Reyes Enciso (Univ. Southern California)
2016 Dr. Saulo Leonardo Sousa (The University of Iowa)
2017 Dr. Husniye Demirturk Kocasarac (UT Health San Antonio)
2018 Dr. Allison Buchanan (Augusta University, Dental College of Georgia)


Dentsply Sirona Clinical Award

2010 Dr. KC Chan (TORONTO)
2011 Dr. Boulos Bechara (UTHSCSA)
2012 Dr. Mohammed Husain (UCLA)
2013 Dr. Mohammed Husain (UCLA)
2014 Dr. Hannah Duong (UCLA)
2015 Dr. Ruchi Ahuja (UCLA)
2016 Dr. Katya Archambault (UCLA)
2017 Dr. Karan Dharia (Texas A & M)
2018 Dr. Jalal Bukhari (Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine)


Dentsply Sirona Research Award

2010 Dr. Boulos Bechara (UTHSCSA)
2011 Dr. Hanadi Khalifa (TORONTO)
2012 Dr. Boulos Bechara (UTHSCSA)
2013 Dr. Susan White (UCLA)
2014 Dr. Sung Kim (UCLA)
2015 Dr. Anthony Mecham (University of Washington)
2016 Dr. Lea Al Matny (UT Health San Antonio)
2017 Dr. Husniye Demirturk Kocasarac (UT Health San Antonio)
2018 Dr. Gaurav Krishnamoorthy (The University of Toronto)


Lincoln Manson-Hing Award

2010 Dr. James Geist
2011 Dr. Claudia Noffke
2012 Dr. Kazuyuki Araki
2013 Dr. Allan Farman
2014 Dr. Madhu Nair
2017 Dr. Stuart C. White
2018 Prof. John Ludlow


Arthur H. Wuehrmann Prize

White SC, Sapp JP, Seto BG, Mankovich NJ. Absence of radiometric differentiation between periapical cysts and granulomas. OOOOE 1994;78:650-4.

White SC, Pullinger AG. Impact of TMJ radiographs on clinician decision making. OOOOE 1995;79:375-81.

Callender KI, Brooks SL. Usefullness of tomography in the evaluation of patients with temporomandibular joint disorders: a retrospective study. OOOOE 1996;81(6):710-9.

Brooks SL, Brand JW, Gibbs SJ, Hollander L, Lurie AG, Omnell KA, Westessen PL, White SC. Imaging of the temporomandular joint: a position paper of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. OOOOE 1997;83(5):609-18.

Christgau M, Hiller KA, Schmalz G, Kolbeck C, Wenzel A. Accuracy of quantitative digital subtraction radiography for determining changes in calcium mass in mandibular bone: an in vitro study. Journal of Periodontology Research. 1998;33(3):138-49.

Bohay RN, Stephens RG, Kogan SL. A study of the impact of screening or selective radiography in the treatment and postdelivery outcome in edentulous patients. OOOOE 1998;86(3):353-9.

Liang H, Tyndall DA, Ludlow JB, Liang LA, Nunn NE. Accuracy of mandibular cross-sectional imaging with tuned-aperture computed tomography (TACT), iteratively reconstructed TACT, and multidirectional, linear, and transverse panoramic radiography. OOOOE 2001;91(5):594-602.

Rushton VE, Lorner K, Worthington HU. Routine panoramic radiography of new adult patients in general dental practice: relevance of diagnostic yield to treatment and identification of radiographic selection criteria. OOOOE 2002;93(4):488-95. Dov M. Almog, Tuvia Horev, Karl A. Illig, & Richard M. Green, Laurie C. Carter. Correlating carotid artery stenosis detected by panoramic radiography with clinically relevant carotid artery stenosis determined by duplex ultrasound. OOOOE 2002 Dec;94(6):768-73.

Hariya Y, Yuasa K, Nakayama E, Kawazu T, Okamura K, Kanda S.Value of computed tomography findings in differentiating between intraosseous malignant tumors and osteomyelitis of the mandible affecting the masticator space. OOOOE 2003 Apr;95(4):503-9. Cheung LK, Zhang Q. Radiologic characterization of new bone generated from distraction after maxillary bone transport. OOOOE 2003 Aug;96(2):234-42.

Farman TT, Vandre RH, Pajak JC, Miller SR, Lempicki A, Farman AG. Effects of scintillator on the modulation transfer function (MTF) of a digital imaging system. OOOOE 2005 May;99(5):608-13.

Huh KH, Yi WJ, Jeon IS, Heo MS, Lee SS, Choi SC, Lee JI, Lee YK. Relationship between two-dimensional and three-dimensional bone architecture in predicting the mechanical strength of the pig mandible. OOOOE 2006 Mar;101(3):363-73.

Ludlow JB, Laster WS, See M, Bailey LJ, Hershey HG. Accuracy of measurements of mandibular anatomy in cone beam computed tomography images. OOOOE 2007 Apr;103(4):534-42.

Reyes Enciso, Manuel Nguyen, Yuko Shigeta, Takumi Ogawa, Glenn T. Clarke. Comparison of cone-beam CT parameters and sleep questionnaires in sleep apnea patients and control subjects. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2010; 109:285-93.

Cevidanes LH, Hajati AK, Paniagua B, Lim PF, Walker DG, Palconet G, Nackley AG, Styner M, Ludlow JB, Zhu H, Phillips C. Quantification of condylar resorption in tempormandibular joint osteoarthritis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2010; 110(1):110-117.

Dr. Tatsurou Tanaka, Dr. Masafumi Oda, Dr. Shinji Kito, Dr. Nao Wakasugi-Sato, Dr. Shinobu Matsumoto-Takeda, Dr. Kozue Otsuka, Dr. Izumi Yoshioka, Dr. Manabu Habu,Dr. Shinya Kokuryo, Dr. Masaaki Kodama, Dr. Shinnosuke Nogami, Dr. Ikuya Miyamoto, Dr. Noriaki Yamamoto, Dr. Ayataka Ishikawa, Dr. Kou Matsou, Dr. Shunji Shiiba, Dr. Yuji Seta, Dr. Yoshihiro Yamashita, Dr. Tetsu Takahashi, Dr. Kazuhiro Tominaga, Dr. Yasuhiro Morimoto. Noninvasive identification of peripheral vessels of oral and maxillofacial regions by using electrocardiography-triggered three-dimensional fast asymmetric spin-echo sequences. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2011;112(4):493-501.

Eley KA, Watt-Smith SR, Golding SJ. Magnetic resonance imaging-based tumor volume measurements predict outcome in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the mandible. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013 Feb; 115(2):255-62.

Molteni R. Prospects and challenges of rendering tissue density in Hounsfield units for cone beam computed tomography. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013 July; 116(1):105-119.

The winners of the Arthur Wuehrmann Award for 2015 were Ralf K. W. Schulze, Michel Michel, and Ulrich Schwanecke for their paper “Automated detection of patient movement during a CBCT scan based on the projection data” that was published in the April 2015 issue of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology.

Mikaszewski B, Markiet K, Smugała A, Stodulski D, Szurowska E, Stankiewicz C. Diffusion-weighted MRI in the differential diagnosis of parotid malignancies and pleomorphic adenoma: can the accuracy of dynamic MRI be enhanced? Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2017;124(1):95-103.    


OOOO Top Scientific Reviewer Award


Dr. Ernest W. N. Lam
Dr. Curtis S.K. Chen
Dr. Ahmad A. Abdelkarim
Dr. Silvio D. Bianchi


Dr. Ahmad A. Abdelkarim
Dr. David MacDonald
Dr. Aditya Tadinada
Dr. Lisa J. Koenig


Dr. Ahmad A. Abdelkarim
Dr. Allan G. Farman
Dr. Crawford Gray
Dr. Veeratrishul Allareddy


Dr. Ahmad A. Abdelkarim
Dr. Freny Karjodkar
Dr. Akitoshi Katsumata
Dr. Kaan Orhan


XDR Research Grant Award


Dr. Laurence Gaalaas
Dr. Mina Mahdian