Baltimore, Maryland...The 2005 Research in Oral Biology Award will be presented today to Dr. Martha Somerman, Dean of the School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle. The award recognizes Dr. Somerman's outstanding contribution to understanding of the physiology and pathology of the mineralized and soft tissues of the peridontium. She has published widely, currently serves on four journal editorial boards, and has long been committed to serving on research review bodies, AADR panels, and international advisory committees.
Dr. Somerman received her award during the Opening Ceremonies of the 83rd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening at the Baltimore Convention Center.
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