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Prosthodontic Resident Scholarships to Dental Course

3M ESPE has provid3M ESPE Scholarshiped scholarship funding for 10 prosthodontic residents to attend Functional Occlusion:  From TMJ to Smile Design, taught by Drs. Peter E. Dawson, John C. Cranham, and DeWitt C. Wilkerson.  Nominations were open to residents in the 46 prosthodontic programs in the United States and Puerto Rico.  These Universities nominated residents that demonstrate excellence and interest in restorative dentistry, have a minimum dental school grade point average of 3.5, and obtained written recommendations from two faculty members.

Mr. Peter Golden, Professional Relations Manager said, "We at 3M ESPE have always participated in providing post graduate education on many fronts within dentistry, and have enjoyed a long association with The Dawson Academy. As one of the premier organizations offering continuing education for today’s practioner, we hope to provide a new opportunity for those that also exhibit a passion for advanced learning.”

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of these scholarship awards for 2011:

    • Dr. Kevin Aminzadeh, University of Michigan
    • Dr. Mark Bucci, University of Pittsburgh
    • Dr. Andy Gilbert, The Ohio State University
    • Dr. Michael Lynn Gurney, The Ohio State University
    • Dr. Jae Seon Kim, University of Washington
    • Dr. Junping Ma, University of Washington
    • Dr. John Oettinger, UAB School of Dentistry
    • Dr. Michael Schere, The Ohio State University
    • Dr. Pamela Torres, University of Puerto Rico

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