UIC College of Dentistry 100th Anniversary
- May 20, 2013
-- Dr. Noor Obaisi, a May graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry’s Orthodontic specialty program, received the first place $1,000 prize in the Charley Schultz Resident Scholar research competition at this year’s national meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists in Philadelphia.
The Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award program is sponsored by DENTSPLY GAC and offers an opportunity for graduate students/residents to present their research using narrative material and a posterboard. The team of judges selects prize-winning entries on the basis of originality, relevance, research design validity, and results/conclusions.
Dr. Noor conducted her research with her MS in Oral Sciences thesis advisor, Dr. Maria Therese Galang
, Assistant Professor and Director of Predoctoral Orthodontics; Dr. Spiro Megremis,
Assistant Director, Standards, Protocols, and New Test Method Development at the American Dental Association Laboratories; Grace Viana
Biostatistician, Orthodontics; Dr. T. Peter Tsay,
and Dr. Carla Evans,
Professor and Department Head, Orthodontics.
The title of Dr. Obaisi’s project was “Determination of the Transformation Temperature Ranges of Orthodontic Nickel-Titanium Archwires Using the Bend and Free Recovery Test.”