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Hinman Student Research Symposium

Goes Virtual October 30 – 31, 2021

The 26th Annual Hinman Student Research Symposium will take place October 30-31, 2021 as an exciting virtual experience. Preparations are underway at the College of Dentistry of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for the 2021 Hinman Student Research Symposium, which will be a virtual meeting this year. 

The Hinman Student Research Symposium features oral and poster presentations of research studies by dental students and graduate trainees from dental schools across North America. The program consists of scientific sessions, a nationally known keynote speaker, with awards for best presentations. The Symposium provides opportunities for networking and getting acquainted with fellow students.

The goal of the Hinman Student Research Symposium is to help raise and maintain the quality of dental research and education by encouraging participation of dental students, graduate trainees, and dental school faculty in research to improve oral health care globally.

Aims of the symposium are to:

  • Recognize, encourage, and reward student achievements in dental research.
  • Provide students with the educational experience of preparing a research presentation and presenting to an audience of their peers.
  • Facilitate learning about new directions in dental research and the many different areas of current research interest.
  • Promote interactions among outstanding students from across North America.
  • Encourage outstanding students to consider careers in dental research and education.
  • Inform students about opportunities for advanced training in research and programs to support training.
  • Increase the awareness of students entering the dental profession of the methods, scope, and importance of dental research.
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Last Published: Oct 28, 2021