The highlight of the research calendar is the annual School of Dental Medicine Research Day. At that time faculty members, dental students, ISP students, graduate students, clinical graduate students, and people with associations from other academic institutions present their research efforts to the entire school.
Key highlights of past years include:
2015: Keynote Speaker Dr. Yang Chai, "Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Craniofacial Tissue Homeostasis and Disease"
2013: Keynote Speaker Dr. Jacques Nor, "Dental Pulp Tissue Engineering"
2012: Keynote Speaker Dr. Clifton Carey, "Why? Because....Why? Questioning the Status Quo, Changing the Future: Fluoride Examples”
2011: Keynote Speaker Dr. Jack Ferracane, "Dental Research in the Trenches: The Northwest PRECEDENT Practice-based Research Experience"
2013 Research Day