Alexandria, Va., US, May 6, 2020 – The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) announced Sally J. Marshall, University of California, School of Dentistry, San Francisco, USA, as the recipient of the AADR Distinguished Scientist Award.
Marshall, a UCSF professor since 1987, retired as the vice provost of academic affairs and director of the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement in 2013. She is distinguished professor emerita and recall professor of biomaterials and bioengineering in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences in the UCSF School of Dentistry. She is a former president of the International Association for Dental Research, American Association for Dental Research, and the Academy of Dental Materials.
Marshall is a fellow of the American Association for Dental Research and the Academy of Dental Materials. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a PhD degree in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University. Her research interests center on structure-property relationships in calcified tissues, including modifications due to disease or use. Various imaging and X-ray techniques are used in the analyses.
The Distinguished Scientist Award, presented every two years, recognizes and honors outstanding research of particular significance in any of the fields related to oral science.
Due to the cancellation of the 2020 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session, the award was given locally.
About the American Association for Dental Research
The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) is a nonprofit organization with nearly 3,400 individual members whose mission is to drive dental, oral and craniofacial research to advance health and well-being. AADR is the largest Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). To learn more, visit www.iadr.org/aadr.