The Anne D. Haffajee Fellowship was created in recognition of Dr. Haffajee’s many contributions to clinical research in Periodontology and Oral Biology and her prominence as a female leader and role model in the field. The immediate goal of this fellowship is to support women researchers at the early stages of their scientific careers.
The long term objective of this fellowship is to increase the representation of women at the higher ranks in science and academia in the field of Oral Biology.
Jul 26, 2021
Oct 04, 2021
- Women members of AADOCR
- hold a DDS/DMD and/or Ph.D., or equivalent advanced degree
- hold an appointment at the post-doctoral, instructor, assistant professor level or equivalent at an accredited dental school or academic research center in the United States
This fellowship is designed to support the academic and scientific development of female researchers towards an independent research career. Recipients will receive up to $10,000 that must be put towards their post-doctoral research, establishment of their laboratories, the completion of a research project or preparing research for publication or grant submission. The awards may be used for protected time from clinical teaching or administrative responsibilities to pursue such work. Funds awarded could also be used for additional laboratory assistance. As part of the terms of the fellowship, the award recipient must submit a report within 12 months of receipt of the award which describes the results of the progress achieved as a result of the fellowship.
This Fellowship is supported by generous donations from individuals and companies which created the endowment.
It is an incredible honor for me to be the 1st recipient. I used this Fellowship to provide opportunities for periodontic residents and to generate pilot data to transform my research.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, US; 2017 Recipient.
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