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  • Lifetime Achievement Award in Orthodontic Research


    Description:
     
    The AAO Lifetime Achievement Award in Orthodontic Research recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the science related to the specialty of orthodontics over the course of the recipient’s lifetime.

    Previous winners of this award include:
    • Dr. William Proffit (2017)
    • Dr. Lysle E. Johnston (2018)
    • Dr. Peter Buschang (2019)
    • Dr. Anne Marie Kuijpers-Jagtman (2020)

    Dr. James A. McNamara will receive the next award at the Annual Session of the American Association to be held in 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts.

    Nominations for the 2022 Award are now open.  
      
    Any AAO member in good standing is eligible to submit a nomination for the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award in Orthodontic Research.  Each nominator is limited to one Lifetime Achievement Award in Orthodontic Research nomination per year.
     
    To make a nomination, please submit the information below.
     
    1.  A curriculum vitae or resume highlighting the nominee's contributions with regard to research.
    2.  A short summary of the lifetime achievements of the nominee in orthodontic research.
    3.  A letter of nomination and support signed by the nominating AAO member.

    Nominations will be closed March 31, 2021.

    AAO  Lifetime Achievement Award in Orthodontic Research

    Criteria:

    1.  Nominee has made significant contributions to the science related to the specialty of orthodontics through research.
    2.  Nominee has made significant contributions of original, outstanding, or innovative discoveries in orthodontic research across his or her lifetime.
    3.  Nominee has established a legacy of research and discovery that is inspiring to members of the academic community.
    4.  Nominee has produced information that is useful, or potentially useful, in advancing the clinical practice of orthodontics.
    5.  Nominee does not have to be an orthodontist.
    6.  AAO members may nominate individuals from the United States or any other country.

  • Select one of two options below.

    A.  Support someone who has already been nominated and the required materials have been received.​
  • The above individuals have already been nominated. If you would like to support any of these individuals please select the button next to the person you would like to support.

    B.  Offer a new nomination and supply the required materials.

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  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx.