Information and applications for the 2018 Milo Hellman Research Award, 2018 Harry Sicher Research Award and the 2018 Thomas M. Graber Awards of Special Merit may be found at

Apply for 2018 Hellman, Sicher and Graber Awards

The Milo Hellman Research Award is open to any United States-based AAO member, Canadian-based AAO member or any person affiliated with an ADA or CDA accredited orthodontic program serving as a teacher, researcher or graduate student/resident. The research submitted for the award must have been published during the approximate period from November 2016 to October 2017. Researchers publishing eligible articles in non-orthodontic journals are invited to submit those articles. Also, unpublished manuscripts submitted to the Council on Scientific Affairs (COSA) will also be considered for this award.

The Harry Sicher Research Award and the Thomas M. Graber Awards of Special Merit are open to any graduate student/resident affiliated with an ADA- or CDA-accredited orthodontic program. These awards are for research performed during graduate orthodontic education at the certificate, masters or PhD levels.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2017 at 6:00pm EDT.

Apply for 2018 Oral Research, Table Clinic, E-Poster Programs
2018 Oral Research, Table Clinic, E-Poster Program information and applications are also available at

Members interested in presenting research during the 2018 AAO Annual Session must submit applications online. When completing the form, you must include your abstract. E-mail questions to

Application Deadline:  October 15, 2017 at 6:00pm EDT.
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The Oral Research, Table Clinic and EPoster Application

The application for the 2018 Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award program will be available after December 1, 2017. Watch the eBulletin for an announcement that the application is live at