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Francesca Bonino received the 2019 AADR William B. Clark Fellowship

International & American Associations for Dental Research

Francesca Bonino, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA as the 2019 recipient of AADR William B. Clark Fellowship. Bonino was recognized at the Opening Ceremonies of the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the AADR and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR). The IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition is held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West Building in Vancouver, BC, Canada from June 19-22, 2019.

Bonino is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She received a D.M.D. from Boston University, Massachusetts, USA and a postgraduate certificate in Periodontology and a Master of Science degree from Tufts University.

Bonino teaches periodontology in the undergraduate clinic and remains deeply involved in research. Her research interests include the impact of peri-implant soft tissue properties on patient-reported, clinically assessed outcomes of dental implants, the biological complications of dental implants and digital dentistry.

The AADR William B. Clark Fellowship was established in memory of William B. Clark and is supported by P&G Professional Oral Health, Crest + Oral-B. The award recognizes investigators carrying out clinical research in periodontology.


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