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 ResearchThe Hard Charger Award!     September 17, 2014  

 

 

The Hard Charger* Award!

We are in the hunt for our first “Hard Charger” awardee, and encourage you to nominate someone (or a group) for recognition on this page of the Research section of the School of Dental Medicine website.

The definition of a Hard Charger is given below and, while parts of the definition reflect a sense of humor about ourselves, we are sincere in our motivation to bring more public recognition of significant contributions to SDM's research mission by individuals and/or groups in the School of Dental Medicine or UB that may go unnoticed by university, regional, national, or international awards. It is our version of thinking globally, acting locally.

* “Hard Charger”… an individual or group of individuals that has outstanding productivity and team spirit in the pursuit of research excellence through their scientific, clinical, and/or administrative contributions.  Hard Chargers are known for their adaptability to different habitats, and often can be recognized by their animated pattern of speech and smiles when discussing their work.   They are sometimes mistaken for the Energizer Bunny(R), but closer inspection reveals that Hard Chargers do not have pink fur, have smaller ears, and usually do not beat a bass drum.

To nominate someone (or a group) for the Hard Charger Award, contact

           Anne E. Meyer, Ph.D.
           Associate Dean for Research

            aemeyer@buffalo.edu

   with the following information [not to exceed one page, total]:

  • NOMINEE'S name/s
  • NOMINATOR'S name, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Proposed citation for the award [50 words or less]
  • Evidence of outstanding productivity and team spirit in pursuit of research excellence [i.e. additional supporting details]

There is no deadline for nominations. A new Hard Charger will be selected and recognized no less frequently than semi-annually, no more frequently than quarterly.

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Established in 1892, the School of Dental Medicine continues to educate general practitioners, specialists and biomedical scientists in the art and science of oral health through our comprehensive accredited programs.

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As a proud member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), the University at Buffalo is committed to discovery, both basic and applied research, development and scholarship particularly related to oral health and disease.

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The tradition of practicing dentists taking time to teach is as old as dentistry itself; the central role of practitioners as faculty is as old as the earliest organized dental schools.

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