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College of Dental Medicine Scholars Day

13th annual James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine Scholars Day is Friday, February 17, 2023

The 13th annual James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine Scholars Day is on Friday, February 17, 2023. This in-person event showcases research from the college's pre-doctoral dental students, graduate students, and post-doctoral residents.

Keynote Speaker 

Dr. Tim WrightJ. Timothy Wright, D.D.S., MS
Editor in Chief, The Journal of the American Dental Association
James Bawden Distinguished Professor, Pediatric and Public Health, UNC Adams School of Dentistry

Dr. Tim Wright received his D.D.S. degree from West Virginia University and completed his Pediatric Dentistry training and Master of Science Degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He currently is the Distinguished Bawden Professor in the Division of Pediatric and Public Health at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and has served as Pediatric Dentistry Department Chair and Department of Endodontics Department Interim Chair. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science and is a Past President of the AADR. He has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific manuscripts, edited two texts and authored 24 text chapters. He has Chaired the Counsel on Scientific Affairs for the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is the Current AAPD Chair for the Evidence Based Dentistry Committee. Dr. Wright serves as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Dental Association.