The awards were established in memory of the late Anthony Westwater Jong, in recognition of his commitment to population oral health, his strong and highly acclaimed mentoring of students, and his emphasis on the importance of state, local and community-based public health action.
Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Population Oral Health Pre-Professional Award will recognize outstanding population oral health research or service projects. Two Pre-Professional Awards will be granted each year.
Award (valued at $1200)
Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Population Oral Health Post-Professional Award will recognize outstanding population oral health research or service projects. Two Post-Professional Awards will be granted each year.
A health professional such as dentist, physician, dental hygienist, dental therapist, nurse, nurse practitioner, social worker, or other professional with an interest in oral health who is currently enrolled in or has graduated within the preceding 12 months from: (1) a CEPH-accredited School of Public Health or Graduate Public Health Program; (2) an CODA-accredited Dental Public Health Program; or (3) a graduate-level/university-based program with a significant course of study in public health.
Award (Valued at $1200)
To be eligible for the travel assistance, students will need to verify that they live 60 miles from the venue. Students will verify that they are not being reimbursed or have access for travel reimbursement through a different organization (employment or educational affiliation). Students will need to complete a W-9 to receive reimbursement for travel expenses. No cash award will be offered in leu of the outlined benefits.
Please submit your application by March 20th, 2020
THIS IS A TWO-PART APPLICATION
PART 1: Submit an Abstract: (750 words) https://apha.confex.com/apha/2020/ohaward.htm
PART 2: Submit Supporting Documents https://forms.gle/9MWTM11tcHiJpqr89
Part 2: Documents to be submitted: Via the Google link (Incomplete submissions will not be considered)
Cover letter including a short bio and a personal statement of interest in oral health.
For Questions Contact: Tamanna Tiwari, Chair, Jong Awards Tamanna.firstname.lastname@example.org
Chelsea Fosse, DMD MPH
Section of Population Oral Health
533 Monroe St Apt 1B
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Lyubov Slashcheva, DDS, MS, FABSCD
Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry
University of Iowa College of Dentistry
1005 Wylde Green Rd
Iowa City, IA 52246
Josefine Wolfe, PhD, RDH, CHES
Texas Health Institute
9111 Jollyville Road , Suite 280
Austin, TX 78759