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Elective Course Credit
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Eligibility: Dental students--all classes

Course Director: Dr. Ricardo Padilla (

Credit Hours: One credit hour will be awarded by the Office of Administrative Affairs after the course requirements have been completed. Note: Dental students must complete between 5 and 9 Elective Course Credit hours before graduation. The exact number of Elective credits depends on the number of Continuing Education credits.

Course Requirements: You must attend the full day’s events at Dental Research in Review Day (DRRD) on February 20, 2008, as detailed below.  Attendance will be documented by members of the Student Research Group (see list of student monitors) who will initial this form as you participate in each event.  Following DRRD turn in the completed form to Ms. Andrea Hall in Room 128 of the Dental Office Bldg.  Also, you must either write a 3 page paper (double-spaced, font 12) describing a research topic presented at DRRD and its application to dentistry OR give an oral or poster presentation during DRRD.  Note that Student Research Group members who help out with the day’s events (e.g., moderate an oral session) are also exempt from the paper requirement.  E-mail your paper (Microsoft Word document) to Dr. Padilla at, by Friday, March 7, 2008.  You will be notified by e-mail of your grade.  The course is open to all pre-doctoral dental students. No registration is required for the course.

Thanks for your interest in this elective course!

Your name (please print): ___________________________________________

Your student number
: ___________

Class year:
__2008   __2009   __2010   ___2011

DRRD: February 20, 2008

Attendance for each of the day’s activities is required. A Student Research Group member will initial the following events as you attend them.

[   ]  Poster presentations: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
[   ]  Morning Oral Presentations: 10:15 am- 11:45 am
[   ]  Keynote Presentation: 1:15pm - 2:15 pm
[   ]  Afternoon Oral Presentations: 2:30 - 4:15 pm
[   ]  Lunch & Learn 12:00pm-1:00pm


[   ]  Check this box if you gave a poster or oral talk during DRRD, or are a Student Research Group member who is helping out with the day’s events.  If you fit one of these categories, you are exempt from writing the paper.
[   ]  Check this box if your paper is attached.