Updates from Student Chapters of the Foundation:
From Colorado State University:
Summary of club activities for last year:
The Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry Board and Grants Committee would like to extend its appreciation to all of the talented researchers that submitted proposals for the 2021 Grants cycle. Despite the many challenges of the past year, the Grants Committee saw a significant uptick in the number of research proposals received, and the Committee reviewed a record-setting number of proposals. The Foundation is pleased to have seen such strong growth in the awareness of its global mission to advance the science of veterinary dentistry and oral surgery.
The Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry (FVD) is seeking applicants for TWO $10,000 (Ten Thousand US dollars) research grants that have been funded by the FVD and Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD). These grants will be awarded at the 1st Annual Diplomate-Only Summer Meeting in Jackson Hole, WY, February 25-27, 2021. Research proposals on any topic relevant to veterinary dentistry and oral (and maxillofacial) surgery are welcome, using the following format and schedule:
Once again all 7 Australian Vet Schools enrolled volunteers in this program and for the first time a group of 46 participated from Massey University IN New Zealand
A total of 287 enrolled for the program which had 24/7 access from February until May.
Ultimately 90% of the participants completed the program.