WVU student scores in national research competition

Kayla Hudimac studies oral cancer screenings

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Kayla Hudimac, center, of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry Class of 2016, was presented with a second place award at the national 2015 ADA/DENTSPLY Student Dental Research competition in Washington, DC.

Kayla Hudimac, center, of the WVU School of Dentistry Class of 2016, was presented with a second place award at the national 2015 ADA/DENTSPLY Student Dental Research competition Nov. 7 in Washington, DC.  Her presentation was entitled, "Oral Cancer Screenings in an Underserved Community: A Report of Knowledge."  Kayla 's advisor on the project was Dr. Ashley Neuman Clark.  Also in the photograph are classmates who also worked on the project: Mark Gray, Amanda Torsney, and Holly Sisler, and their course director, Dr. R. Constance Wiener.

The screening project was supported by a grant from Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation that creates opportunities for WVU students in dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health to work in interprofessional teams to implement community-based healthcare projects.