The Johnson & Johnson Award for Best Virtual Presentation supported by EuroPerio 7- Vienna
The competition was open to Institutions represented by their researchers who were unable to attend the meeting in person. The award also gave the winning Institution an opportunity to secure financial support towards travel costs for their researchers to present their research in person at EuroPerio 8, London, June 3-6, 2015.
All submitted abstracts were independently assessed by three judges chosen by the EFP – Professor Dr. Dr. Soren Jepsen, Director and Chairman of the Department of Periodontology, Operative and Preventive Dentistry, University of Bonn, Germany, Professor Dr. Moshe Goldstein, Faculty of Dental Medicine Hebrew University, Hadassah Dental School, Israel and Professor Dr. Phoebus Madianos, Professor of Periodontology, Department of Periodontology, Athens, Greece.
The three EFP judges selected the eight finalists and then went on to listen, discuss and deliberate on their presentations which were made over two days via live link. After deliberation and agreement by the EFP judges all eight participants were brought together on screen in real time and the winner of the award was announced to them live.
The winning Institution was the FACULTY OF DENTAL SCIENCES, SRI RAMACHANDRA UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF PERIODONTOLOGY, CHENNAI, INDIA, represented by Prof .Dr .Dr. Ranga Rao Suresh, for his virtual presentation “An interventional study on the efficacy of non-surgical mechanical periodontal therapy on Advanced Oxidation Protein Products (AOPPs)and glycemic levels in uncontrolled type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with chronic periodontitis.”
Professor Moshe Goldstein offering congratulations to Professor Suresh said; “As EFP President and Chairman of the panel of the Johnson & Johnson virtual award session, I am very pleased to congratulate you for an outstanding presentation. We were all very impressed by your innovative and complex research idea, quality of the work carried out and of course your presentation skills. We invite you to work hard on the project and present the outcomes in London in 2015 at EuroPerio 8.”
The Johnson and Johnson Best Virtual Presentation: Dr. Ranga Rao Suresh, SRI Ramachandra University, Chennai, India, presenting on behalf of Faculty of Dental Sciences, SRI Ramachandra University, Department of Periodontology, Chennai, India, winners of the Johnson and Johnson Best Virtual Presentation Award June 9th 2012
Professor Fridus van der Weijden, Professor of Periodontogy, ACTA (Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam) University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Implant Specialist, the Dutch Society of Oral Implantology, making his presentation – "Mouthrinses- The evidence." at the Johnson & Johnson Virtual Award, EuroPerio 7, June 2012
The Johnson & Johnson Best Virtual Presentation Award judges, left to right, Professor Dr. Phoebus Madianos, Professor of Periodontology, Department of Periodontology, Athens, Greece. Professor Dr. Dr. Soren Jepsen, Director and Chairman of the Department of Periodontology, Operative and Preventive Dentistry, University of Bonn, Germany and Professor Dr. Moshe Goldstein, Faculty of Dental Medicine Hebrew University, Hadassah Dental School, Israel, discussing the winning presentation with Dr Maria Mantzourani, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Services EAME, Ltd.