AMU faculty becomes first Indian to receive IADR Fellowship
Aligarh: Dr Saima Yunus Khan, Chairperson, Department of Paediatrics and Preventive Dentistry, Dr Z A Dental College (ZADC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) accomplished an exemplary feat as she became the first Indian to be conferred with the prestigious International Association of Dental Research (IADR) John Clarkson Fellowship to obtain training and experience in dental public health at the Children’s Hosiptal Research Institute of the University of Manitoba, Canada for a period of five months.
She will receive an amount of 15, 000 US Dollars and the Fellowship will be announced officially during the opening ceremonies of the IADR/ AADR/ CADR General Session and Exhibition in Washington DC, USA on March 18, 2020. The Fellowship is awarded to only one post doctoral investigator every two years.
Dr Saima had chosen to work at University of Manitoba from a choice of other centres of excellence in USA and Canada.
She will submit the report of her work to the IADR Division and the IADR Global Headquarters in the USA.
Earlier, Dr Saima was conferred with the International College of Dentists Fellowship (South East Asia region), Pierre Fauchard Academy Fellowship and Outstanding Scientist Award and she is an editorial member of E Cronicon Dental Science Journal, Acta Scientifica and Journal of Dentistry, Oral disorders and Therapy.