Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Spring 2015 - (Page 8)

pcso business AAO Council on Scientific Affairs (COSA) Report By Dr. David Covell, PCSO Representative T he Council on Scientific Affairs (COSA) met via videoconference on January 7, 2015. The following topics were discussed: Dr. Covell Hellman, Sicher and Graber Awards: COSA reviewed 21 applications for the Hellman, Sicher, and Graber Awards. The winners will present their lectures during the AAO Annual Session. The 2015 AAO Research Awards winners are: Milo Hellman Research Award Dr. Rebecca Chen (Harvard School of Dental Medicine): Attenuation of Articular Cartilage Degeneration Progression by Inhibition of Tgf-b1 Signaling in a Mouse Model of Osteoarthritis Harry Sicher Research Award Dr. Cole A. Weaver (University of Iowa): Candidate Gene Analysis of Dental Malocclusions Thomas M. Graber Awards of Special Merit Dr. Brian Zebrick (Temple University): ACTN3 R577X Genotypes Associate with Class II and Deepbite Malocclusions Dr. Lina Sharab (University of Kentucky): Genetic and Treatment Related Risk Factors Associated with External Apical Root Resorption (EARR) Concurrent with Orthodontia Dr. Elizabeth Dela Cruz Ubaldo (University of Washington): Cephalometric Analysis and LongTerm Outcomes of Orthognatic Surgical Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Dr. Ross Jeffrey Pulver (Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry): Miniscrew Assisted Slow Expansion of Mature Sutures Applications for the 2016 Hellman, Sicher, and Graber awards will be available online (only) starting March 15, 2015. The deadline to submit applications will be October 1, 2015. 8 2015 AAO Annual Session Oral Research, E-Poster and Table Clinic Presentations COSA accepted 28 Oral Research applications, 532 E-Poster applications, and 38 Table Clinic applications to be presented at the 2015 AAO Annual Session. There will be no hard copies of Posterboards displayed at Annual Session. E-Poster will be available for viewing during the Annual Session and for two months afterwards on the AAO website. Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) Dr. Greg Huang gave an update regarding three PBRN studies that are under consideration for approval by the PBRN administrative board: an open bite study, a Class II study. and a root resorption study. Once a study is approved, AAO members will be able to volunteer to participate in the study. The first step to participate in a study will be for members to enroll into the National Network. During the AAO Annual Session there will be a PBRN booth in the AAO membership services area where AAO members can enroll in the National Network. Members are encouraged to stop by the booth to learn more about the research network and how to become involved! Evidence-Based Orthodontic Practice COSA continues to review published evidence-based orthodontic research. Appropriate article citations are being added to the evidence-based orthodontic research website on a regular basis. The evidence-based orthodontic research website is found in the members-only area of the AAO website under "Library & Research:" COSA approved a CBCT Resource Center. The resource center has article citations regarding the use of CBCT in orthodontics, and the articles can be requested from the AAO Library. Dr. Ahmad Abdelkarim, who has dual specialty training in Orthodontics and Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, is a consultant to COSA for the resource center. The CBCT Resource Center is on the AAO website under "Library & Research." Future COSA Meetings COSA's next meeting will be on Friday, May 15, 2015, prior to the start of the AAO Annual Session. During the Annual Session, COSA members will be involved with judging the Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award presentations, judging the Table Clinics, awarding the Joseph E. Johnson Table Clinic Award, and moderating the Oral Research presentations. COSA meets every January by videoconference. The next videoconference meeting is scheduled for January 6, 2016. S PCSO BULLETIN * SPRING 2015

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Spring 2015

The Whole is Greater Than Its Parts
The Land of Opportunity
Donated Orthodontic Services Program — AAO-DOS
Trustee Report
AAO Council on Scientific Affairs (COSA) Report
Component Reports
AAOF Report
AAO Leaders Complete Terms in San Francisco: The End of an Era for PCSO
Preparing for the Unexpected: Your Emotional SOS Plan Part I
Resident Spotlight: Dr. Mona Afrand, Orthodontic Resident, University of Alberta Department of Orthodontics; Younger Member Spotlight: Dr. Mostafa Altalibi, Calgary, Canada
PCSO At A Glance
The AEODO Research Data Portal: Restructuring Workflow
The Aveolar Bone Housing — The Orthodontist’s World
Case Report Pre-Treatment
Smile and Appliance Esthetics — New Understandings
How to Remember Names and Places: A Dale Carnegie Program
The Latest Trends in Orthodontic Treatment: Part I
Training and Giving Feedback to The Clinical Staff to Ensure a Well-Tuned Team
Treatment Possibilities with Invisalign®
Class III Treatment: Timing and Protocol
Orthodontics: The Key to Successful Interdisciplinary Treatment
CBCT: Assessment of Anatomical Boundary Conditions Important to Orthodontists
Case Report Post-Treatment
Sectional Mechanics for Class II Correction
Dr. Donald Poulton

Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists Bulletin Spring 2015