Invitation for submissions for the 2021 O’Mullane Prize
This Prize Competition is open to any person or group associated with the provision or organisation of dental care for children in Ireland.
Topics for presentation may include technique description, audit, case report, literature review, research, or service organisation.
The winning presentation will receive a cash award and a medal subsequent to the online Annual Scientific Meeting.
Finalists for the prize category will be selected by the ISDC judging panel, based on submission of an abstract by Friday 26th March 2021, and will be invited to submit a recorded presentation to be shown at the online Annual Scientific Meeting on Thursday 13th May 2021. Those not selected for the prize category will have the option to submit a poster which will be displayed during the online event, provided the submission is of sufficient quality. The decision of the judging panel in all matters will be final.
- For detailed instructions, application form, abstract style sheet and other
enquiries please contact:: [email protected]
The O’Mullane Prize
This award seeks to honour the efforts of those pursuing excellence in all aspects of dentistry for children. One award will be presented annually to clinicians, researchers or academicians involved in the provision of dental care for children in Ireland.
The finalists will be selected by the ISDC Scientific Committee based on the abstract and will be asked to present at the Annual Session. A judging panel will then select the winner based on the abstract and presentation.
The award will be given to the individual judged to have presented on any topic related to the provision of dental care to children in Ireland. This may be a technique, audit, case report, literature review, research or service organisation and is open to anyone with an interest in Children’s dentistry.
The winner will be announced at the Annual Scientific session and receive a medal with cash award, complimentary Annual Session meeting registration.
Individuals submitting for the Award must be:
- Any person associated with the provision or organisation of dental care for children in Ireland
- Must be registered to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting
- First author on the abstract
- Attend and present at the Annual session
- A current member of the ISDC
Congratulations to the 2019 O’Mullane Prize Winner Aoibheann Wall!
Congratulations to this years O’ Mullane prize winners Usman Hussain, Adeen Solaiman and Jia-Liang Eow. Their presentation was entitled: ‘Silver Tooth’: Are Stainless Steel Crowns still recommended in Children?
The ISDC would like to complement and commend all of this years O’Mullane Competition participants. All of the presentations were very informative and well delivered.
2018 O’Mullane Prize Abstracts
- ‘Silver Tooth’: Are Stainless Steel Crowns still recommended in Children?
- Parents believe that children deserve an aesthetic smile before starting school.
- Casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate (CPP-ACP): Where are we
- Multidisciplinary management of repeated orofacial trauma; a clinical case report.
- Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Is it relevant to paediatric dentistry?
Congratulations to this years O’Mullane Prize winner Dr Evelyn Crowley . Her presentation was entitled “Lift the lip”.
Congratulations to this years O’Mullane Prize winner Dr Patrice James. Her presentation was entitled ‘A Sad tale – Frequency Distribution of Dental Caries in 11-13 Year Olds’.
The 2014 O’Mullane Prize was won by Dr. Evelyn Crowley with “Barriers to the implementation of oral health screening during developmental checkups”. Link to abstract.
The 2011 finalists were:
- Dr Christine Smith – Revascularisation- a biological approach to dentine- pulp regeneration
- Catherine Waldron – Smoking prevention and cessation for children/teenagers by hygienists
- Kathleen Lynch – A review on the safe use of articaine as a local anaesthetic for children less than than 12 years of age
- Angel Connolly – How do I keep my child’s teeth healthy?
- Margaret OMalley – Mouthguards and Irish national School children
- James Flahavan – Evidence-based medicine- a gift horse or a Trojan horse
- Eimear Murphy – Audit of electronic data entry in the children’s public dental service
The standard was excellent and the 2011 overall winner was Dr Margaret O’Malley who was presented with a medal & cash award by Professor O’Mullane.
The 2010 finalists were:
- Pre-Eruptive Intracoronal Radiolucencies- A Brief Review: Dr. Kate P Counihan.
- Diagnosis Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease In A Community Setting: Dr. Catherine Donnelly.
- Tooth Wear And Correlates From Irish Data (Wear And Care): Dr. Mairead Harding
- Idiopathic Gingival Hyperplasia In Children – A Case Report: Dr. Joanne McGarrity
- Trends In Extractions Under General Anaesthetic For Children At St James’s Hospital: Dr. Carmel Parnell.
The standard was excellent and the 2010 overall winner was Dr Kate Counihan who was presented with a medal & cash award by Professor O’Mullane.
This competition will be held each year at the ISDC annual scientific meeting.