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Research Program

Responsibilities for Research Completion and Reporting

The Academy requires thorough execution and reporting of research for which it provides support.  Instances of non-compliance with grant guidelines and obligations by a program will jeopardize the eligibility of the program to receive a Tylman Grant or Award in the future.

Tylman Grant Policies:

  1. The program director is required to commit adequate supervisory expertise, staff support, facilities and equipment, time, and other support necessary to ensure successful completion of the proposed

  2. The student and the program director share the responsibility for the execution of each research If the proposed research is not completed, the institution must reimburse grant funds to the Academy.

  3. The student must provide the Chairman of the Tylman Research Committee with periodic reports of research progress, at intervals specified by the Tylman Committee (see “Timetable” below) using a form provided by the The reports will include expenditures made as of the date of the report, a summary of what has been completed in the research protocol, and a schedule for completion of the research and manuscript.

  4. Upon completion of the research, the student must provide the Chairman of the Tylman Research Committee with: a. A manuscript that is appropriate for submission to The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. The researcher should also submit his/her manuscript to The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry for review and potential publication b. A statement of actual expenditures from the grant using a form provided by the Tylman Comm

  5. For first year students, final research reports are due on June 30 in the second calendar year following the awarding of funds (approximately 25 months). For second-year students, final research reports are due on June 30 in the first calendar year following the awarding of funds (approximately 13 months).

  6. To be eligible to receive a Tylman Award, grant recipients are expected to submit their research reports for peer-review to The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry by September 1 immediately following the Tylman Committee report due If the JPD Editor does not receive the report in manuscript form by September 1, the candidate will be disqualified from receiving a Tylman Award.

  7. The winner of the Tylman Research Award for the most outstanding manuscript (see “Tylman Research Awards” below) is expected to present a research report to the Academy membership at its next Annual Session as a guest of the Academy.

  8. Publications or presentations resulting from research supported by a Tylman Grant must include a footnote acknowledging the financial support of a Tylman Research Grant from the American Academy of Fixed Pr The student researcher must be the principal author of all such publications or presentations.
For a full description of policies, view or download the Grant Application Packet.

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