Research contributions of the AAFP
The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics supports research and scholarly works in fixed prosthodontics through several programs.
Stanley D. Tylman Research Program
The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics supports postdoctoral student research in fixed prosthodontics through the Stanley D. Tylman Research Program. Research areas significant to the clinical practice of fixed prosthodontics are supported. Tylman Awards are subsequently given for outstanding research supported by a Tylman Grant.
Amount of Grants and Use of Funds
Responsibilities for Research Completion and Reporting
Upon completion of the research, the student must provide to the Chairman of the Tylman Research Committee:
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.
Application Forms and Instructions
Downloadable PDF documents are available on the Tylman Downloads Page.
Tylman Research Awards
The Tylman Committee will select up to three outstanding research reports from the manuscripts received each year to receive Tylman Research Awards. The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics will present cash awards to the student authors of these manuscripts. All 3 recipients of the awards are offered funding for travel and lodging for 2 nights at the meeting hotel to present the results of their studies as poster presentations. Tylman Awardees are required to be physically present at the next AAFP meeting to receive their awards and present their research at the Poster Session.
For Further Information contact:
Hai Zhang, DMD, PhD, FACP.
Chairman, Tylman Research Committee
1959 NE Pacific St, Box 357456
Department of Restorative Dentistry
University of Washington, School of Dentistry
Seattle, WA, 98195
Tel: (206)543 5948
Fax: (206)543 7783