For the first time at a CDA conference, competitions were held for the best student poster, and the best student oral presentation.  Several of our students entered the competition against others from UHS and IU.  We were successful in both sections as follows:

POSTER COMPETITION

  • -Seun Teppy. Management of mouth breathing associated change in body posture: Case report – FIRST PLACE
  • -Khorn Sunhour (Chray Meng Kheng, Phun Sitha, Da Srey Kouch)  Improving learning outcome in a university dental clinic “during quite time” –THIRD PLACE

ORAL COMPETITION

  • Chray Meng Kheng (Khorn Sunhour, Phun Sitha, Da Srey Kouch) Use of Silver diamine fluoride for arresting caries in a slum school –  FIRST PLACE
  • Srean Bunsrong (Lao Ryna, Nam Vireak) – Evaluation of a communication course at a university in Cambodia – SECOND PLACE

Judges included Dr Chher Tepirou (MOH), Dr Hak Sithan (MOH), Dr Tieng Chhnoeum (former President CDA), and Prof Hong Someth (VP of Dental Council).

Cash awards were made to the lucky winners!  Congratulations to all the UP students who took part.  We hope next year we will have many more entries and many more winners