Researcher invited to serve on NIDCR Board of Scientific Counselors
July 6, 2020
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), has issued an invitation to Ken Hargreaves, DDS, PhD, professor and chair of the department of endodontics, for membership to The Board of Scientific Counselors.
The NIDCR is a branch of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) agency with aims to improve oral, dental, and craniofacial health through educating the public and by conducting research.
Members of this NIDCR Board will review and evaluate the agency’s Intramural Research Program and the work of its tenured, tenure track and staff scientists and physicians. Researchers part of the program advise the Institute in carrying out its programs with respect to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of dental diseases and conditions.
The NIDCR desires to secure an objective and unbiased evaluation of its programs and the work of its researchers by inviting expert scientists from outside of the agency to join The Board of Scientific Counselors.
During his five-year membership, Dr. Hargreaves will join the Board to advise the NIH director, the NIH deputy director for intramural research, the NIDCR director, and the NIDCR scientific director.