Congratulations to Hamna Maheen!
Hamna Maheen, a Final Year dental student was recently awarded the Leo Heslin Memorial Medal.
This is a prestigious prize awarded by the Faculty of Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in recognition of the services of Dr Heslin to dentistry and in particular, the Faculty of the College. Students, nominated by their Dental School, submit an essay on a topic related to Periodontology, Oral Medicine or Oral Pathology and Microbiology.
Hamna’s essay entitled “Considering the Current Epidemic of HPV-related Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Can Prophylactic Vaccination Against HPV Assist in its Prevention?” Hamna will be awarded the medal at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Dental Faculty in the College in November.