Washington-based orthodontist Greg Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH, is one of the recipients of the 2015 Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) Faculty and Practice Awards, presented by the American Dental Association (ADA) and American Association for Dental Research (AADR). The award was presented November 4, 2015, at a joint reception of the ADA’s EBD Champions Conference and the AADR Fall Focused Symposium in Washington, DC.

Huang, professor and chair of the department of orthodontics in the School of Dentistry at the University of Washington, received the Accomplished Faculty Award. The award, which was established 2 years ago, recognizes significant contributions to implementing and advancing evidence-based dentistry.

Huang received his DMD from the University of Florida and his MSD in orthodontics from the University of Washington. He has published 70 plus journal articles and is coauthor of the first textbook on evidence-based orthodontics. He was an associate editor of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and currently serves on the editorial boards of Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research and Seminars in Orthodontics.

Currently, Huang is principal investigator of a National Dental Practice-Based Research Network study. The network is a consortium of dentists conducting research in their private practices.

Huang has lectured around the world on evidence-based orthodontics and he is a recipient of the 2014 Award of Merit from the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.