Thesis Defense


Candidate must inform research director (RD) on date for defense 3 week prior to date. Ms. Holdren will put the defense time on the day to day schedule. The date/time should allow for all residents/faculty to be present.


Candidate must also provide two copies of Thesis, 2 weeks prior to defense to RD. One copy will be kept with Associate in the Orthodontic office and other will be given to Associate Dean for Research with an invitation to the Defense. RD will email dentfac on defense date and request for postings within the COD.


Typically 45 minutes should be allotted to public defense of thesis. The committee and candidate will continue the defense beyond the allotted 45 mins. Please seek you advisors guidance on the length of your public presentation.