ADHA Policy on Requests for Research Support

ADHA Members and non-members may request support from ADHA asking the association to post information about research studies to members. These inquiries/request swill be considered based on the following criteria:

  1. The study has relevance to the discipline of dental hygiene.
  2. IRB approval has been obtained and letter must be provided.
  3. Researchers are graduate students and/or dental hygiene educators

Parameters of ADHA assistance include:

  • ADHA will not share membership contact information; everything will be communicated directly from ADHA’s platforms.
  • Request is limited to no more than two posts or communications
  • Study details and content to be posted must be sent to [email protected] a minimum of four weeks prior to the requested distribution date.
  • Communications will not be sent to a specific target population. If target population is necessary, it must be included in the announcement.
  • Communications will NOT be posted on social media sites.

Preference will be given to:

  1. Members of the ADHA
  2. Those who indicate they will be submitting their manuscript to the Journal of Dental Hygiene

Requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Support may be limited to one study per month depending upon the project and staff support needed per project.

Questions may be directed to ADHA Education & Research at [email protected].


Policy reviewed March 21, 2023.