National Dental PBRN Regional Director Receives HealthPartners 2012 Excellence in Research Award

D. Brad Rindal, DDS, Research Investigator, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, and Dentist and Chief of Professional Services, HealthPartners will receive the HealthPartners 2012 Excellence in Research Award. He will be honored at the HealthPartners MD/DDS Excellence Awards Ceremony on Thursday, November 8, 2012.

The Excellence in Research Award is one of several to be given during the event. The other awards include Clinical Excellence in Dental Care, Excellence in Education, Clinical Excellence in Primary Care, and Clinical Excellence in Specialty Care. New HealthPartners physicians and dentists will also be welcomed and acknowledged during this event.
Dr. Rindal has set the standard for innovation and leadership in dental care and is a model of networking, mentoring and developing substantive, mutually beneficial relationships. He is Midwest regional director of the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research-funded National Dental Practice-Based Research Network and is chair of its Publications and Presentations Committee.
Dr. Rindal’s activities and partnerships have been highly effective in the Minnesota region and have served as a model for other regions and research networks. His work has garnered state, regional, national and international recognition.
Congratulations on this latest accomplishment, Dr. Rindal, and thanks for your consistently fine work for the past 30 years.