FEO News

2013 FEO General Assembly Meeting

November 8th, 2013

Rome, Italy


European Federation of Orthodontics (FEO) to present annual awards in November

The European Federation of Orthodontics (FEO) will present the 2012 FEO Award and the 2012 FEO Best Clinical Paper Award during the 44th International Congress of the Societá Italiana di Ortodonzia (SIDO) in November 2013 in Rome, Italy. The FEO created these awards to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions in scientific research and clinical investigations that have advanced the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.

The FEO will recognize the following article with the 2012 FEO Award: “Comparing characteristics in lateral cephalograms of the dentoalveolar and skeletal complexes, the pharynx, the soft palate and the hyoid bone of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome with or without metabolic syndrome,” by Sofia K. Mavroudi, Eufimia Daskalopoulou Vlachogianni and Athanasios E. Athanasiou. This article was published in the Hellenic Orthodontic Review in 2012.

The FEO will recognize the following article with the 2012 FEO Best Clinical Paper Award: “Is early Class III protraction facemask treatment effective? A multicentre randomized, controlled trial: 3-year follow-up,” by Nicky Anne Mandall, Richard Cousley, Andrew DiBiase, Fiona Dyer, Simon Littlewood, Rye Mattick, Spencer Nute, Barbara Doherty, Nadia Stivaros, Ross McDowall, Inderjit Shargill, Amreen Ahmad, Tanya Walsh and Helen Worthington. This article was published in the Journal of Orthodontics in 2012.

The corresponding authors of the two winning articles, Dr. Athanasios Athanasiou and Dr. Nicky Mandall, will present their papers and receive their prizes on Nov. 8. The FEO will also hold its Annual General Assembly Meeting on Nov. 8.