Tuesday April 10, 2018

Time Session Speaker(s)
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABOM Board Exam, Part A  
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting, Closed Meeting  
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Academic/Affiliate Fellowship Committee Business Meeting, Closed Meeting  

Wednesday April 11, 2018

Time Session Speaker(s)
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration  
8:00 am - 12:00 pm AAOM Fellowship Exam  
8:00 am - 12:00 pm ABOM Board Review Course  
8:00 am - 5:00 pm ABOM Board Exam, Part B (#1-5)  
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Board of Trustees Meeting, Closed Meeting  
6:30 pm - 6:45 pm Welcome to the Conference  
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Session -  Sol Silverman Memorial Lecture: Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-term Health: Will My Food Kill Me? Colin Campbell, PhD Keynote
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm Welcome Reception  

Thursday April 12, 2018

Time Session Speaker(s)
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration  
7:00 am - 8:00 am Past President's Breakfast  
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast  
8:00 am - 9:30 am Plenary I Session: 

Strength in Numbers: Discovery Requires a Team

Moderator:
Raja Lalla, DDS, PhD

Collaborative Investigations in Oral Medicine Raja Lalla, DDS, PhD
  Advances in Biological Agents in the Treatment of Connective Tissue Disease and Their Influence on the Practice of Oral Medicine John Reveille, MD
Epigenetics and Chronic Pain Paul Durham, PhD
9:30 am - 10:00 am Break  
10:00 am - 11:00 am Jonathan Ship Lecture: 

Oral Mucositis (OM) and Osteonecrosis of the  Jaw (ONJ): Diagnostic Challenges and Patient Management

Speaker: 
Cesar Migliorati DDS, MS, PhD

University of Florida 

Moderator: 
Doug Peterson

11:00 am - 11:45 am Lester Burket Award Moderators: Bhavik Desai, PhD       
11:45 am - 12:00 pm  WWOM VII Announcement  
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ABOM Diplomates Luncheon  
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch on Own  
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm AAOM Program Directors Committee Meeting, Closed Meeting  
1:00 pm - 2:40 pm Oral Abstracts Session I  Bhavik Desai, PhD
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm Break  
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Oral Medicine Practice Session I:

Clinical Practice Challenges

Moderator:
Chelsai Sim
Medical Error Disclosure: Ethical Obligation or Representational Hazard Ruth Berggren, MD

The Future of Health Care Policy and Reimbursement David Rich, EVP 

Greater New York Hospital Association 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Academic Fellow Business Meeting, Closed Meeting  
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Meet the President  
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Poster Session and Reception  
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm University of Pennsylvania Reception  

Friday April 13, 2018

Time Session Speaker(s)
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration  
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast  
7:30 am - 8:00 am General Assembly Meeting  
8:00 am - 9:30 am Clinical Cases Expert Panel

(Tumor Board Model)

Speakers from the University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio will discuss the cases and offer expertise in diagnosis and management.

Moderator:

Frank Miller, MD
University of TX Health Science Center at San Antonio

Speakers:

Frank Miller, MD

Michaell Huber, DDS

Ying Li, MD

Anand Karnad, MD

H. Stan McGuff, DDS

Bundhit Tantiwongkosi, MD
9:00 am - 10:00 am Auxiliary Business and Breakfast Meeting  
9:30 am - 10:00 am Break  
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Samuel Charles Miller Lecture:
The Mouth as an Immunological Treasure Trove: Diseases, Treatments, and Outcomes

Speaker:

Stephen Challacombe, PhD, FRCPath, FDSRCS, FMedSci, DSc (h.c.), FKC

11:00 am - 12:00 pm OTOD Session: Resident Sessions  
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm OOOO Lunch  
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch On Own  
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Plenary II Session: 

New Therapeutics: From an Idea to an Approved Therapy

Moderator: 

Bhavik Desai, PhD

Academic, Foundation, and Industry Collaboration in Developing New Therapies Nestor Molfin, MD
Pulmotect
  Industry-Supported, Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials Dharmesh Patel, MD 
Novartis
Navigating the FDA Approval Process Fred Hyman
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Break  
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Oral Abstract II Moderator: Bhavik Desai, PhD
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Oral Medicine Residents and New Graduates meeting: Grow, Support, and Connect  
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm Presidential Reception   
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Presidential Awards Banquet  

Saturday April 14, 2018

Time Session Speaker(s)
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast  
7:30 am - 2:00 pm Registration  
8:00 am - 9:30 am Plenary III Session: 

Weird Science: How to Make Sense of it All

This insightful and provocative session will examine the challenges, shortcomings, and pitfalls encountered in the conduct, interpretation, and application of biomedical research. 

Moderator:

Michael Glick, DMD 

A Skeptics Guide to the Literature Michael Glick, DMD
Sloppy Science, Worthless Cures, and Wasted Resources Richard Harris
Journalist 
9:30 am - 10:00 am Break  
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Meet the Expert Session

The Meet the Expert session is designed to allow an open discussion with experts in areas within the field of Oral Medicine. This is a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field so please come prepared with questions! Conference attendees will pre-register for two 45-minute sessions, with final session assignments provided upon checking in on site at the conference. As space for each Expert session is limited, please only attend the sessions for which you are assigned. This is a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field so please come prepared with questions! 

 
  MRONJ  Cesar MiglioratiDDS, MS, PhD
  How to Get Your Paper Published  Lauren Patton, DDS University of NC Chapel Hill
  Oral Medicine in Private Practice 

Tanya Rouleau, DMD

Joel Laudenbach, DMD

  Evidence-Based Practice  Michael Glick, DMD
  Credentialing and Coding in oral Medicine  Scott De Rossi, DMD, MBA

University of NC Chapel Hill

  Outcome Assessment Measures in Oral Medicine  Stephen Challacombe, PhD, FRCPath, FDSRCS, FMedSci, DSc (h.c.), FKC
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AAOM Executive Committee Luncheon, Closed Meeting  
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch on Own  
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Oral Med. Practice Session II: Controversies in Oral Medicine Moderator:

Milda Chmieliauskaite, DMD, MPH
CWRU School of Dental Medicine

Oral Cancer: To Screen or Not to Screen? That is the Question Ross Kerr, DDS
Joel Epstein, DMD
Epithelial Dysplasia: To Treat or Not to Treat?

Mark Lingen, DDS, PhD
Tom Sollecito, DMD

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Closing Reception  

 

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