Invited Speakers & Moderators


Monday Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation    
           
Moderator          
         
Robert M. Taft, DDS
CAPT, DC, USN
Deputy Director, Navy Dental Corps
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Falls Church, VA USA
   
           
           
Invited Speakers        

Jaw in a Day

Preoperative Virtual Planning for Maxillary Free Flap Reconstruction to Optimize Functional Implant Supported Prosthetic Rehabilitation

Virtual Planning and Digital Rapid Proto-typing of Surgical and Prosthetic Aids and Parts in the Reconstruction of Complex Mandibular and Maxillary Defects

David L. Hirsch, DDS, MD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
New York University
Clinical Assistant Professor
of Plastic Surgery
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY

Hadi Seikaly, MD, FRCSC
Professor of Surgery
Divisional Director and Zone Section Head Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery
University of Alberta
Alberta Health Services
Alberta, AB Canada

Co-editor
Journal of Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery

Max Witjes, MD, DDS, PhD
Center for Special Dental Care and Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Department for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University Medical Center Groningen
Groningen, The Netherlands
           
           
Moderator          
           
 


   
           
           
Invited Speakers        
Advances in Radiation Delivery for Head & Neck Cancers

Functional Outcomes in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer:  Current Knowledge and Collaborative Initiatives

The Promises and Challenges of Face and Other Vascularized Composite Allo-Transplantation
Robert L. Foote, MD, FACR, FASTRO
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Mayo Clinic, College of Medicine
Jan S. Lewin, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Head & Neck Surgery
Section Chief, Speech Pathology and Audiology
The University of Texas
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
W. P. Andrew Lee, MD
The Milton T. Edgerton
Professor and Chairman
Department of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

           
Tuesday Congenital / Craniofacial Rehabilitation    
           
Moderator          
           

Lawrence Brecht, DDS
Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry
New York University College of Dentistry
Plastic Surgery (Maxillofacial Prosthetics)
NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY USA

   
           
           
Invited Speakers        
           
Primary Cleft Lip and Palate Care with Nasoalveolar Molding Craniofacial Orthodontics

Advanced Digital Technologies in Craniofacial Reconstruction

Stephen M. Warren, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Plastic Surgery
and Cell Biology
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY USA

John O. Wirthlin, DDS, MSD
Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX USA

Gorman Louie, MD,FRCSC
Associate Professor
Division of Plastic Surgery Department of Surgery
University of Alberta Edmonton
Alberta, Canada
           
Moderator          
           
David Reisberg, DDS, FACP
Professor and Director
The Craniofacial Center
The University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
Chicago, IL USA
   
           
           
Invited Speakers        
           
Jaws (They’re Not Just an Eating Machine): How Jaw Anomalies Affect Speech and Resonance Quality of Life for Patients with Congenital or Acquired Craniofacial Conditions The ACPA and its Role in Advancing Cleft Care Globally
Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP,
ASHA Fellow
Senior Director
Division of Speech Pathology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH USA
Claudia Crilly Bellucci, MS
Research Project Coordinator
Northwestern University and Reserach Consultant to Shriners Hospitals for Children
Chicago, IL USA

Mark P. Mooney, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Oral Biology
University of Pittsburgh
School of Dental Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA


           
Wednesday Trauma      
           
Moderator          
           

Gerald T. Grant, DMD, MS, CAPT, USN
Service Chief, 3D Medical Applications Center
Department of Radiology, WRNMMC
Director, Craniofacial Imaging Research
Naval Postgraduate Dental School, NMPDC
Bethesda, MD USA

   
           
           
Invited Speakers        
           
Clinical Management of Salivary Gland Hypofunction and Xerostomia in Head-and-Neck Cancer Patients

The Role of the Prosthodontist in Craniofacial Trauma

Reconstruction of Trauma Wounds

Harry Reintsema, DDS, PhD
University Hospital Groningen
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Groningen, The Netherlands
Dale Howes, Prof.
Department of Prosthodontics
School of Oral Health Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
Robert M. Taft, DDS
CAPT, DC, USN
Deputy Director, Navy Dental Corps
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Falls Church, VA USA
           
Moderator          
         

Mark S. Chambers, DMD, MS
Professor
Department of Head and Neck Surgery Division of Surgery
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX USA

   
           
           
Invited Speakers        
           
Instrumental Assessment of Tongue Function Global Picture of  Required Competencies in H&N Services The Role of the H&N Team  in the Era of Personalized Cancer Care

Maureen Stone, PhD
Professor, Department of Neural
& Pain Sciences
Clinical & Transitional Research
University of Maryland
School of Dentitstry
Baltimore, MD, USA

Jeffrey Harris, MD, FRCS(C)
Site Chief, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Fellowship Director
Advanced Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction
University of Alberta
Alberta, Canada
Jeffrey N Myers, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery
Division of Surgery
The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX USA