Sixth Annual Donald F. Booth Education Day Highlights Head and Neck Cancer, Implant Surgery

  (l–r) Dr. Pushkar Mehra, Dr. Donald Booth, and Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter
(l–r) Dr. Pushkar Mehra, Dr. Donald Booth, and Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter

The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) hosted the sixth annual Donald F. Booth Education Day on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Hiebert Lounge. The event honors Department Chair Emeritus Dr. Booth.

Two guest speakers attended: Dr. Deepak Kademani, Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, and Dr. Alfonso Caiazzo, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor and dentist in private practice in Salerno, Italy.

Dr. Kademani gave several lectures on the management of head and neck cancer, while Dr. Caiazzo spoke on management of the esthetic zone in implant surgery.

Alum Dr. Philip Maloney said he was proud of the OMFS training program. “Dr. Booth understood the importance of this program,” he said. “Congratuations to Dr. Mehra, who has taken the program to the next level.”

Department Chair Dr. Pushkar Mehra continued with updates on the OMFS program and introduced his team.

Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter welcomed guests to visit the new oral surgery suite at 100 East Newton Street. He updated the attendees on recent successes at the School, including accreditation, the Academic Program Review, 50th Anniversary celebration, institution of the Group Practice model, and plans for a new facility and transition to seamless digital dentistry throughout the School

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