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Richard                        Hall

Richard E. Hall DDS, MD, PhD

Department of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Professor & Chairman, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Specialty/Research Focus

Oral Surgery

 

Education and Training:
  • Cert, General Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1994)
  • MD, Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1993)
  • PhD, Microbiology, University of Rochester (1984)
  • Cert, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hosp, Genesee Hosp (1984)
  • MS, Microbiology, University of Rochester (1983)
  • DDS, State University of New York at Buffalo (1978)
  • BA, Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1974)
Employment:
  • Chief, department of dentistry, Clinical Dentistry, kaleida health (2013-present)
  • Chief, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erie County Medical Center (2007-present)
  • Professor, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1998-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Instructor, Secondary Appointment, Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1994-present)
  • Associate Professor, Secondary Appointment, Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1988-present)
  • Graduate Faculty, Graduate School of Education, State University of New York at Buffalo (1988-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Secondary Appointment, Microbiology and Immunology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1986-present)
  • Attending--Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Buffalo General Hospital (1984-present)
  • Attending--Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erie County Medical Center (1984-present)
  • Attending--Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Buff Gen Hosp/CGF Health Systems/KALEIDA Health (1984-present)
  • Attending--Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Veterans Administration Medical Center (1984-present)
  • Chairman, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1996–2017)
  • Chief, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, Buffalo General Hospital, Department of Dentistry (1998–2010)
  • Clinical Service Director, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaleida Health System (1998–2010)
  • Clinical Service Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Buffalo General Hospital (1998–2010)
  • Clinical Director, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, KALEIDA Health (1998–2010)
  • Clinical Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaleida Buffalo General Hospital (1998–2010)
  • Director, Residency Training Program, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1994–2005)
  • Chief, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, Erie County Medical Center, Department of Dentistry (1991–2000)
  • Chief, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dentistry, Erie County Medical Center (1991–2000)
  • Associate Professor, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1988–1998)
  • Acting Chairman, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1994–1996)
  • Assistant Director, Residency Training Program, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1985–1994)
  • Assistant Professor, Secondary Appointment, Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1986–1988)
  • Assistant Professor, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1984–1988)
  • Attending--Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sheehan Memorial Emergency Hospital (1984–1987)
  • Attending--Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sisters of Charity Hospital (1985–1986)
  • Assistant Professor, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery, State University of New York at Buffalo (1984)
  • Chief Resident, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program, University of Rochester, Strong Memoral Hospital & Genesee Hospital (1983–1984)
  • Clinical Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital & Genesee Hospital (1979–1984)
  • Associate Resident, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program, University of Rochester, Strong Memoral Hospital & Genesee Hospital (1982–1983)
  • Assistant Resident, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program, University of Rochester, Strong Memoral Hospital & Genesee Hospital (1979–1982)
  • Intern, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital & Genesee Hospital (1978–1979)
  • Research Technician, Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1970–1978)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Richard A. Powell Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching (2015)
  • School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association Alumni Honor Award (2013)
  • Bishop Fallon High School Distinguished Alumnus Award (2009)
  • William M. Feagans Award (2005)
  • Marshal Commencement Class of 2005 (2005)
  • Alan Gross Excellence in Teaching Award – Class of 2006 (2004)
  • Educator of the Year (2001)
  • Marshal (2000)
  • Fellow (1997)
  • Diplomate (1994)
  • Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Curriculum (1992)
  • Society for the Advancement of Dental Research (1990)
  • Fellow (1987)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (1986)
  • Diplomate (1986)
  • National Institutes of Health (1982)
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Research Fellowship (1980)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Dental Honor Society (1978)
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award (1978)
  • American Cancer Society (1977)
  • Ernest Witebsky Award for Excellence in Microbiology (1976)
  • American Dental Assocation (1971)
  • American Dental Association Summer Research Fellowship for High School (1971)

UB 2020 Strategic Strengths:
  • Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems and Bioinformatics
  • Integrated Nanostructured Systems
  • Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2014–January 2016
    Student Research Training Award - Oral and Maxillofacail Surgery Foundation
    Oral and Maxillofacail Surgery Foundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $12,500
  • July 2008–July 2010
    autofluorescence detection of oral malignancies
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 2006–December 2008
    Student Research Training Award
    Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryFoundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $25,000
  • –June 2008
    Student Research Training Award
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $25,000
  • January 1996–December 2001
    Dentist Scientist Program Award, 1996-2001
    National Institute of Health, Dental Scientist Award
    Role: Consultant
    $763,680
  • January 1998–December 2000
    A Multicenter, open-label, single group study of Foscan
    Scotia Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $131,768
  • January 1998–December 2000
    A multicenter, multi-national, open-label study of Foscan
    Scotia Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • June 1995–May 2000
    Short Term Training Program: Students in Health Professions
    National Institutes of Health, USPHS
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $134,946
  • January 1998–December 1999
    The effectiveness of MK-0217 in reducing elveolar bone loss in men and women
    Merck and Co., Inc.
    Role: Contributor
  • August 1997–July 1998
    A clinical evaluation of the effectiveness of placebo versus eugenol
    State University of New York at Buffalo
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $36,583
  • August 1997–July 1998
    Comprehensive Oral Health Research Center Development Grant
    Comprehensive Oral Health Research Center Development Grant
    Role: Consultant
    $152,000
  • August 1996–July 1997
    Effect of Photodynamic Therapy on the Critical Ischemic Time and Revascularization of a rat Fasciocutaneous flap
    SUNY Buffalo Department of Otolaryngology
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $6,000
  • August 1995–July 1997
    Evaluation of Eugenol as an anodyne for dental pain
    Mentholatum Company
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $35,000
  • January 1990–December 1995
    Short Term Training Program: Students in Health Professions
    National Institutes of Health, USPHS
    Role: Contributor
    $134,946
  • January 1990–December 1995
    Dentist Scientist Program Award (1990-1995)
    National Institute of Health Dental Scientist Award
    Role: Consultant
    $3,345,507
  • January 1991–December 1992
    Corneo-mandibular Reflex and Palpebromandibular Synkinesis
    National Institutes of Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • January 1989–December 1992
    Treatment of TMJ pain
    National Institutes of Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $440,852
  • July 1985–June 1990
    Training Program in Periodontal Disease (1985-1990)
    National Institutes of Health, USPHS
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,577,835
  • January 1985–December 1988
    A comparison of the analgesic effects of Mersyndol to acetaminophen with codeine in patients with post-extraction pain
    Merrell-Dow Pharmaceuticals of Canada Inc.
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $12,375
  • January 1985–December 1988
    Treatment of TMJ pain
    National Institutes of Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $278,213
  • January 1985–December 1985
    Phenytoin and TM joint arthritis
    Western New York Arthritis Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $5,000
  • January 1985–December 1985
    Development of an animal model for TM joint arthritis
    State University of New York/United University Professions
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,000
  • July 1982–June 1985
    Training Program in Periodontal Disease (1982-1985)
    National Institutes of Health, USPHS
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $712,820
  • January 1982–December 1982
    Isolation and characterization of prokaryotic heavy metal binding proteins
    National Institutes of Health
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $18,468
  • January 1981–December 1982
    The development of an animal model for osteo-radionecrosis
    American Assoc of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $20,000
  • January 1980–December 1980
    The effects of low intensity direct current generated silver on prokaryotic and aukaryotic cells
    American Assoc of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $15,000
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Journal Articles:
  • Mang TS, Mikulski L, Hall RE. Photodynamic inactivation of normal and antifungal resistant Candida species. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2010; 7(2).
  • Belmont MJ, Mang T, Marabella N, Hall RE, Wax MK. Effect of photodynamic therapy (PDT) on the revascularization of fasciocutaneous flaps. Laryngoscope. 2000; 110.
  • Hall RE. Angioedema and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors. Periodontal Insights. 1998; 5.
  • Hall RE. Oral medications for diabetes. Periodontal Insights. 1998; 5.
  • DelBalso AM, Hertz P, Miller L, Hall RE, Heffner R. Ki-1 positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the masticator space with intracranial extension. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996; 17.
  • Margarone JE, Liebow RE, Hall RE, Braun RE, Weiner M. A comparison of cross-over versus parallel group design in the evaluation of analgesic efficacy following molar extraction. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1995; 58.
  • Hall RE, Delbalso A. Advances in Maxillofacial Imaging. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 1993; 22.
  • Hall, R.E.. Histamine (H2) receptor antagonists and lidocaine toxicity. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1990; 5.
  • Hall RE, Orback S, Landesberg R. Bilateral hyperplasia of the mandibular coronoid processes: a report of two cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1989; 67.
  • Hall RE, Wolfgang L, Delbalso AM, Hartman LC. The application of zonography to the diagnosis of maxillofacial fractures. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1989; 67.
  • Hall RE, Bender G, Marquis RE. In vitro effects of low intensity direct current generated silver (LIDC Ag) on eukaryotic cells. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1988; 46.
  • Hall RE, Kooning J, Hartman L, DelBalso A. Hibernoma: an unusual tumor of adipose tissue. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1988; 66.
  • Hall, R.E.. Clindamycin: a review. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1988; 3.
  • Hall RE, Bender G, Marquis RE. Inhibitory and cidal antimicrobial action of electrically generated silver ions. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1987; 45.
  • Gross, A., R.J. Mastrocola, and R.E. Hall. Atypical facial pain of psychogenic origin. General Dentistry. 1987; 35.
  • Hall, R.E.. Cephalosporin antibiotics: an update. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1987; 2.
  • Hall, R.E.. Clavulanic acid: one solution to the problem of penicillin resistance. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1987; 3.
  • Hall, R.E.. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents and bleeding problems. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1986; 2.
  • Hall RE. Antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis: an update. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1986; 2.
  • Hall, R.E.. Metronidazole and dental therapy. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1986; 2.
  • Hall, R.E.. Beta-blockers and TM joint arthritis: A potential problem?. Biological Therapies in Dentistry. 1986; 2.
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Abstracts:
  • Hall RE, Mang T, Markey E. Comparison of effects of the Er:YAG laser on deciduous and permanent enamel. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008.
  • Hall RE, Mang T, Thorsrud KJ. In vitro photodynamic therapy treatment of S. mutans with m-THPC.. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008.
  • Hollis AW, Andreana S, DiFlorio JM, Hall RE, Cohen RE, Ciancio SG, Bush P. Periapical Cementum as Possible Reservoir for Endodontic Reinfection. J Dent Res. 1999; 78.
  • DiFlorio JM, Hollis A, Andreana S, Neiders M, Hall RE, Cohen RE. Mononuclear Inflammatory Cells in Human Periodontal-Endodontic Lesions. J Dent Res. 1999; 78.
  • Hearn M, Hall RE. Analgesic efficacy of Stadol NS compared to Lortab in extraction pain. J Dent Res. 1997; 76.
  • DeSantis J, Hall RE, Liebow C. Trigeminal neuralgia: retrospective evaluations of three treatment modalities. J Dent Res. 1997; 76.
  • Hall RE, Bender GR, Marquis RE. Bacterial resistance to electrode generated silver. J Dent Res. 1982; 61.
  • Hall RE, Marquis RE. Growth inhibition by silver salts and electrode generated silver. J Dent Res. 1981; 60.
  • Emmings FG, Evans RT, Hall RE, Genco RJ. Effects of antibody to Streptococcus mutans on oral implantatoin of a non-cross reacting strain in Macaca irus. J Dent Res. 1975; 54.
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Hall RE, Malamed SF. Drugs for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. ADA/PDR Guide to Dental Therapeutics. 2006.
  • DelBalso AM, Hall RE. Diagnostic Imaging of Maxillofacial and Fascial Space Infections. Oral and Maxillofacial Infections. 2002; 4th e.
  • DelBalso AM, Hall RE. Diagnostic Imaging of Maxillofacial and Fascial Space Infections. Oral and Maxillofacial Infections. 1993; 3rd e.
  • Margarone JE, Hall RE. Management of Alveolar and Dental Fractures. Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1992; cht..
  • DelBalso AM, Hall RE. Mandibular and Dentoalveolar Fractures. Neuroimaging Clinics of North America. 1991; 2.
  • DelBalso, A., R.E. Hall and J.E. Margarone. Radiographic Evaluation of Maxillofacial Trauma. Maxillofacial Imaging. 1990; 1st e.
  • Hall RE, Hatton MN, Delbalso AM. Radiology of Head and Neck Deep Space Infections: The Clinician‘s Perspective. Maxillofacial Imaging. 1990; 1st e.
  • Hall RE, DelBalso A, Carter L. Radiography of the Sinonasal Tract. Maxillofacial Imaging. 1990; 1st e.
  • DelBalso A, Hall RE. Trauma of the Maxillofacial Complex. Panoramic Radiology. 1989; 2nd e.
  • Genco RJ, Linzer R, Hall RE, Emmings FG, Huis in‘t Veld JHJ. Antigenicity and immunogenicity of cell associated glucans from Streptococcus mutans.. Secretory Immunity and Infection. 1978.

Professional Memberships:
  • Gross Medical CLub (2014–present)
  • Rosewell Park Medical Club (2012–present)
  • Dental Society of the State of New York (1999–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society, New York State (1999–present)
  • American College of Surgeons (1997–present)
  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1996–present)
  • American Medical Association (1992–present)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (1992–present)
  • IADR/AADR Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Research Group (1990–present)
  • Alumni Association, SUNY at Buffalo (1990–present)
  • Academy of Surgical Research (1988–present)
  • Alumni Association, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1988–present)
  • American Association of Dental Research (1987–present)
  • American Association of Dental Research, Great Lakes Chapter (1987–present)
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (1987–present)
  • Buffalo Collegium of Immunology (1987–present)
  • International Association of Dental Research (1987–present)
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (1986–1990)
  • International Federation of Dental Anesthesiology Societies (1986–1990)
  • New York State Dental Society of Anesthesiology (1986–1990)
  • New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1985–present)
  • Alumni Association, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1984–present)
  • Alumni Association, University of Rochester Medical Center (1984–present)
  • Western New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgerons (1984–present)
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1978–present)
  • American Dental Association (1978–present)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Dental Honor Society; Lambda-Lambda Chapter, National Dental Honor Society (1978–present)
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Presentations:
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office" 47th Annual Henderson Symposium (2014)
  • "Oral Cancer:Early Detection, Management and Treatment." Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2014)
  • "Physical Examination of the Cardiac and Pulmonary Systems" School of Dental Medicaine - GPR and AEGD Residents (2014)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery" Office of Continuing Dental Education (2014)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery Course" Office of Continuing Dental Education (2013)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery" Office of Continuing Dental Education (2012)
  • "Oral Surgery for the General Practitioner" Office of Continuing Dental Education, Office of Continuing Dental Education (2012)
  • "advanced implant course" Office of Continuing Dental Education, Office of Continuing Dental Education (2011)
  • "Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dentist" 32nd Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress (2011)
  • "Everyday ORal Surgery" Eighth District Dental Society (2011)
  • "Advanced Implant Course - a didactic and cadaver presentation" Office of Continuing Dental Education (2010)
  • "Advanced Implants and Surgicla Anatomy" Office of Continuing Dental Education, Italian dentists and surgeons (2009)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the dental office" Lake Placid Dental Meeting (2009)
  • "Patient Assessment and Evaluation" Buffalo Dental Assisting Society (2009)
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Maxillofacial Infections and Trauma" Pennsylvania Dental Society, Pennsylvania Dental Society (2008)
  • "Update on Patient Assessment and Pharmacology" Metropolitan Dental Study Club (2008)
  • "Advanced Implant course - a didactic and cadaver presentation" Office of Continuing Dental Education, Office of Continuing Dental Education - SUNY at Buffalo (2008)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office" 30th Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting, State University of New York at Buffalo, UB Dental Alumni Association (2007)
  • "Advanced Implant Course - a didactic and cadaver presentation" Office of Continuing Dental Education, Office of Continuing Dental Education - SUNY at Buffalo (2007)
  • "Pharmacological Update:Treatment Considerations and Indications" Erie County Dental Society Presentation, Erie County Dental Society (2007)
  • "Pharmacotherapy of Chronic Pain" Spring 2006 General Faculty Meeting, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2006)
  • "Nutrition and Supplements in Health Maintenance" Office of Continuing Dental Education, SDM, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2006)
  • "Advanced Implant Course - A didactic and cadaver presentation" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, State University of New York at Buffalo & Sweden-Martina Co (2006)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office" Western New York Dental Study Club Presentation, Western New York Dental Study Club (2006)
  • "Review of Oral Manifestations in Patients Using Drugs of Abuse" Ononadaga Dental Society Conference, Ononadaga Dental Society (2005)
  • "Review of Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease" Pennsylvania Dental Association Conference, Pennsylvania Dental Association (2005)
  • "Advanced Dental Implant Course - A didactic and cadaver presentation." Office of Continuing Education, State University of New York at Buffalo & Sweden & Martina Co. (2005)
  • "Dilemma in Diagnosis and Treatment" Conference, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2005)
  • "Intraoperative and Postoperative complications of Surgery" 12th Congresso Nazionale del Collegio dei Docenti di Odontoiatria, Italian Dental Association (2005)
  • "Review of Antibiotics and Analgesics" Luzerne Count Dental Society Conference, Luzerne Count Dental Society (2004)
  • "Advanced Dental Implant Course - A didactic and cadaver presentation" Office of Continuing Education, State University of New York at Buffalo (2004)
  • "3rd Annual Cancer Screening Clinic" Presentation - UB School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2004)
  • "Review of Nerve Injuries, Antibiotics and Analgesics" Pennsylvania Dental Association Conference, Pennsylvania Dental Association (2004)
  • "Review of White Lesions - Diagnosis and Treatment" St. Josephs Hospital, Maxillofacial Manifestations of Patients Abusing Drugs (2004)
  • "Maxillofacial Infections – Diagnosis and Medical/Surgical Management" Presentation - Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo General Hospital, Dept. of Emergency Grand Rounds (2004)
  • "Nitrous Oxide Use and Abuse" 7th District Dental Society, 7th District Dental Society (2003)
  • "Oral Pathology/Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease" Pennsylvania Dental Association Conference, Pennsylvania Dental Association (2003)
  • "Substance Use/Abuse in Patient with a Psychiatric Disorder" New York State Department of Health State Conference, New York State Department of Health, Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. (2003)
  • "Maxillofacial Infections" Onondaga Dental Society Conference, Onondaga Dental Society (2003)
  • "Review of Local Anesthetic Agents" Pensylvania Dental Association Conference, Pennsylvania Dental Association (2003)
  • "2nd Annual Cancer Screening Clinic" Presentation - UB School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2003)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office" Presentation - Continuing Dental Education, UB Dental Alumni Association (2003)
  • "Psychiatric Disorders – Pathophysiology, Treatment and Maxillofacial Manifestations" Special Care Dentistry Annual Meeting, Special Care Dentistry (2003)
  • "Substance Use/Abuse in the Patient with Psychiatric Disorders" Max Breman Lecture, Special Care Dentistry Annual Meeting (2003)
  • "Extreme Infections. Diagnosis and Treatment." Presentation - Office of Continuing Dental Education, State University of New York at Buffalo, UB Center for Tomorrow (2002)
  • "Review of Local Anesthetic Agents." Pennsylvania Dental Society, Pennsylvania Dental Association (2002)
  • "Considerations in the Medically Compromised Patient" Presentation, Office of Continuing Dental Education, State University of New York at Buffalo, Office of Continuing Dental Education, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine. (2002)
  • "What Is It? – a review of pathology. PM presentation – So What? – the implication of substance use, psychiatric disorders and eating disorders" 25th Annual Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting, Buffalo Niagara Dental (2002)
  • "Review of Antibiotics, Analgesics and Nerve Injuries." Pennsylvania Dental Association Conference, Pennsylvania Dental Association (2002)
  • "Review of Oral Manifestations of systemic Disease" Pennsylvania Dental Society, Pensylvania Dental Society (2002)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 7/29-8/2/02, School of Dental Medicine (2002)
  • "Diet to Promote Nutrition for the Dental Health Care Team" 8th Annual Dental Hygiene Symposium, OCE, 5/3/02, School of Dental Medicine (2002)
  • "Reconstructive Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery" Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2002)
  • "Review of Maxillofacial Trauma" Erie County Dental Society, 11/7/01, Erie County Dental Society (2001)
  • "Oral Surgery in the Psychiatric Setting" New York State Department of Mental Health, New York State Department of Mental Health (2001)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 8/20-24/01, School of Dental Medicine (2001)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, Visiting Italian Hygienist Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 8/21/01, School of Dental Medicine (2001)
  • "Update on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" 12th Annual Lawrence Kerr Lecture, 5th District Dental Society and Alumni Assoc. (2001)
  • "Update on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" 5th District Dental Society, 5th District Dental Society (2001)
  • "Eating Disorders--Recognition in the Dental Office" New York State Dental Assistants' Annual Meeting, New York State Dental Assistants (2001)
  • "Review of Maxillofacial Trauma, Dept of Emergency Grand Rounds" Buffalo General Hospital, 3/13/01, Buffalo General Hospital (2001)
  • "Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" 40th Annual Joseph Ferraioli Memoral Lecture, Sixth District Dental Society & Bi-county Dental Societies (2001)
  • "Review of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" Tri-County Dental Society, Tri-County Dental Society (2001)
  • "Significance of Dental Disease on Systemic Conditions" 33rd Annual Ronald Henderson Symposium (2000)
  • "New Thoughts About Old Diseases" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, Satellite Conf, 11/15/00, Office of Continuing Education (2000)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 8/28-9/2/00, School of Dental Medicine (2000)
  • "Review of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine" Berkshire Dental Society (2000)
  • "Health and Nutrition in the Dental Practice" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 3/22/00, School of Dental Medicine (2000)
  • "New Therapeutic Medicines for Use in Dentistry" 4th Annual Dr. Michelle Haddad Memorial Symposium (2000)
  • "Surgical Mgt of TM Joint Disorders" Dept of Otolaryngology City-Wide Grand Rounds, BGH, 3/17/00, Buffalo General Hospital (2000)
  • "Treating Maxillofacial Infections and Antibiotics" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 10/22/99, School of Dental Medicine (1999)
  • "Management of Maxillofacial Infections in the Pediatric Patient" Annual Back to School Conference, CHOB, 9/8/99, Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1999)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 08/23-27/99, School of Dental Medicine (1999)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demonstration Course" Office of Continuing Education SDM, 8/30-9/3/99, School of Dental Medicine (1999)
  • "Implantology at SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine" Satellite conference to Ancona, Italy (1999)
  • "Review of Maxillofacial/Orthognathic Surgery" Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Dept of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institite (1999)
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders" Dept of Otolaryngology, City Wide Grand Rounds, 03/26/99, Buffalo General Hospital (1999)
  • "Basic Life Support Course, Attending and Ancillary Staff" Buffalo General Hospital, 12/16/1998, Buffalo General Hospital (1998)
  • "Eleven Myths of Dentoalveolar Surgery" WNY Society of Pediatric Dentists, 11/02/98, WNY Society of Pediatric Dentists (1998)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office--Recognition and Treatment" (1998)
  • "Panoramic Radiography: A Comprehensive Overview" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 11/07/98, School of Dental Medicine (1998)
  • "Nitrous Oxide Sedation Course, A Participation Clinic" School of Dental Medicine, 10/23-24/98, School of Dental Medicine (1998)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 8/24-28/98, School of Dental Medicine (1998)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Dental Education, SDM, 8/3-7/1998, School of Dental Medicine (1998)
  • "Managing Severe Infections, The Endodontic Continuum" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 8/7/98, School of Dental Medicine (1998)
  • "Oral Surgery for the General Dentist, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Dental Education, SDM, 8/17-21/98, School of Dental Medicine (1998)
  • "Immediate Complications in Out-patient Oral Surgery and Implantology" 11th Giornate Milanesi di Implantologia e Implantotecnica, Associazione la Cultura per la Ricerca e Odontostomatologica Cenacolo Odontolstomatologico Milanese (1998)
  • "Implantology at the Threshold of the Year 2000, Surgical Aspects" Cenacolo Odontostomatologico Dauno-Molisano Associazione (1998)
  • "Present and Future of Clinical Implantology" 1st Congresso Nazionale di Implantoprotesi Integrata, Sweden and Martina Co. (1998)
  • "Diagnosis and Prevention of Lesions of the Oral Cavity" Ordine Dei Medici Chirurghi e degli Odontoiatri della Provincia di Lucca (1998)
  • "Advanced Implant Course, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Dental Education, School of Dental Medicine, SDM (1998)
  • "Severe Oral and Maxillofacial Infection" Western New York Society of Endodontists, Western New York Society of Endodontists (1998)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, Recognition and Treatment" Onondaga County Dental Society (1998)
  • "Panoramic Radiography: A Comprehensive Overview" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Basic Life Support Course, Attending and Ancillary Staff" Erie County Medical Center, 10/3/97, Erie County Medical Center (1997)
  • "Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the General Dentist" Second Annual SUNY/U of Georgia Dental Meeting (1997)
  • "Radiographic Evaluation of Acute Maxillofacial Infections" 79th Annual Meeting of AAOMS, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (1997)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery, A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 8/11-14/97, School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery-A Didactic and Cadaver Demo Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, 8/25-29/97, School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Head, Neck, and Facial Trauma" 18th Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress (1997)
  • "Nitrous Oxide Sedation Course, A Participation Clinic" School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Nutrition--Oral Manifestations of Nutritional Deficiencies and Nutrition" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "The Endodontic Continuum--Managing Severe Infections" Office of Continuing Education SDM, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery, A Didactic and Cadaver Demonstration Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Panoramic Radiography: A Comprehensive Overview" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Panoramic Radiography: A Comprehensive Overview" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1996)
  • "Evaluation and Treatment of maxillofacial Trauma" Dept of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds, SUNY Buffalo SMBS (1996)
  • "Maxillofacial Trauma--Patient Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment" Dept of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo General Hospital (1996)
  • "Panoramic Radiography: A comprehensive Overview" Office of Continuing Education, SDM (1996)
  • "The Endodontic Continuum--Managing Severe Infections" Office of Continuing Education, SDM (1996)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery--A Didactic and Cadaver Demonstration Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM, SUNY at Buffalo (1996)
  • "Panoramic Radiography: A Comprehensive Overview" Office of Continuing Education, SDM (1996)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery, A Didactic and Cadaver Demonstration Course" Office of Continuing Education, SDM (1996)
  • "Basic Life Support Course" School of Dental Medicine, SUNYAB, School of Dental Medicine (1996)
  • "Assisting for Nitrous Oxide Sedation and General Anesthesia" Buffalo Dental Assistants' Society (1996)
  • "Maxillofacial Infections, Antibiotics, Diet/Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease" Club Dent, Medical Aspects of Dentistry, Club Dent (1996)
  • "Oral Surgery for the General Practitioner" Office of Continuing Education, SDM (1995)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office" Greater Niagara Dental Meeting, SDM Alumni, School of Dental Medicine Alumni (1995)
  • "Use of Nitrous Oxide Lecture and Demonstration" SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1995)
  • "Basic Life Support Course" Freshman, Sophomore, and Post-graduates, SDM, State University of New York at Buffalo (1995)
  • "Cardiovascular Disease, Diet, and Nutrition" First Annual Niagara-on-the Lake Meeting (1995)
  • "Nitrous Oxide Sedation Course" Dept. of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine (1995)
  • "Basic Life Support Course" Dept of Dentistry, Buffalo General Hospital (1995)
  • "Basic Life Support Course" Dept of Dentistry, Erie County Medical Center (1995)
  • "Basic Life Support Course" Dept. of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine (1995)
  • "Maxillofacial Infections--Diagnosis and Treatment" 5th District Dental Society (1995)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office" Buffalo Dental Assistants Society, Buffalo Dental Assistants Society (1995)
  • "Basic Life Support Course" Fourth Year Faculty and Staff, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1995)
  • "Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office" SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Fourth Year Faculty and Staff (1995)
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Maxillofacial Infections" Fifth Annual James English Symposium (1994)
  • "TMJ Disease, A Clinical Perspective and Practical Demonstration" Health Care Plan (HMO), Health Care Plan (1994)
  • "Maxillofacial Trauma-Clinical Aspects" Maxillofacial Imaging Symposium, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo SMBS (1992)
  • "TMJ Pain/Pharmacology" First Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Research Symposium, Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1991)
  • "Current Concepts in Clinical Practice, Facial Pain" 12th Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress (1991)
  • "A Contemporary Review of Oral Surgery for the General Practitioner" 11th Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress (1990)
  • "Update on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the General Practitioner" St. Apollonia Society Dental Study Club (1990)
  • "Update on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" Metropolitan Dental Study Club (1989)
  • "Osseointegrated Dental Implants Panelist" 19th Annual James A. English Symposium (1989)
  • "Advanced Implant Surgery Course" Office of Continuing Dental Education
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Service Activities:
  • Faculty Senate; School Representative (2006–2008)
  • School of Dental Medicine Ad Hoc Committee; Member (2005)
  • School of Dental Medicine Faculty Awards Committee; Chair (2004–2010)
  • President Elect, Medical Dental Staff, Erie County Medical Center (2011–2013)
  • Erie County Medical Center Chief of Service; chief of the service of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Erie County Medical Center; Chair (2007–2012)
  • credentials committee, Erie County Medical Center; Committee Member (2004–present)
  • Vice President, National Dental Honor Society, OKU, Lambda Lambda Chapter; Member (2001–2002)
  • Kaleida Health Chief of Service; chief of the service of oral and maxillofacial surgery at all Kaleida hospitals; Chair (1998–2012)
  • Clinical Directors Committee, Kaleida Health; Member (1998–2010)
  • Oral Health Letter, Comprehensive Oral Health Research Center for Discovery; Advisory Board (1998–1999)
  • Medical Staff Merger Task Group Committee on the University, CGF Health; Member (1997–1998)
  • American Dental Association, Council on Scientific Affairs; Member (1997–present)
  • Dental Dept Merger Task Group, CGF Health Systems; Member (1997–present)
  • NYSSOMS, Ad Hoc Committee on Scope of Practice of OMFS in NYS; Member (1997–present)
  • WNYSSOMS, Ad Hoc Committee on By-laws Revision; Member (1997–present)
  • American Dental Asssociation, OMS, Pain Control Test Construction Committee; Member (1996–2001)
  • AAOMS, OMS Foundation Peer Program, New York State; Member (1996–present)
  • Credentialing Committee, Buffalo General Hospital; Member (1995–1998)
  • Medical Executive Committee, Buffalo General Hospital; Member (1995–1998)
  • Acting, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dept of Dentistry, BGH; Director (1995)
  • AAOMS, Clinical Interest Group on Neurological Disorders; Member (1995–present)
  • AAOMS, Clinical Interest Group on Temporomandibular Disorders; Member (1995–present)
  • AAOMS, Clinical Interest Group on Trauma; Member (1995–present)
  • AAOMS, Faculty Section Committee; Member (1995–present)
  • WNYSSOMS, Ad Hoc Committee on Managed Care; Member (1995–present)
  • Study Section ORB-2, Section Secretary Dr. Pricilla Chen; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1994–1996)
  • Clinical Chief‘s Committee, Erie County Medical Center; Member (1991–1998)
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, BGH; Member (1991–1994)
  • Quality Assurance Committee, BGH; Member (1991–1993)
  • Morbidity and Mortality Committee, ECMC; Member (1991)
  • Executive Committee, Dean's Representative, ECMC; University Representative (1991–present)
  • Quality Assurance Committee, Dept. of Dentistry, ECMC; Member (1991–present)
  • Surgery Review Committee, Erie County Medical Center; Member (1991–present)
  • NYSSOMS, Health Insurance Plans and Peer Review Committee; Member (1990–1995)
  • Infection Control Committee, BGH; Member (1990–1993)
  • Ad Hoc Committee for TM Joint Research Center, BGH; Director (1989–1994)
  • NYSSOMS, Anesthesia Committee; Member (1989–1991)
  • Health Care Plan (HMO) consultant on OMS; Other (1989–present)
  • AAOMS, Test Contructor Committee, OMS In-Service Training Exam; Member (1988–present)
  • Ad Hoc Committee on History Physical/Admission Privilege for OMS, ECMC; Member (1987–1989)
  • WNYSSOMS, Constitution and By-laws Committee; Chair (1987–present)
  • WNYSSOMS, Public Relations Committee; Member (1987–present)
  • Buffalo Dental Review; Editor (1986–1988)
  • Mercke, Sharp and Dohme, Contemporary Management of Post-Operative Pain, Le; Invited Participant (1986–1987)
  • Biological Therapies in Dentistry, Editorial Advisory Board; Editorial Board Member (1986–present)
  • ADA/Dentsply Student Clinician Award Program, SUNY Buffalo; Advisor (1985–1999)
  • United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Drug Information Division Advisory; Drug Information for the Health Care Professional; Advisory Committee (1985–1990)
  • Dental Scientist Award Program, SUNY at Buffalo; Advisory Board (1985–present)
  • National Dental Honor Society, OKU, Lambda Lambda Chapter; 1998 – 2001 Secretary/Treasurer, OKU – Lambda Lambda Chapter 2001 – 2002 Vice-President, OKU - Lambda Lambda Chapter 2002 – 2003 President-Elect, OKU – Lambda Lambda Chapter 2003 – 2004 President, OKU – Lambda Lambda Chapter; Member (1978–2004)

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