Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: an update on managing these patients
New Zealand Dental Assoc.

Oral Medicine & Pathology

Queenstown
6 Jun 2019 - 7 Jun 2019
09:00 - 17:00 (12 hrs)

Prof Paul Speight, Prof Paula Farthing, Prof Alison Rich, Dr Haizal Hussaini, Dr Benedict Seo
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This exciting two day programme, featuring the internationally acclaimed oral pathologists Paul Speight and Paula Farthing, will provide an update on a range of oral mucosal and intrabony pathology relevant to the oral and maxillofacial region. It will focus on recent developments in classification, diagnosis and management. It is aimed at clinicians who regularly manage these lesion (including specialists…

This exciting two day programme, featuring the internationally acclaimed oral pathologists Paul Speight and Paula Farthing, will provide an update on a range of oral mucosal and intrabony pathology relevant to the oral and maxillofacial region. It will focus on recent developments in classification, diagnosis and management. It is aimed at clinicians who regularly manage these lesion (including specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral surgery, oral medicine and periodontology) although there will be topics of interest to both general dental practitioners and anatomical pathologists. Representative cases with a brief history and clinical information will be circulated to participants prior to the meeting for subsequent panel discussion.

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Speaker

Prof Paul Speight, Prof Paula Farthing, Prof Alison Rich, Dr Haizal Hussaini, Dr Benedict Seo

Paul is a Former Dean and Emeritus Professor of Oral Pathology at the School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK. He is an internationally acclaimed diagnostic and research oral and maxillofacial pathologist with over 35 years involvement in dental research and education. He is a previous President of the British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, the British Society for Oral and Dental Research and of the International Association of Oral Pathologists. Paula is an Emeritus Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, UK. She is an internationally acclaimed diagnostic and research oral and maxillofacial pathologist with over 35 years involvement in dental research and education. Paula was the first female President of the British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and is a past president of the Oral Medicine/Pathology Group of the International Association for Dental Research. Alison is the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry and Professor of Oral Pathology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. She is a registered specialist in oral pathology and is Head of the Oral Pathology Centre, the University’s oral pathology diagnostic service and the Leader of the Oral Immunopathology Research Group. She is a previous Chair of the Faculty of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and their current Chief Examiner. Haizal is currently a senior lecturer in Oral Pathology at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago New Zealand and deputy Associate Dean (Postgraduate). Previously he was with the Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Malaysia (UKM) where he was associate professor and deputy dean of postgraduate, research and international He has an important international collaboration with Oral Cancer Research Coordinating Centre, Malaysia, a key research institute and oral cancer tissue bank in South East Asia. His current research interest is the concept of pre-metastatic niche and he is investigating immune tolerance in metastatic lymph nodes. Benedict Seo is Senior Lecturer in Oral Pathology at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He graduated with a BDS in 2007 and qualified as a registered specialist in oral pathology upon completion of his DClinDent in 2011. Ben’s research focuses on the molecular pathogenesis of oral cancer, with a particular emphasis on endoplasmic reticulum stress and unfolded protein response. He maintains close research collaborations with colleagues in the USA, Australia, Korea, Malaysia and Fiji.

Venue

Heritage Queenstown
91 Fernhill Road

Organisers

New Zealand Dental Assoc.
NZDA House
1/195 Main Highway
Ellerslie, Auckland
1051
New Zealand

Madison McKillen
T: 09 579 8001
E: madison@nzda.org.nz
W: NZDA.org.nz