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Dr. Carlson Receives AAOMS Presidential Achievement Award

UTGSM Forensic Dentistry Fellow Dr. Paige SmalleyEric R. Carlson, DMD, MD, FACS, Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, received the AAOMS Presidential Achievement Award during the opening ceremony of the 96th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). The award is presented in recognition of Dr. Carlson's significant long-standing contributions to the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Carlson is currently Professor and Kelly L. Krahwinkel Endowed Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and directs the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, the Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery Fellowship, and the Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Carlson has served as editor and co-editor of the pathology section of the "OMS Knowledge Update" home-study series and is the surgical oncology and reconstructive surgery section editor for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He formerly served as the Chair of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident Review Committee. Dr. Carlson received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and his fellowship in oral/head and neck tumor and reconstructive surgery at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Posted November 4, 2014

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