Immediate Past President Ali Behnia, DMD, ENDO '98
Dr. Ali Behnia obtained his bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from Boston University. He graduated from University of Pennsylvania Dental School and received his certificate in endodontics combined with a master of science in oral biology from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He was the director of undergraduate endodontics at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry prior to establishing his private practice in Rockville, Md.
Behnia is an active member of many dental organizations as well as a Dean’s Faculty member in the Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry. He is currently serving on the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners as secretary/treasurer. He also serves as the chair of the Practice Affairs Committee at the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). Behnia is also a forensic dental consultant for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.