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The OMFS Interest Society strives to offer dental students interested in exploring oral maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) a structured yet diverse environment that will provide experiences necessary to hone interest and build associated knowledge and skills. Members will participate in organized experiences with the OMFS team at the University of Maryland Medical Center, which include but are not limited to: introduction and practice of surgical techniques, lectures on the depth and breadth of the specialty from distinguished leaders in the field, strategies to strengthen applications to residency programs and opportunities to serve in the community and assist with relevant research.

Faculty Advisor:

Dr. Dyalram
Donita Dyalram, DDS, MD

Officers:

Max Emmerling

Max Emmerling
President
memmerling@umaryland.edu

Morgan Barker

Morgan Barker
Vice President
mbarker@umaryland.edu

Jonathan Rosenstein

Jonathan Rosenstein
Secretary
jrosenstein@umaryland.edu

Ahmed Alkholeidi

Ahmed Alkholeidi
Treasurer
ahmed@umaryland.edu

Christopher Sanginiti

Christopher Sanginiti
Webmaster
csanginiti@umaryland.edu

Resident Representatives:

Dr. Barbetta
Benjamin Barbetta, DDS, MD

Dr. Habib

Rania Habib, DDS, MD

Dr. Schonfield

Zachary Schonfield, DDS

Dr. Shah

Biraj Shah, DDS

Upcoming Events:

April
Maryland Day oral cancer screening volunteer event
Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Join the OMFS Society in volunteering at this important event. More information can be found at:
http://www.marylandday.umd.edu/events/output.cfm?event_id=44325

We will be sending information about signing up as the event gets closer. To join our email list, please email OMFSsociety@gmail.com

Lecture by Dr. Jaime S. Brahim
Topic, date and room information TBA

May
Annual Oral Cancer 5K Walk/Run for Awareness
Presented by Student National Dental Association (SNDA)
Saturday, May 3
Location: Druid Hill Park 2600 Madison Avenue, Baltimore MD 21217

June
Visual diagnosis group session - diagnostic role playing

For information about any of these events or to join our mailing list, please contact OMFSsociety@gmail.com.

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Pig-Leg Suturing Workshop A Success

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On Feb. 26, the OMFS Society hosted a pig-leg suturing workshop for the club's members. Residents and doctors assisted the students in proper suturing technique in an experience that was very valuable for all who attended.