Dr. Daniel M. Laskin, MS Oral Surgery ’52, who served as Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) from 1973 to 1983 and is an internationally known clinician, researcher, lecturer, and author, has made a generous gift to create the Dr. Daniel M. Laskin Faculty Fund. This fund is the precursor to an endowed professorship in Dr. Laskin’s honor within the department.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation (OMSF) awarded Dr. Michael Markiewicz, Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, its Faculty Educator Development Award (FEDA).
The award is given to a deserving full-time OMFS faculty member in the United
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery sent a team of staff and residents to Campeche, Mexico, where they participated in a mission to treat children with cleft lip and palate deformities.
Dr. Michael Markiewicz, Assistant Professor, and Residents Drs. David Salomon and Chad Petersen met
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Michael Han, who recently joined the College, has a niche in two areas: orthognathic surgery and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery.
“While the traditional scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery will constitute the biggest portion of my work, I want to raise the level of
Dr. Melissa Amundson, ’07, of Portland, OR, has become the first American oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMFS) to be accepted as a volunteer to the world famous organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF – Doctors Without Borders).
Dr. Amundson’s first four-week deployment was to the MSF-supported Noma Children’s Hospital in Sokoto, Nigeria in October 2016. She joined an American MSF plastic
Dr. Michael R. Markiewicz, recently a Fellow in Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, has joined the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry as an Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Teaching DMD students and OMFS residents is his primary responsibility.
“My goal is to add to the already well-established