May 13, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Therese Galang-Boquiren who recently received the “Chairs and Academic Administrators Management Program” (CAAMP) training scholarship award from the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO).
Dr. Galang-Boquiren is an Associate Professor and Director of Predoctoral Orthodontics at the Department of Orthodontics of University of Illinois at Chicago. Her experience in academia is complemented with private clinical practice and a hospital appointment as Consultant Orthodontist at the John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She has received numerous awards from both Philippine- and American-based institutions. She has mentored dental students and orthodontic residents and has helped them with numerous research projects which were eventually presented in scientific meetings and published in peer-reviewed journals, a number of which won awards.
Because of her successful collaboration with the UIC Colleges of Nursing and Medicine in the field of dental sleep medicine, she has recently been appointed as one of the directors of the Illinois Sleep Society. She also reviews articles for the World Journal of Orthodontics (now Orthodontics: The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement) and Journal of Dental Education. Dr. Galang-Boquiren has been invited to present in conferences locally and internationally, speaking in Taiwan, Australia, the Philippines, and the United States.