Osteo Science Foundation is thrilled to announce that Paul Tiwana, DDS, MD, MS, FACS, joined the Osteo Science Foundation Board of Directors in June.
Having sat on the foundation’s Education Committee since its inception, Dr. Tiwana has helped shaped the educational activities of Osteo Science Foundation, including the launch of the Clinical Observership Program, two successful Osteo Science Foundation meetings in Miami and Nashville, three collaborative meetings, and a resident travel award program. He has also been instrumental in helping researchers funded by Osteo Science Foundation present their work at relevant professional meetings.
Dr. Tiwana is the Reichmann-Staples Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the College of Dentistry at The University of Oklahoma where he is also dually appointed as a Professor of Surgery in the College of Medicine. In addition, as a widely published author he has contributed numerous journal articles/book chapters to the professional literature and is an editor of the internationally acclaimed textbook – Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Selected Readings in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. As a fellowship-trained surgical specialist in pediatric and adult facial skeletal reconstruction, Dr. Tiwana’s practice is focused on the correction of congenital, developmental, and acquired surgical problems of the mouth, jaws, face, and skull from infancy through adulthood. This includes the management of patients requiring orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery, pediatric cleft and craniofacial surgery, craniomaxillofacial trauma, and maxillofacial cosmetic surgery.