RESIDENT TRAVEL AWARDS

 

  • Background Info

    Through research and travel awards, the Foundation continues to recognize the importance of supporting the professional organization of Oral & CranioMaxillofacial Surgeons and especially in investing in the futures of residents. Osteo Science Foundation is proud to have supported over 194 residents to attend AAOMS (American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons) meetings and conferences, as well as other OMS meetings and educational events. 



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  • Award Recipients

    Since 2013, Osteo Science Foundation has contributed over $185,000 for residents to attend AAOMS meetings as well as other OMS educational events & meetings.

    104th AAOMS Annual Meeting | September 14-17, 2022, New Orleans, LA

    104th AAOMS Annual Meeting | September 14-17, 2022, New Orleans, LA

    104th AAOMS Annual Meeting | September 14-17, 2022, New Orleans, LA

    Andrew Taliaferro, DDS Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
    Joel Rosenfeld, DMD The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Marc Generowicz Touro College of Dental Medicine, Hawthorne, NY
    Jaykrishna Thakkar, DDS The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Jeffrey Pascal, DDS Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
    Talal Beidas, DDS Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    Sung Hyon Han, DMD Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
    Roger Lau, DDS Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
    Issa Kawas, DDS Howard University Hospital Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Washington, D.C.
    Alexandra Zega, DMD Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
    Hannah Afwerke Lynch, DDS University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Jeffrey Quinn Taylor II, DMD Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Daniel Caruso, DDS, MD Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Alexandra Okula, DMD Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course | May 4-6, 2022, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course | May 4-6, 2022, Rosemont, IL

    MaryJane Anderson, DMD University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Ryan Kelm, DDS LSU Health Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
    Jim Pichon, DDS LSU Health Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
    Qi Rong Chen, DDS LSU Health Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
    Joshua Lilly, DDS Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
    Tyler Horton, DMD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

    AADOCR 2022 Annual Meeting | March 21 - 26, Atlanta, GA

    AADOCR 2022 Annual Meeting | March 21 - 26, Atlanta, GA

    Jeremie D. Oliver, MS, MBA University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    Osteo Science Foundation Meeting, "Regenerative Solutions To Common Problems" | February 18-19, 2022, Austin, TX

    Osteo Science Foundation Meeting,

    Osteo Science Foundation Meeting, "Regenerative Solutions To Common Problems" | February 18-19, 2022, Austin, TX

    Jonathan Beker, DMD, MD Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
    Jonathan Bensing, DMD Walter Reed, Bethesda, MD
    Macey Cartrite, DDS, MD University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
    Edwin Eshaghzadeh, DDS, MD UC San Francisco, San Fransico, CA
    Pooyan Sadr Eshkevari, DDS, MD University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
    Marc Generowicz Tuoro College of Dental Medicine, Hawthorne, NY
    Sung Yong Han, DMD, MD Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
    David Hinkl, DMD University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
    Daniel Hyneman, DDS, MD Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
    Artem Krutyansky, DMD, MD Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    Kyle A. Land, DDS San Antonio – Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, CA
    Isaac Lowe, DDS Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
    Brendan Matthews, DMD Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
    Meagan Miller, DDS Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
    Charles Williams, DMD University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

    103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting | September 27 - October 2, 2021, Nashville TN

    103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting | September 27 - October 2, 2021, Nashville TN

    103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting | September 27 - October 2, 2021, Nashville TN

    Rambod Abedini Christiana Health Care, Wilminton DE
    Kelly Chuang Howard University, Betheasda, MD
    Jeffrey Delgadilla Montefiore, Bronx, NY
    Jaegak Kim Boston University Dental School, Brookline, MA
    Daniel Kirkpatrick Allegany General, Pittsburg, PA
    Rachel Lim University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Daniel Margolis University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansa City, MO
    Brendan Matthews Allegany General, Pittsburg, PA
    Kale Brent McMillan Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Krista Primley University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    David Roe Montefiore, Bronx, NY
    Jose Sifuentes-Cervantes University of Puerto Rico, Guaynabo, PR
    Luke Soletic, DDS, MD NYU langone Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY
    Brett Spenrath University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    Michael Theiss Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond, VA

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - December 5-7, 2019, Chicago, Illinois

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - December 5-7, 2019, Chicago, Illinois

    Natasha Bhalla, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Kiara Brown, Augusta, GA, Augusta University
    Ashley Coffey, Bronx, NY, Montefiore OMS
    Daniel Hawkins, Richmond, VA, Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy
    James “Brian” Jackson, Oxford, MS, University of Mississippi

    101st AAOMS Annual Meeting – September 16-21, 2019, Boston, MA

    101st AAOMS Annual Meeting – September 16-21, 2019, Boston, MA

    John Full, Nalhalla, NJ, New York Medical College
    Kevin Furmanek, New York, NY, NewYork Presbyterian/ColumbiaUniversity
    Robert Hermann, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Brittany Howell, Chicago, IL, Loyola University Medical Center
    Jason Leet, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota
    Ian Lehrer, East Meadow, NY, Nassau Medical Center NY
    Jeffrey Marschall, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville
    Wendall Mascarenhas, Montreal, Quebac, McGill-Canada
    Paul Pamula, Chicago, Illinois, University of Illinois Chicago
    Shouvik Ponnusamy, Chicago, Illinois, University of Illinois Chicago
    Aarathi Rao, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota
    Justin Richer, Paterson, NJ, St. Josephs Medical Center NJ
    Jonathan Rosenstein, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Eric Safranski, Chicago, IL, Loyola University Medical Center
    Luke Soletic, New York, NY, NYU Langone Medical Center Bellevue
    Matthew Streelman, Loma, Linda, CA, Loma Linda Univ
    Ashley Tankersley, Oxford, MS, University of Mississippi

    AAOMS CSIOMS Conference – April 26-28, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Conference – April 26-28, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Conference – April 26-28, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    Kevin Lee, New York, NY, Columbia University
    Nick Mechas, Philadelphia, PA, Temple University Hospital
    Junaid Mundiya, Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Sepideh Sabooree, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice Conference - February 2-3, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice Conference - February 2-3, 2019, Rosemont, IL

    Jungsuk Cho, New York, NY, New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Emily King, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University
    LiHan Lai, Seattle, WA, University of Washington
    Alexandra Petraszko, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Jacksonville
    Arathi Rao, St. Louis Park, MN, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
    Jeffrey Valenti, Philadelphia, PA, Thomas Jefferson Hospital
    Brian Wolf, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Daniel Yang, Dallas, TX, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - November 29-December 1, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

    AAOMS Dental Implant Conference - November 29-December 1, 2018, Chicago, Illinois

    Garrick Alex, Huntington, NY, Columbia University
    Andrew Arango, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    Joshua Barclay, Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota
    Wade Barker, Dallas, TX, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
    Joshua Bednar, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Abigail Estelle, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health
    Ilya Garibyan, Fair Lawn, NJ, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Benjamin Heggestad, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Robert Hermann, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Nicole Hernandez, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    Brittany Howell, Chicago, IL, Loyola University Chicago
    Emily King, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University
    Dmitriy Kravchenko, Orange, CT, Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Choo-Soon Kua, Bronx, NY, Montefiore Medical
    Anthony Lotesto, Charleston, SC, Medical University of South Carolina
    Matthew Marshall, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Eric Safranski, Forest Park, IL, Loyola University Chicago
    Adam Samji, Bronx, NY, Montefiore Medical
    Eric Silver, Brooklyn, NY, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

    AAOMS Annual Meeting - October 8-13, 2018, Chicago, IL

    AAOMS Annual Meeting - October 8-13, 2018, Chicago, IL

    AAOMS Annual Meeting - October 8-13, 2018, Chicago, IL

    Omar AbdelBaky, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Maryam Akbari, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Matthew Burks, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health San Antonio
    Evan Busby, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Jacksonville
    Abigail Estelle, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Jacksonville
    Scott Godwin, Pittsburgh, PA, Allegheny General Hospital
    Christopher Niquette, New York, NY, New York Medical School
    Jeffrey Paxman, Loma Linda, CA, Loma Linda University
    Anastasiya Quimby, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Jacksonville
    Pouya Vakilian, San Diego, CA, University of Texas Health Science Center

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course – May 9-11, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course – May 9-11, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    Maryam Akbari, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Sam Bae, Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan
    Junaid Mundiya, Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Stavan Patel, Shreveport, LA, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Payal Verma, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice - February 16-17, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice - February 16-17, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Resident Transitions into Practice - February 16-17, 2018, Rosemont, IL

    Wade Barker, Dallas, TX, Texas A&M College of Dentistry
    Laura Barunas, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    Matthew Burks, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    James Choi, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    John Costandi, New York , NY, Columbia University/NY Presbyterian Hospital
    Jorge del Valle, Dallas, TX, Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Jeremy Edwards, Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Chijioke Eseonu, Hendersonville, TN, Meharry Medical College
    Ross Fahey, Boston, MA, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    Corbin Gatlin, Shreveport, LA, Louisiana State University Health Science Center
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Sam Harouni, Atlanta, GA, Emory University
    Diego Hurtado, Lexington, KY, Chandler Medical Center
    Tony Kang, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati
    Timothy Kunkle, New York , NY, Columbia University/ NY Presbyterian Hospital
    Matt Lawler, Medford, MA, Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital
    Joseph Mort, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University
    Brent Newby, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Daniel Niemann, Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California
    Rodney Nishimoto, Seattle, WA, University of Washington
    Neel Patel, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Jesse Ricciuti, New Haven, CT, Yale – New Haven Health
    Matthew Ryskalczyk, Portland, OR, Oregon Health & Science University
    Kelly Sayre, Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan
    Keith Sonneveld, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nova Southeastern University
    Garrett Stigall, Dallas, TX, Texas A&M College of Dentistry

    99th Annual AAOMS Meeting - October 9-14, 2017, San Francisco, CA

    99th Annual AAOMS Meeting - October 9-14, 2017, San Francisco, CA

    99th Annual AAOMS Meeting - October 9-14, 2017, San Francisco, CA

    Seth Brooks, Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Gentry Hansen, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Omar Kholaki, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Chris Kragor, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Science Center
    Nicholas Mueller, New York, NY, New York Medical College
    Matthew Reiland, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Greg Shank, Washington, DC, Washington Hospital Center
    Erik Ziegler, Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh
    Michelle Zoccolillo, New Orleans, LA, Louisiana State University

    AAOMS CSIOMS Meeting - April 28-30, 2017, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Meeting - April 28-30, 2017, Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS CSIOMS Meeting - April 28-30, 2017, Rosemont, IL

    Mohammed Almandalawi, New York, NY, Harlem Hospital Center
    Christen J. Boyer, Shreport, LA, Louisana State University Health Science Center
    Jungsuk Cho, New York, NY, New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Campus
    Steven Farnsworth, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health San Antonio
    Rafaella Genova, Rochester, MI, University of Tennsee St. Thomas Hospitals
    Matthew Green, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center
    Danny Hadayastrong>, Los Angeles, CA, University of California School of Dentistry
    Tony Kang, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Wallace McLaurin, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Payal Verma, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

    98th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 18-23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

    98th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 18-23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

    98th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 18-23, 2016 Las Vegas, NV

    Wade R. Barker, Dallas, TX, Baylor College of Dentistry
    Peter C. Dennis, Portland, OR, Oregon Health & Science University
    Jordan L. Diamond, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Mark A. Green, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Christopher H. Kragor, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Science Center
    Marek J. Ogledzki, Jacksonville, FL, University of Florida Health Science Center
    Daniel C. Reece, Clevland, OH, Case Western Reserve University
    Michael C. Shapiro, Boston, MA, Boston University
    Brett M. Shigley, Charleston, SC, Medical University of South Carolina
    Amanda L. Steen, Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course - May 11-13, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course - May 11-13, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI

    AAOMS Clinical Trials Methods Course - May 11-13, 2016 Ann Arbor, MI

    Scott Claiborne, Farmington, CT, University of Connecticut Health Center
    Lindsay Graves, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    David Greenman, New York, NY, Kings County Hospital
    Robert Johnson, Medford, MA, Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital
    Kevin Lee, New York, NY, New York – Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
    Meagan Miller, Loma Linda, CA, Loma Linda University
    Elizabeth Orsini, San Juan, PR, University of Puerto Rico
    Ketan Patel, College Park, MD, University of Maryland
    Marwa Ragaey, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Gwendolyn Reeve, Washington DC, Washington Hospital Center

    97th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 28 - October 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    97th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 28 - October 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    97th AAOMS Annual Meeting - September 28 - October 3, 2015 Washington, DC

    Mohammed M Al-Obaidi, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Michael G Barber, West Henrietta, NY, University of Rochester
    Thomas F Burk, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Avi Feygin, New York, NY, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
    Matthew N Gayheart, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    James B Han, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    David J Hoffman, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky
    Curtis J Holmes, Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Katrina L Kontaxis, Hamden, CT, Lowell General Hospital
    Derek Miller, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Hwi Moon, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    Michael Nagai, Buffalo, NY, University of Buffalo
    Stacey M Nedrud, Jacksonville, FL, Univeristy of Florida Health Science Center
    Nas Sediqi, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo General Practice
    Stephanie N Zastrow, Augusta, GA, Georgia Regents University

    AAOMS Research and Education Conference - May 6-9, 2015 Rosemont, IL

    AAOMS Research and Education Conference - May 6-9, 2015 Rosemont, IL

    Payam Afzali, Los Angeles, CA, University of California
    Michael Barber, West Henrietta, NY, University of Rochester
    Ehlie Bruno, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Hospital
    Thomas Burk, Dallas, TX, University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center
    Mark Green, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital
    James Han, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Andrew Hanna, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas Health Science Center
    Nikolay Levintov, Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve University
    Lauren Lunday, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nova Southeastern University
    Melissa Moutray, Omaha, NE, University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Jeffrey Nguyen, Hartford, CT, University of Connecticut
    Pasha Shakoor, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
    Porchia Willis, Nashville, TN, Meharry Medical College
    Felix Yip, Los Angeles, CA, University of Southern California
  • Current Opportunities

    Currently, there are no application cycles open for a Resident Travel Award. Please check back for new opportunities.

  • Purpose of the Award

    Provide financial assistance to participate in an event, conference, or educational opportunity that otherwise would not be possible to attend.

  • Eligibility of the Applicants

      Residents currently in training are eligible for travel awards. 

      Applicants must have support from the program director to allow time away to attend the course.  A short letter from the Program Director is required in order to demonstrate the Program Director’s support, and will be required as part of the application.

      Applicants must provide a written statement, as part of the application,  summarizing qualifications for receiving the scholarship and what he/she hopes to obtain by attending the course.

      Applicants must provide a current CV.

       

    • Conditions of the Award

      The award will be provided as a reimbursement for course expenses (registration, airfare, and hotel) up to $1,000. Reimbursement requests, including receipts, must be submitted within 30 days following the conclusion of the course. A form will be provided to travel award recipients at the conclusion of the course.

      Recipient is responsible for registering him or herself for the course and for making all travel arrangements.

      The recipient must submit a video summary of something he/she learned during the course within 30 days following the course to be used on OSF’s social media. Alternately, a photo and written summary may be submitted.  The application documents and summaries will become the property of OSF.

    • Application Procedures & Dates

      Disbursement of funds up will be transmitted in full to awardees within 30 days following the receipt of reimbursement requests.

    • Selection Criteria

      OSCF will, at its sole discretion, select the award recipients. 

      The applications will be evaluated and prioritized based on the following criteria:     

      Whether the applicant

      • receives departmental funding to attend
      • is a chief
      • has attended this event previously 
      • has received Osteo Science Foundation travel award funding in the past

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