Executive Director Retires

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation announces the retirement of Dwight S. Edwards, who had been Executive Director since 2012. During his four-year tenure, the Foundation initiated a major giving program, revamped the annual giving program and underwent a complete … Continued

OMSNIC Chooses Creativity

OMS National Insurance Company (“OMSNIC”) has been creative in its support of the OMS Foundation. The Foundation’s Alliance is an integral component of the Foundation. For over 20 years, the Alliance has provided support to the Foundation, not only with … Continued

National Society of OMS

The National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons has a generous history of tribute gifts to the OMS Foundation. The NSOMS has made special tribute gifts to honor African American leaders in the OMS specialty. 2016: Dr. Reginald Gowans Dr. … Continued

Don’t Get Bitter, Get Better

We in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery have much to be thankful for. Our specialty has been spared many of the regulatory and third party payer ordeals faced by other medical and surgical specialties.  Clearly, however, there is a gathering storm … Continued

Dr. Karen Crowley

Karen E. Crowley, DDS, is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in private practice in southern New Hampshire. After receiving her dental degree from Georgetown, she attended the general practice residency at the University of Vermont, and then entered the oral … Continued

Dr. W. Frederick Stephens

Frederick Stephens, D.D.S., F.A.C.D. has been in private practice as an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon for over 30 years. After completing his undergraduate and dental training at The University of Washington, he completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Anesthesia … Continued

“The Grant Was a Huge Deal”

“The OMS Foundation grant had a significant impact not only on me, but on my entire research team.” Dr. Lisa Tran is a chief resident at Emory in Atlanta, GA. In 2014, she was awarded a $75,000 Research Support Grant … Continued