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Alliance Anthology

In late 1992, I was asked to form a “Ladies Auxiliary” for AAOMS wives. I thought it was a great idea until the Association’s Executive Director asked us to organize…

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Study seeks to predict NSAID efficacy for OMS patients

America’s opioid crisis has created an imperative in the OMS specialty to adopt pain management prescriptive strategies that minimize the risk of opioid addiction for patients. Researchers and practitioners have…

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Introducing TORCHlight – OMS Foundation e-news

In case you missed it in your email, check out this link to the Foundation’s new electronic newsletter, TORCHlight. Keep an eye on your inbox in September for the next…

Legacy gifts honor Dr. Walker, help secure the specialty’s future

This year – the 10th anniversary of Dr. Robert V. Walker’s passing – the OMS Foundation hopes to welcome a dozen new members to its R.V. Walker Society, recognizing donors…

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OMSFIRE: Funding the specialty’s future

When the OMS Foundation in January 2020 rolled out OMSFIRE (OMS for Innovation, Research and Education) – a high-profile, recurring donor recognition program – AAOMS District III Trustee Dr. Debra…

Featured donor: Dr. Elizabeth (Libby) Kutcipal, Seattle, WA

‘I’m doing what I can do right now’ As a young, female OMS who lives on a houseboat and donates monthly to the OMS Foundation, Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Kutcipal knows…

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Foundation announces 2021 funding opportunities

Foundation donors frequently cite clinical research as a top priority. In response to the strong debut of its Clinical Research Support Grant in 2020, the Foundation is offering another two-year,…

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Student research award continues to attract top talent to the specialty

Dr. Lauren Hum arrived at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) in 2012 with a solid plan. “I fully intended to pursue pediatric dentistry,” she said. “I thought that was…

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OMS Society Q1 Member Update

The OMS Foundation extends its sincere thanks to EVERY donor who contributed to the Annual Fund or GIVE in 2020. Your generosity was a lifeline during a complicated year. Special…

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Dr. Amin supports ‘big picture’ with OMSFIRE gift

Dr. Dina Amin is a “big picture” person. Educated with a DDS and as an OMS in Saudi Arabia, her holistic approach to life and medicine led her to the…