New life insurance option offers fast-track to R. V. Walker membership
Transformative philanthropic giving is not just for the very wealthy. It can be easy, in fact, to make a significant gift anytime in your career when you expand your options to include planned giving.
Meet 2018 Norma L. Kelly Scholarship recipient: Valerie Burks
I am extremely grateful to have received a generous scholarship from the OMS Foundation Alliance. It afforded me the opportunity to accompany my husband to the 2018 AAOMS meeting. It was quite the dynamic being a general dentist myself and finding myself married to an OMS resident. The long hours, demanding schedules and long years…
OMS Foundation concludes successful $1 million fundraising campaign
After surpassing its $1 million 2018 Annual Fund campaign goal, the OMS Foundation is poised to further support research and education that can improve patient care in oral and maxillofacial surgery. The Foundation established the $1 million campaign goal to honor the centennial of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), its parent…
Inspiring potential OMSs to pursue their dreams
Five students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine are pursuing their interests in OMS-related research topics this year with guidance from Dr. Steven Wang, their program director, and funding from a Student Research Training Award from the OMS Foundation. Scientific research posters submitted by Penn students Dr. Brian Carr and Jennifer Caughey…
Slow-release hydrogel shows promise for cancer treatment
Preliminary findings from an investigation funded in part by the OMS Foundation indicate that an immunotherapy drug embedded in a slow-release hydrogel appears to be highly effective at killing cancer cells.
Dr. Ingrassia’s legacy includes gift to OMS Foundation
The OMS Foundation gratefully acknowledges the recent gift of $25,000 from the estate of Dr. James Ingrassia.
Dr. Peter Aschaffenburg leaves $100,000 to the OMS Foundation
The OMS Foundation recently received a $100,000 gift from the estate of Dr. Peter Aschaffenburg, who passed away in late 2015. Dr. Aschaffenburg became a Charter Member of the Robert V. Walker Society in 1999, and upgraded his commitment to $100,000 in 2011. “I never felt so proud as to donate $10,000 to be a…