ENT for the Dental Professional: UNMC Otolaryngology Faculty Symposium

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Dr. Zafar Sayed, MD
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Dr. Jayme Dowdall, MD
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 Dr. Tony Richa, MD
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Dr. Elizabeth Bradford Bell, MD
Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Location: UNMC College of Dentistry and Live Online

Speakers:

Dr. Zafar Sayed, Dr. Jayme Dowdall, 

Dr. Tony Richa, and Dr. Elizabeth Bradford Bell

Credits: 3 CE hours
Registration: REGISTER ONLINE
Check-In 12:45 p.m.
Class Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

 

 
Classification Fee
Alumni Dentist $125
Alumni Hygienist $65
Dentist $149
Hygienist/Auxiliary $75

 


Dr. Zafar Sayed, Assistant Professor

Zafar Sayed, MD, joined UNMC/Nebraska Medicine as a practicing head and neck surgical oncologist in August 2017. Dr. Sayed received his medical degree from Indiana University as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society prior to completing a five-year residency in Otolaryngology at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He then went on to pursue one year of advanced head and neck surgical oncology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. Dr. Sayed treats a variety of head and neck malignancies affecting the oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, salivary glands, thyroid, and skin. Dr. Zafar Sayed also specializes in Transoral Robotic Surgery.

He is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana.

No relevant financial relationships exist.

Dr. Jayme Dowdall, Assistant Professor

Jayme Dowdall, MD joined UNMC/Nebraska Medicine as a practicing laryngologist in June 2018. Dr. Dowdall received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Dowdall completed her residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. During residency, she received the Holt Leadership Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. She completed her clinical fellowship in Laryngology in 2012 at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. While practicing in Boston at MEEI and Brigham and Women's Hospital, she was also a research fellow at the Center for Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Jayaraj Rajagopal at Massachusetts General Hospital until 2015.  Dr. Dowdall’s research interests in laryngology come from her love of singing and wish to care for the whole patient. Her research focuses on:

In her free time, Dr. Dowdall enjoys spending time with her son, singing, and trying new things around Omaha.

No relevant financial relationships exist.

“Surgical management of OSA: What to do when CPAP fails”

Course Description: Discuss the common surgical interventions used to treat obstructive sleep apnea

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify risk factors for OSA
  2. Discuss airway anatomy and drug induced sleep endoscopy 
  3. Review indications and efficacy of common surgical procedures for OSA, including hypoglossal nerve stimulation

Method of teaching: Lecture/discussion


Dr. Tony Richa

  • Medical School
    Saint Joseph University, 2013
  • Residency
    Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Saint Joseph University, 2018
  • Fellowship
    Research, Thomas Jefferson University, 2019
  • Fellowship
    Head and Neck Surgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute / University of Buffalo School of Medicine, 2020
  • Fellowship
    Head and Neck Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2021

No relevant financial relationships exist.

"Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity"

Course Description: Discuss the presentation, diagnosis, workup, and treatment of oral cavity SCC.

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss incidence and risk factors for developing oral cavity SCC
  2. Discuss surgical anatomy of the oral cavity
  3. Review workup, staging, surgical treatment, adjuvant treatment, follow up and prognosis of oral cavity SCC.

Method of teaching: Lecture/discussion


Dr. Elizabeth Bradford Bell, Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director

Elizabeth Bell, MD, joined UNMC/Nebraska Medicine as a practicing head and neck surgical oncologist in July 2019. Dr. Bell received her medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine prior to completing her residency in Otolaryngology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Bell then went on to pursue advanced head and neck surgical oncology training as a Fellow at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Bell treats a variety of head and neck malignancies including cancer of the thyroid gland and salivary glands, as well as cancer that affects the mouth, throat, and neck. Dr. Bell is also certified to treat head and neck cancer using minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. Dr. Bell is originally from Oklahoma and in her free time enjoys hiking, cooking, and reading.

No relevant financial relationships exist.

"Reconstructive Surgery to Restore Oral Function after Ablative Oncologic Resection of Oral Cavity Cancer"

Course Description: coming soon

Learning Objectives: 

  1. 1. To review the role of surgery in oral cavity cancer
  2. To discuss indications for reconstruction after ablative resection
  3. To review outcomes and complications of reconstructive surgery

Method of teaching: Lecture/discussion 


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The college is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.   

 

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