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Staffileno Head and Neck Cancer Dental Symposium

Planning Committee:

Mark Agulnik, MD
Associate Professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology
Lurie Cancer Center

Mark Hutten, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology-Dental Surgery
Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University
Director of the General Practice Residency in Dentistry
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Bharat Mittal, MD
Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
Lurie Cancer Center

Harold Pelzer, MD
Associate Professor in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Lurie Cancer Center

Samir Sejpal, MD
Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology
Lurie Cancer Center dentist at work


  Friday, January 17, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.


8:50 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.

Interactive Case Study Introduction

Mark Hutten, DDS, MS
Northwestern Dental Center
9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Early Detection and Pathologic Diagnosis of Head and Neck Cancer

Mark Lingen, DDS, PhD
Univ. of Chicago Medical Center
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Advances in Surgical Management of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient

Urjeet Patel, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Goals and Objectives of the Pre-Radiation Treatment Dental Evaluation

Mark Hutten, DDS, MS
Northwestern Dental Center
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.


(Feinberg Atrium)
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Planning, Treatment and Techniques to Minimize Long-Term Effects of Head and Neck Radiation Therapy

Samir Sejpal, MD
Lurie Cancer Center
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Mastering Multidisciplinary Challenges in Head and Neck Cancer

Ryan Gentzler
Chief Fellow, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Feinberg School of Medicine
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Prosthetic Reconstruction and Long-Term Maintenance

David Reisberg, DDS, FACP
Univ. of Illinois Medical Center
2:30 p.m - 2:45 p.m.


2:45 p.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Interactive Case Studies- Panel Presentation

Samir Sejpal, MD
Lurie Cancer Center
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Completion of Evaluations