Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine
Organizations

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Oral Pathology Organizations, Listed Alphabetically
(See Table Below Photo)

1946 -- First Executive Committee, AAOP

Names of persons in photo of the first Executive Committee of the American Academy of Oral Pathology, June 7, 1946, Washington, DC (left to right): Lester Cahn, James Blayney, Donald Kerr, Hamilton Robinson, Joseph Bernier, Kurt Thoma, Henry Swanson.

Note: Click on the organization's name (if underlined) to visit its website.

Organization Country

Description & Contacts


American Academy
of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology


USA


AAOMP is the main national organization for oral pathologists in the US. Started in 1946.  Its annual meeting attracts 200-300 members and offers high quality continuing education in all aspects of oral pathology.  Canadian and Mexican oral pathologists can be full members.  The AAOMP offers a Fellowship exam annually.

Contact: Ms. Jeanette Helfrich, Exec. Dir.
710 E. Ogden, Suite 600, Naperville, IL 60563-8603  USA
Phone: 630-369-2406 or  888-552-2667 (toll free)
Fax: 630-369-2488;
Email: aaomp@b-online.com

 


American Board
of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology


USA


AAOMP is the official certifying board for oral pathology in the US. Started in 1947.

Contact: Ms. Clarita Wendrich, Exec. Sec.
P.O. Box 25915, Tampa, FL 33622-5915  USA
Fax: 813-289-5279


Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Oral Pathology Division
 


USA


AFIP is a Washington, DC based group of oral pathologists representing the various branches of the U.S. armed services. Provide microscopic consults and a variety of special stains.
 


British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology


United Kingdom


BSOMP is the main national organization for oral pathologists in the UK.  Started in 1976.  Grew out of the informal Oral Pathology Club, begun in 1967.
Contact: Dr G H Moody, Hon. Secretary,
The University of Edinburgh, Department of Pathology, The Medical School, Edinburgh EH8 9AG,
Scotland,   UK
Tel: + 44 131 527 1608
Fax: + 44 131 527 1669
Email: c.franklin@sheffield.ac.uk

 


Bulletin Board
for
Oral Pathology


USA


BBOP is the world-wide list server for oral pathology and oral medicine docs to exchange ideas, questions and announcements.  Started in 1994, it now has more than 600 participants from more than 40 countries.  Sponsored by the State University of New York, Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.
Contact: Drs. Alan Drinnan & Alfredo Aguirre
Email: Drinnan@Buffalo.Edu

 


Canadian Academy of Oral Pathology
 


Canada


National organization for oral pathologists in Canada.
 


Eastern Society
of Teachers of Oral Pathology


USA


ESTOP is an informal society of US oral pathologists practicing east of the Mississippi River.  Started in 1970. Members exchange teaching slides (35mm) at annual meeting, which is open to nonmembers.  Meetings are held in October each year.
Contact: Dr.
Jerry Bouquot: email: bouquot@aol.com
 


Indian
Academy of Oral Pathologists

 


India


National organization for oral pathologists in India.


International Association of Oral Pathologists


International


IAOP is the only world-wide international organization for oral pathologists.  Started in 1976 by Dr. Harold Fullmer, University of Alabama, USA.  International Congresses of the IAOP meet every two years, with approximately 250 members in attendance.
Contact:
Dr. Paul Speight, Sec.
Dept. Oral Pathology, Eastman Dental Institute, 256 Gray's Inn Road,
London WC1X 8LD  UK
Email: P.Speight@eastman.ucl.ac.uk

 


Korean Society of Oral Pathology
 


South Korea


The national organization for oral pathologists in South Korea.


New York Institute of Clinical Oral Pathology
 

United States


Oldest oral pathology organization in the US, begun in 1936.


North American Society of Head & Neck Pathologists


North America


NASHNP is an organization of oral pathologists and head & neck pathologists, begun in 1997.  Meets at annual USCAP meeting as a companion group of that organization.
Contact:
Dr. Margie Brandwein
Box 1189, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L. Levy Place
New York, NY 10029  USA
Phone: 212 - 241 - 5955;
Fax: 212 - 831 - 3700;
Email: m_brandwein@smtplink.mssm.edu

 


Scandinavian Association of Oral Pathologists


Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden
 


The international organization for oral pathologists in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.


Sociedade
Brasileira de Estomatologia

 


Brasil


SOBE is the national organization for Brazilian practitioners of oral medicine (Estomatologia) and oral pathology.  Website is in Portuguese.  Estomatologia was approved in Brazil in 1992 as an official specialty of dentistry.  Started in 1974.
Contact:
email: sobe@estomatologia.com.br

 


Sociedade
Brasileira de Estomatologia List Server


Brasil


SOBElist, The Brasilian electronic bulletin board of oral medicine and oral pathology, for informal but worthwhile exchange of ideas, questions and answers.  Similar to BBOP, but in Portuguese. Messages are sent to sobelist@yahoogroups.com, but must come only from subscribers.
Contact:
To subscribe send an e-mail to
sobelist-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
with the following text: Subscribe sobelist (your e-mail, without brackets).
 


Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology
 


USA


A statewide organization for oral pathologists and other dentists interested in oral path.  in the Los Angeles and San Diego region of California.


Western Society of Teachers of Oral Pathology
 


USA


WESTOP is an informal society of US oral pathologists practicing west of the Mississippi River. Members exchange teaching slides (35mm) at annual meeting, which is open to nonmembers.
Contact: Dr. Ray Melrose, Lost Angeles, California.
 

 


 

 

Oral Medicine Organizations, Listed Alphabetically



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Organization Country

Description & Contacts


American Academy 
of Oral Medicine


USA


AAOM is the main national organization for oral medicine and oral diagnosis professionals.

Contact: Mrs. Joyce Caplan
2910 Lightfoot Dr., Baltimore, MD  21209
Phone: 410-602-8585
 


British Society for Oral Medicine


United Kingdom


BSOM
is the national organization for oral medicine docs in the United Kingdom.
 


British Society for Oral Medicine


United Kingdom


BSOM is the main national organization for oral medicine doctors in the UK.
Contact:

Website: www.bsom.org.uk


European Association for Oral Medicine


Europe


EAOM is the European association for oral medicine docs. Begun in 1999.  

Contact: Professor Crispian Scully, Secretary General,
European Association of Oral Medicine,
Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences,
University of London, 256 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD
Phone: +44 (0)20 7915 1038
Fax:+44 (0)20 7915 1039
Email: C.Scully@eastman.ucl.ac.uk


Ibero-American Academy of Oral Pathology and Medicine


Spain,
South America, Central America,
Mexico


Ibero-American association for oral medicine docs. Begun in 1996.

Contact:
Prof. José V. Bagán,
Professor of Oral Medicine, Valencia University, Spain


International Federation of Oral Medicine


World


IFOM is the world-wide federation for oral medicine docs and oral medicine societies. Begun in 2001.  

Contact: Professor Crispian Scully, Secretary General,
European Association of Oral Medicine,
Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences,
University of London, 256 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD
Phone: +44 (0)20 7915 1038
Fax:+44 (0)20 7915 1039
Email: C.Scully@eastman.ucl.ac.uk


Israeli Academy of Oral Medicine


Israel

   


Organization of 
Teachers of 
Oral Diagnosis


USA


Informal national US organization for dental school teachers of oral diagnosis and oral medicine. Meets annually during the meeting of the American Academy of Oral Medicine (see elsewhere in this table).

Contact: Dr. Margot L. Van Dis, Indiana Univ. School of Dentistry, 1121 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-5186
Phone: 317-274-5117. Or contact officers of the American Academy of Oral Medicine
 


Sociedade
Brasileira de Estomatologia List Server


Brasil


SOBElist, The Brasilian electronic bulletin board of oral medicine and oral pathology, for informal but worthwhile exchange of ideas, questions and answers.  Similar to BBOP, but in Portuguese. Messages are sent to sobelist@yahoogroups.com, but must come only from subscribers.
Contact:
To subscribe send an e-mail to sobelist-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

with the following text: Subscribe sobelist (your e-mail, without brackets).
 


Spanish Society for Oral Medicine
 


Spain

   

 


 

Useful Links to Related Organizations,
Listed Alphabetically

Note: Click on the organization's name (if underlined) to visit its website.

Link Country Description/Comment/Contacts


American Academy
of Orofacial Pain

 


USA


AAOP is one of several national organizations for orofacial and TMJ pain diagnosis, treatment and research.
 


American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head
and Neck Surgery

 


USA


AAO-HNS
is the main national organization for otolaryngologists.
 


American Academy of Periodontology
 


USA


AAP
os the main national association for U.S. periodontologists.
 


American Association
for the Advancement
of Science

 


USA


AAAS is an old, large and prestigious national organization for U.S. scientists of all disciplines.
 


Association of Clinical
Pathology

 


USA


ACP
is a national organization for U.S. clinical laboratory pathologists.
 


American Association
for Dental Research

 


USA


AADR
is the U.S. component of the International Assoc. for Dental Research.
1619 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314-3406,
Phone: 703-548-0066; Fax: 703-548-1883
email: research@iadr.com

 


American Association
of Oral Biologists

 


USA


AAOB
is a national association for U.S. researchers in area of oral biology.
 


American Association
of Oral & Maxillofacial
Surgeons

 

USA


AAOMS
(pronounce "Amos") is the main national organization for U.S. oral surgeons.
 


American Cancer
Society

 


USA


ACS
is the largest volunteer health related organization in the world, with more than 2.5 million volunteers.
 


American Dental
Association

 


USA


ADA
is the main national organization for U.S. dentists. It is the largest dental organization in the world. Begun in 1860.
 


American Dental
Education Association
(ADEA)

 


USA


ADEA
is the national organization for all U.S. dental school faculty (old name: American Association of Dental Schools).
 


American Dental
Hygiene Association

 


USA


ADHA
is the main national organization for U.S. dental hygienists.
 


American Head and
Neck Society

 


USA


AHNS
is a national organization for head and neck surgeons.
 


American Society
of Clinical Pathologists

 


USA


ASCP
is a national organization for pathologists interested in laboratory medicine or clinical pathology.
 


American Academy
of Head, Neck &
Facial Pain

 


USA


National organization for doctors treating temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain.
 


Canadian Academy
of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
 


Canada


National organization for oral radiologists in Canada.
 


College of American
Pathologists

 


USA


CAP
is the main national organization for pathologists interested in anatomic pathology.
 


Instituto Brasileiro
de Ensino e Pesquisa
em Medicina e
Odontologia Legal

 


Brazil


IBEMOL
is a forensic odontology site in Portuguese, with considerable information about forensics and the Brazilian forensics (dental/medical) meetings.
 


International Academy of Pathology
 


International


IAP
is the main international organization for pathologists.
 


International
Association
for
Dental Research

 


International


IADR
is an international organization for all professionals interested in research pertaining to  the oral regions. Meets in March or April annually.
1619 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314-3406,
Phone: 703-548-0066; Fax: 703-548-1883
email: research@iadr.com or meetings@iadr.com

 


International Association
of Dentomaxillofacial
Radiology

 


International


Gerard CH Sanderink, DDS, PhD, Secretary General
Department of Oral Radiology, Louwesweg 1, 1066 EA Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
Phone: + 31 20 5188 260
Fax: + 31 20 5188 480
email: < target="_blank"> G.Sanderink@acta.nl

 


Pierre Fauchard
Academy

 


International


International association devoted to quality dentistry and dental research.
Pierre Fauchard Academy
PO Box 80330,
Las Vegas, NV 89180-0330  USA
Phone: 702-651-5527 or 800-232-0099;
Fax: 702-651-5537;
email: RKozal@aol.com

 


Royal College of
Pathologists

 


United
Kingdom


National organization of UK pathologists, including oral pathologists.
 


United States
and Canadian
Academy of
Pathology

 


USA,
Canada


USCAP
is a cooperative organization of pathologists in the US and Canada.
 


WHO - Oral Health
 


International


Oral health section of the U.N.'s World Health Organization.