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Abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Review Board (ARB) of the conference
- Oral and Dental Health
- Pediatric Dentistry
- Geriatric Dentistry
- Oral Microbiology
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Digital dentistry and Nano Dentistry
- Oral Implantology
- Dental Hygiene
- Oral Cancer
- Oral Medicine
- Dental prosthesis
- Oral Appliance Therapy
- 3-D Imaging in Dentistry
- Dental Sleep Medicine
- Dental Implant
- Dental Instruments
- Periodontics, Gingivitis, Endodontics
James E. Jones attended the University of Kentucky, graduating with a B.S. and M.S. degree in Zoology. He received the D.M.D. degree from the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry and completed a residency and M.S.D degree in Pediatric Dentistry at the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children. In 1987 he became a Robert Wood Johnson Dental Health Services Research Fellow at Harvard University and received a Certificate in Dental Health Services Research from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. From 1989 through 1993 he was Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, at the University Of Tennessee College Of Dentistry. In 1993, he received the Ed.D. from the Indiana University Graduate School of Education.
Dr. Jones was Dean of the School of Health Sciences (1993-2005) at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne and served as a Congressional Fellow (2000) in the 107th Congress with Senator Richard Lugar. In 2003 he received the Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences from Empresarial University. He is presently Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Indiana University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Jones has published over 100 articles, book chapters and research abstracts in the dental, medical and education literature and obtained over 6.8 million dollars in educational, service, training and research grants. He has presented lectures in the United States, Caribbean, China, Europe and the Middle East on a variety of topics related to higher education.
Dr Yoshihisa Yamashita is a Chairman at Section of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry,Division of Oral Health Growth and Development, Kyushu University Faculty of Dental Science. He received his DDS 1982 and PhD 1986 in Dentistry from Kyushu Dental College. The theme of his thesis is alkaline phosphatase in mammals. He worked in the project of cariogenic bacteria with Prof Tadamichi Takehara in the Department of Preventive Dentistry Kyushu Dental College from 1987 to 1993. During this period he had postdoc experience in the Howard Kuramitsu laboratory at Texas University Health Science Center at San Antonio for two years and learned genetic recombination technique. In 1993 he took the position of Associate Professor in Kyushu University and in 2000 he became a Chairman of Department of Oral Health Science in Nihon University. Finally, in 2003 he moved to Kyushu University and took the present position. Now he is interested in relationship between oral health status and general health and is progressing research projects involving both bench work of molecular biology and epidemiology.
Dr. Nobuo Kondoh was graduated from Hokkaido University School of Dentistry, then the postgraduate course of oral surgery at the Hokkaido University, Japan. He was awarded fellowship of the Japan Society for the promotion of science for Japanese junior scientists. He was experienced Visiting Fellow, then Visiting Associate of Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD, U.S.A. Research Associate of Department of Cell Genetics, Sasaki Institute, Tokyo, Japan. Assistant Professor of Department of Biochemistry, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan. From 2008 to present, Professor of Department of Oral Biochemistry, Division of Oral Structure, Function and Development, Asahi University School of Dentistry, Gifu, Japan.