Monday, November 3, 2008: 9:45 AM-10:45 AM
McCormick Place West
Lecture: 2008 ASMS Converse Lecture: Innovative Evolutions in Surgery of the Cranio-Maxillofacial Skeleton - A Historical Perspective
Objective(s):The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons is proud to present Hugo L. Obwegeser, MD, DMD as the 2008 Converse Lecturer. An innovator and pioneer in the development of craniomaxillofacial surgery, Dr. Obwegeser will chronicle the evolution in surgery of the craniomaxillofacial skeleton, highlighting surgical advances, but also the diagnosis and planning for the correction of congenital, developmental and acquired abnormalities of the craniomaxillofacial complex. During his productive career, Dr. Obwegeser has held multiple academic positions, eventually serving as Director of the Clinic for Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland from 1974 until 1987. In 2000, he published the seminal textbook, Mandibular Growth Anomalies: Terminology, Aetiology, Diagnosis, Treatment. Dr. Obwegeser has received numerous honors and awards for his work and service in the field and has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally.
Presenter:Hugo L. Obwegeser, MD

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