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O. Ross Beirne – September 2017

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O. Ross Beirne received his D.M.D from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of California, San Francisco, and his certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He served as Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Washington from 1999 to 2010. He is currently Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Washington, School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and the American Association for Dental Research. He is a founding member of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. His honors include election to Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Berkeley; Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Harvard School of Dental Medicine; and the American College of Dentists. He is the recipient of the 2008 AAOMS/ADEA Gies Award for distinguished achievements in oral surgery, the 2013 University of Washington Bruce Rothwell Lifetime Teaching Award, the 2014 American Dental Society of Anesthesiology’s Heidbrink Award, the 2016 AAOMS Daniel Laskin Outstanding Predoctoral Educator Award and the 2017 Washington State Dental Association UW Faculty of the year. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice and Oral Surgery. He is past chair of the Osseointegration Foundation-Academy of Osseointegration’s Committee on Research and the OMS Foundation Committee on Research. While continuing to be engaged in clinical practice and translation research, Beirne also devotes considerable time to clinical practice and teaching at the predoctoral, resident, and postdoctoral levels.