June 13, 2019 to June 14, 2019

Donald Kerr Symposium - The Microbiome in Oral Health and Disease

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm


University of Michigan, School of Dentistry
1011 N. University Ave.
Room G508
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Event Description

On behalf of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and the Organizing Committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to the 2nd Donald Kerr Symposium. Together, with internationally renowned experts in the field of immunology, microbiology, and pathology, we will explore the rapidly emerging and transformative field of “Microbiome and Oral Health”. This symposium will appeal to all healthcare providers, and scientists as the speakers from the University of Michigan, Stanford University, University of Athens and the University of Washington explore basic to clinical science perspectives.

June 13, 2019

-Kerr Symposium Workshop: Simple Biopsy Techniques for Daily Practice using hands-on surgical activities (a separate registration is required).

-Kerr Symposium Poster Session/Complimentary Wine & Cheese reception.

June 14, 2019

-Kerr Symposium: A full day of ground-breaking presentations from renowned clinicians and scientists. The symposium awards 8 continuing dental education credits for both the Poster Session and Symposium.

Early registration pricing ends April 12.

Donald Kerr Legacy: The symposium honors the groundbreaking research and leadership of Donald Kerr, who was a member of the School of Dentistry and Medical School faculties for 40 years before retiring in 1977. Dr. Kerr was widely recognized for his work in periodontology and oral pathology, along with the development of special dental programs for oral cancer patients. He had the distinction of being president of the American Academy of Periodontology and president and co-founder of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Every two years, a variety of topics is explored as part of the Kerr Symposium at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

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