Oral Pathology: Preliminary Diagnosis and Developmental Abnormalities - Presented LIVE on Zoom
December 4, 2020
3 CE units
Part 1: Oral Medicine Update
Part 2: Oral Premalignancy and Cancer: What’s new?
Leticia Ferreira, DDS, MS
Associate Professor, Department of Diagnostic Sciences
University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
Dr. Leticia Ferreira obtained her dental degree from the Universidade Federal da Bahia, in Brazil, in 2006. Dr. Ferreira moved to Dallas in 2008 to start her residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Masters in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M Health Science Center. Her formal training in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology provided Dr. Ferreira extensive experience in diagnostic histopathology as well as in clinical evaluation, diagnosis and management of patients with oral mucosal diseases. Dr. Ferreira achieved fellowship status in the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and received the 2011 Shafer Award, which is given annually to the person scoring the highest on the academy’s fellowship examination. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology since September of 2011. Dr. Ferreira assumed a position as Assistant Professor at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in early 2012. While in that position, Dr. Ferreira was the sole oral and maxillofacial pathologist at UMMC School of Dentistry and was involved in the institution’s biopsy service and in the didactic and clinical training of dental students and residents. Dr. Ferreira joined the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in July 2014 where she is Associate Professor, an active participant at the Pacific Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Laboratory and is course director of several undergraduate and graduate courses. At the national level, Dr. Ferreira is currently a member of the Education Committee of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP) and immediate past chair of the Oral Pathology Section of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA).
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Elicia Hammond, RDH