The Dental College of Georgia has introduced that Dr. Antonia Kolokythas has been named chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical procedure (OMFS) efficient Jan. 1, 2023.
She at the moment serves as chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical procedure and ambulatory director of OMFS and hospital dentistry providers on the University of Rochester-Eastman Institute for Oral Health at Robust Memorial Hospital. Kolokythas joined the College of Rochester in 2015 from the College of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Dentistry, the place she served from 2008-2015, as an affiliate professor, program director and director of analysis within the Division of OMFS.
After incomes a dental diploma on the College of Thessaloniki in Greece, she accomplished residency coaching in OMFS on the College of Illinois at Chicago in 2004, adopted by two surgical fellowships in head and neck maxillofacial oncology and reconstruction on the College of Maryland at Baltimore and the College of California at San Francisco.
Instantly after fellowship coaching, she returned to the College of Illinois as full-time tenure-track school. Inside six years she was promoted to the rank of affiliate professor with tenure. Throughout her tenure at UIC, she earned a Physician of Dental Surgical procedure and a Grasp of Science in Oral Science.
The main focus of her scientific follow and analysis is in oral most cancers, particularly in early detection and prognosis. Oral most cancers and maxillofacial pathology are the first foci of her quite a few publications in peer-reviewed journals, e-book chapter contributions and shows at nationwide and worldwide scientific conferences.
Kolokythas stays energetic in regional and nationwide skilled organizations and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical procedure, the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical procedure Analysis and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical procedure Instances. She additionally serves as part editor for the oral and maxillofacial surgical procedure part for Oral Surgical procedure, Oral Medication, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology.
In 2008 she was awarded the School Schooling Improvement Award from the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Basis. In 2014 she obtained the School Analysis Award and the DuBrul School Achievement Award on the College of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Dentistry and was named one of many Prime 25 Girls in Dentistry in Dental Merchandise Report.
In 2015 she was named division chair and program director of the College of Rochester-Eastman Institute for Oral Well being Superior Schooling OMFS Residency Coaching Program. Kolokythas was additionally inducted to the American School of Surgeons in 2016.
She earned a second grasp’s diploma in well being professions schooling on the Warner College of Schooling on the College of Rochester in 2019. She additionally accomplished the Government Management in Tutorial Medication fellowship program at Drexel College in 2019.
In 2020, Kolokythas was promoted to full professor with tenure within the College of Rochester’s faculties of drugs and dentistry. She serves as an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical procedure and as a content material skilled in surgical reconstruction for the group.