Board of Trustees

AAOM's Board of Trustees sets the Academy's strategic directions and provides oversight to see that the organization's goals are met. Many Board members are also committee chairs who participate actively in the accomplishments of the Academy's programs. Below are the BOT members for the year 2019-2020.

Executive Committee                  

  • Lauren Patton, President
  • Andres Pinto, President-Elect
  • Nathaniel Treister, Vice President
  • Vidya Sankar, Secretary
  • Kentaro Ikeda, Treasurer
  • Carol Anne Murdoch Kinch, Assistant Secretary
  • Sunday Akintoye, Assistant Treasurer
  • Eric Stoopler, Immediate Past-President 2018-2019
  • Michele Reeder, Executive Director 

Past-Presidents

  • Robert Arm, Past President
  • Ronald Brown, Past President
  • William Carpenter, Past President
  • Robert Eskow, Past President
  • Martin Greenberg, Past President
  • Ellis Hall, Past President
  • Wayne Herman, Past President
  • Michaell Huber, Past President
  • Wendy Hupp, Past President
  • A. Ross Kerr, Past President
  • Joseph Konzelman, Past President
  • Mark Kutcher, Past President
  • David Lederman, Past President
  • Francina Lozada-Nur, Past President
  • Nelson Rhodus, Past President
  • Miriam Robbins, Past President
  • John Robinson, Past President
  • Allyn Segelman, Past President
  • Michael Siegel, Past President
  • Tom Sollecito, Past President
  • Carol Stewart, Past President
  • Eric Stoopler, Past President
  • George Taybos, Past President

Committee Chairs * 

  • Kentaro Ikeda  and Bhavik Desai, Abstracts and Participation Programs Subcommittee Chair
  • Ngozi Nwizu and Shawn Adibi, Academic Fellowship Co-Chairs
  • Nancy Burkhart and Andrea Cline, Affiliate Fellowship Co-Chairs
  • Lauren Patton and A. Ross Kerr, Corporate Sponsorship Co-Chairs
  • Nathaniel Treister, Budget, and Finance Committee Chair
  • Thomas Sollecito and Robert Arm, Constitution, and Bylaws Committee Chair
  • Nelson Rhodus, Ethics Committee Chair
  • Sivappiriyai Piri Veluppillai, Graduate Awards Committee Chair
  • Lauren Patton, Honorary Fellowship and Awards Committee Chair
  • Michael Hatton and Mahnaz Fatahzadeh, Membership Committee Co-Chairs
  • Craig Hatch and Michaell Huber, National Meeting Committee Co-Chairs
  • Miriam Robbins, Nominating Committee 
  • Lauren Patton, OOOO Journal Editor
  • Shawn Adibi, Organization of Teachers of Oral Diagnosis Committee Chair
  • Martin Tyler, Historian/Policies and Procedures Committee Chair
  • Allesandro Villa and Takako Tanaka, Program Directors Committee Co-Chairs
  • Jaisri Thoppay, Promotions Committee Chair
  • Juan Bugueno and Milda Chmieliauskaite, Publications Committee Co-Chairs
  • Sunday Akintoye, Research Committee Chair
  • Miriam Robbins, Search Committee Chair
  • Arwa Farag and Allesandro Villa, Scientific Sessions Subcommittee Co-Chairs

*We have listed committee chairs and some co-chairs. Committees are only represented by one Committee Chair on the Board of Trustees