Carol Stewart, D.D.S., M.S., a professor in the University of Florida Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences, was selected to serve as president of The American Academy of Oral Medicine 2014-15 during its annual meeting in Orlando, Florida, in April.
“I am delighted to be working with the association’s executive committee and Board of Trustees this year to advance the strategic goals of the academy,” Stewart said.
Stewart also serves as the College of Dentistry’s interim associate dean for clinical affairs, works in clinical teaching and serves in the UF Health Oral Medicine Clinic.
Stewart earned her bachelor’s in medical technology and her master’s in education from Indiana University, and earned her dental degree from Indiana’s School of Dentistry in 1980. She completed a general practice residency at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1981 and returned to Indiana’s School of Dentistry where she earned a certificate in oral medicine in 1983 and a master’s in oral medicine in 1986. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and a Fellow of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Before joining the college she served as dental faculty at the University of Nebraska and the University of Minnesota.
About AAOM: Founded in 1945, The American Academy of Oral Medicine offers credentialing, resources and professional community for oral medicine practitioners and serves the public by facilitating lifesaving research on Oral Medicine topics. For more information please visit: http://www.aaom.com/.