2014: Management/Identification of Oral Lesions and Conditions: Overview

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine - Continuing Education Course

Management / Identification of Oral Lesions and Conditions: Overview


Wednesday, February 26, 2014


This course is presented in partnership with the CDM Section of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 

the NY/NJ AIDS Education & Training Center, the New York State Dental Association and the Dental Hygienists' Association of the State of New York.



Date & Time

Wednesday, February 26 - 2-4 p.m.


Continuing Education Credits: 2


Location Columbia University Medical Center

Presbyterian Hospital - 17th Floor, Rm. 311W

622 West 168th Street (bet. 168th St. & Ft. Washington Ave.), New York, NY 10032


Registration Fee: $95;

$25 CDM Faculty

$25 NYSDA and DHASNY Members - ID# required at registration


Robert D. Kelsch, DMD - Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, North Shore-LI J Health System; Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LI J School of Medicine

Course Description
A two-hour program that describes and illustrates common oral lesions associated with the medically complex patient. Topics can include fungal, bacterial, viral and periodontal lesions and includes case discussions with related treatment modality.on.
Course Objectives 
Details to follow.
Presenter Biography 
Dr. Kelsch is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and has been with the North Shore-LI J Health System Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine since 2000 as an attending pathologist. His training in oral and maxillofacial pathology was completed in 1997. He is involved in the oral and maxillofacial pathology residency training program and participates in the active oral and maxillofacial pathology biopsy service.  Prior to joining the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine he was the oral diagnosis clinic director at University of Illinois College of Dentistry. Dr. Kelsch has had numerous articles published in the Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology journal and Journal of Oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has spoken nationally on topics such as pediatric oral pathology. His interests include salivary gland pathology.


REGISTRATION: The fastest way to register for courses is online. You can also submit a completed CE registration form by fax to 212-342-5179 or by mail to: CE Office, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 630 West 168th Street, Box 20, New York NY 10032. Registration may also be done by telephone at 212-305-7124. Please make checks payable to: Columbia University. Early registration is advised to guarantee a place in all courses.

TUITION & FEES: CDM Alumni and all dental hygienists/staff receive a 10% discount on listed tuition for all Continuing Education (CE) courses. CDM alumni graduating within five (5) years prior to a course receive a 20% discount. CDM faculty and staff receive a 50% discount on listed tuition rates. Retired alumni not requiring CE credits may audit courses at no charge, dependent on space availability.

CANCELLATION POLICY AND CHANGES: Cancellation of a course will result in a refund or credit to your CE account. Refunds are granted only if notification is received in writing at least 72 hours prior to the course. For Implantology Continuum and other extended or international sessions, please refer to the dedicated webpage for specific cancellation details for those courses. Columbia University cannot assume responsibility for losses due to participants' travel arrangements. Tuitions for no-shows will be forfeited.

COLLEGE POLICY: Sponsorship of a course by the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine does not necessarily reflect the philosophy or endorsement of a procedure or product. We reserve the right to modify course content or faculty.