Dr. Thomas Sollecito, Professor and Chair of Penn Dental Medicine’s Department of Oral Medicine, has been named President of the American Board of Oral Medicine. He assumed the one-year term to this leadership post at a recent meeting of the board.
Dr. Sollecito has been an active member of the board, serving as Vice President for the past two years, and before that, he was Treasurer for five years.
The American Board of Oral Medicine promotes and maintains the highest standards of teaching, research, and patient care in the discipline of oral medicine for the benefit of the public. The Board administers a certification process for dentists who are accomplished in the field. Oral medicine doctors who have graduated from an accredited and recognized oral medicine program may apply for taking the board exams. Individuals who pass all requirements become Diplomates of the American Board of Oral Medicine.