2nd Virtual Pain and Sleep Symposium

Date / Time

August 20, 2021

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


About this event

The second annual virtual pain and sleep symposium aims to educate health and dental professionals on the current information available on sleep and pain. Specifically, speakers will discuss the public health concern that is sleep apnea and treatments beyond CPAP. Speakers will also touch on the benefits of bridging the gap between dental and medical experts when it comes to dental sleep medicine and orofacial pain treatment.


Kenneth Kromash, DDS

Director, Dental Anesthesiology Program

Head, Section of Pain and Anxiety Control, Department of Dentistry,

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Keynote Speaker (Pain)

Terri E. Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN, ATSF, FAASM

Dean, UIC College of Nursing

Professor, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science, UIC College of Nursing,

Professor, Department of Medicine, UIC College of Medicine

Keynote Speaker (Sleep)

Michael Han, DDS, FACS

Assistant Professor, Residency Program Director

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

UIC College of Dentistry

Guest Speaker (Sleep)


Maria Therese Galang-Boquiren, DMD, MS

Director, Predoctoral Orthodontics,

Associate Professor of Orthodontics,

UIC College of Dentistry

Jasjot Sahni, DDS, FAAOP

Clinical Assistant Professor,

Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences,

UIC College of Dentistry

Please RSVP no later than August 20th at 9AM.


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