Travis T. Tollefson MD MPH FACS
Dr. Tollefson is the proud father of Theo, a toddler who has humbled him by making him take days off. Theo is already an avid Jayhawk basketball fan, as any well informed gentleman should be. He is Professor and Director of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California Davis, where he specializes in cleft and pediatric craniofacial care, facial reconstruction and facial trauma care.
-His interest in the emerging field of Global Surgery and improving surgical access in low-resource countries led him to complete an MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. He helps lead the CMF arm of the AO-Alliance.org, whose goal is to instill AO principles in facial injuries in low resource settings.
-His current research is focuses on clinical outcomes of patients with cleft lip-palate, facial trauma education in Africa, patterns of mandible fracture care, and patient reported outcomes in facial paralysis surgeries. He coedited, Complete Cleft Care, an evidence-based textbook on team management of cleft lip-palate. He serves as his department’s Director of Wellness and Mentoring, co-director of the UC Davis Cleft Team.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery,and is the Editor-In-Chief for Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine journal (formerly JAMA - Facial Plastic Surgery).
Dr. Cunningham is Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He currently serves on the ABOMS Board of Directors and as an AOCMF Educational Board member. His clinical interests include orthognathic surgery, facial trauma and reconstruction, and temporomandibular joint surgery. Dr. Cunningham is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Lamont R. Jones, M.D., MBA, received his medical degree and completed otolaryngology residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery at SUNNY UpState Medical University. Dr. Jones also completed an executive MBA from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, in 2016. Dr. Jones is currently the Vice Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He is involved in departmental and hospital operations and has an interest revenue cycle, cost reduction and using telemedicine to improve clinical efficiencies. His clinical interests include the treatment of congenital facial anomalies, facial rejuvenation and facial trauma. Dr. Jones’ interests also include the treatment of keloids and translational keloid research, for which, he was recently awarded a, 5 year $900,00 K08 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Science. A national and international speaker, Jones has published multiple journal articles and books chapters. He holds positions in local and national medical organizations, and is involved with “Face to Face” and Kenya Relief which support international medical mission trips to countries such as Vietnam and Kenya. His mission work has been featured in the Detroit Free Press, Detroit Hour Magazine and in an hour television special, “Care and Hope, Proud Detroit Exports”, on Detroit WDIV Channel 4.
Dr. Delora Mount is dual board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Her clinical specialties include treatment of infants and children, particularly those with major facial birth defects which include, cleft lip/palate repair, correction of skull shape abnormalities, and speech disorders (hypernasal speech). Dr. Mount also specializes in craniofacial surgery, orthognathic (jaw) surgery, maxillofacial trauma as well as aesthetic and cosmetic surgery, primarily limited to the face.
Dr. Powers surgical experience in facial trauma was attained during a military career highlighted by the acute management of ballistic and other injuries of warfare, as well as performing secondary and tertiary facial reconstructive surgery during various staff assignments at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, the National Naval Medical Center – Bethesda and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He lectures and has published extensively on the management of ballistic injuries to the craniomaxillofacial skeleton, comprehensive reconstruction techniques, and the use of computer-aided surgical planning and patient-specific implants for anatomic rehabilitation after catastrophic injuries. He serves as the Director of the Duke University Medical Center Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Program, as well as the Director of Duke's Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship training program.
Andrew H. Murr, MD, FACS
Dr. Murr is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.
Dr. Murr attended Boston University earning a BA degree in Medical Science. He earned his MD degree at Hahnemann University (now Drexel University) graduating in 1987. His surgical internship was at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City and his residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery was accomplished at St. Louis University. Dr. Murr joined the faculty of UCSF in 1993. Dr. Murr has served in many roles including as Chief of Service at San Francisco General Hospital, as Vice Chairman for clinical affairs, and as Residency Program Director. Within the university, Dr. Murr serves on the Leadership Council, Credentials Committee, O.R. Committee, CME Governing Board, and Executive Medical Board. He is a board member of the Mt. Zion Foundation and Hearing Research, Inc. Within the medical school, Dr. Murr was an inaugural Advisory College Mentor serving in that role for just over 10 years.
Dr. Murr’s contribution to professional organizations has included service on the AAO-HNS Task Force for New Materials, the Home Study Committee, a term on the Editorial Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and appointment as a Guest Examiner, Examiner, Senior Examiner and now Director for the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
He has a long history of contribution to the AO/ASIF and is past Chair of the AOCMF NA Board and currently the North American Representative to the AOCMF International Board. Dr. Murr is a Fellow of the Triological Society, has served on numerous committees within that organization, and is currently the society’s Treasurer. The Triological Society distributes over $400,000 of research grants through a competitive process each year. Dr. Murr is on the Board of Governors for the American College of Surgeons representing the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Although primarily a clinician and educator, Dr. Murr has research interests pertaining to facial trauma, underserved communities, and diseases of poverty. He has a clinical interest in rhinology and has studied issues pertaining to the role of fungi in chronic rhinosinusitis and nasal polyposis.
Dr. Michael Turner is the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his dental degree from the University of Maryland, followed by a preliminary certificate of Oral and Maxillofacial from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He graduated from the SUNY Stony Brook School, after which he completed residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He completed a Master of Science in clinical research and translational medicine from the New York University School of Medicine. A diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Turner is an expert in maxillofacial reconstructive surgery and orthognathic surgery and is considered an international expert on minimally invasive salivary gland surgery. He has authored and co-authored 33 peer reviewed journal articles and 13 book chapters. He is on the board of directors of the Brooklyn Queens Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is the Vice-Chair of the Section of Dentistry and Oral Health of the New York Academy of Medicine. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Craniofacial Trauma and Reconstruction Open.
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