Board Members

Directors

Usama Hamdan
MD, FICS
Board President
Global Smile Foundation

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Clinical Instructor in Otology & Laryngology, Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Instructor of Otolaryngology, Boston University School of Medicine

Krishna Patel
MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Director of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Raymond Ciccolo

  • President, Village Automotive Group, Boston, MA
  • Founder & President, Ciccolo Family Foundation

Jay Schnitzer
MD, Ph.D.

  • Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Mitre corporation, Bedford, MA
  • Former Director Defense Sciences Office, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Former Chief Medical Officer & Senior Vice President, Boston Scientific Corporation

Navil Sethna
MD, FAAP

  • Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Director, Mayo Family Pediatric, Rehabilitation Center, Department of Anesthesia, Children’s Hospital Boston

Talal Ali Ahmad
Board Treasurer
Director of Information Technology
Global Smile Foundation

  • Co-Founder and CEO, Proximie, Bedford, MA
  • Former President, Estrada Communications, Bedford, MA

Christopher V. Hughes
D.M.D., Ph.D.
Board Secretary
Global Smile Foundation

  • Professor & Chair, Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Advisory Board

Alan Silverstein

  • CEO, BAM Inc., Knoxville, TN

Rebecca Binder

  • Executive Director, Benco Family Foundation, Pittston, PA

Joe Daher

  • President, Kai Capital Management, New York, NY

Kristine Marcy

  • Member, Board of Directors, National Academy of Public Administration
  • Former Associate Director, United States Marshals Service
  • Former Associate Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Babak Azizzadeh
MD, FACS

  • Chairman & Director of the CENTER for Advanced Facial Plastic Surgery, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Board-certified Facial Plastic Surgeon & Otolaryngologist—Head and Neck Surgeon
  • Co-Director, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship Program, Keck School of Medicine
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCLA

Mary Ann Boyle Murray
MBA, MPH

  • Principle, MBM Development Communications, Boston Ma

Steven Maturo
MD, LT Colonel, USAF, MC, FS

  • Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C.
  • Director of Residency, Department of Otolaryngology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University

Serena Kassam
DMD
Presurgical & Dental Director
Global Smile Foundation

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, New York University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY

Tripp Amdur

  • Group President of Medline Industries
  • Medline Director in Europe, Asia, and Australia

RG Conlee

  • President and CEO, Tylark Corporation
  • Former Chief Innovation Officer, Xerox Services

Stephen U. Harris
MD, FACS

  • Harris Plastic Surgery, West Islip, NY
  • Chief of Plastic Surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital , West Islip, NY
  • Active staff surgeon (and former Chief of Plastic Surgery) at NSLIJ – Southside Hospital , Bay Shore, NY

George Blaser

  • President, Coast to Coast Medical, Fall River, MA

Paul Cody

  • Corporate Operations Specialist, Prospect Airport Service, Dallas, TX

Kenneth Pellegrino
CEBT

  • Manager, Clinical Engineering
  • Chairman, Laser Committee, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA

Robert Karch
MD, MPH

  • Director, Medical Nutrition Longitudinal Curricular Theme, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
  • Pediatric Clinical Clerkship Site Director, UCF College of Medicine/Nemours Children’s Hospital Inpatient Teaching Service
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Univ. of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL

Committees

Surgical

Krishna Patel
MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Director of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Fernando Almas
MD, DDS
Surgical Director
Global Smile Foundation

  • Oral and MaxiloFacial Surgeon
  • President, Global Smile Brazil
  • Director of CranioFacial Surgery Department in General Hospital of Goiania – Brazil.

Steven Maturo
MD, LT Colonel, USAF, MC, FS

  • Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C.
  • Director of Residency, Department of Otolaryngology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University

Carolyn Rogers-Vizena
MD

  • Attending in Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Associate Clinical Director for Plastic and Oral Surgery Services and Special Effects and Materials Science, Boston Children’s Hospital Simulator Program
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Matthew Brigger
MD, MPH

  • Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at Rady Children’s Hospita,San Diego
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine

Adam Johnson
MD, PhD
Director of Research
Global Smile Foundation

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Universtity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
  • Director of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

Lauren Kilpatrick
MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Fellowship Program Director
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery
    University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Anesthesia

Navil Sethna
MD, FAAP

  • Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Director, Mayo Family Pediatric, Rehabilitation Center, Department of Anesthesia, Children’s Hospital Boston

Andrea Gomez Morad
MD

  • Instructor in Anestheisa -Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Lisgelia Santana
MD

  • Associate professor university of Central Florida School of Medicine
  • Director of Medical Student Anesthesia Clerkship Central Florida School of Medicine

Jane Seviour
MD

  • Locum Staff Anesthesiologist, Health Sciences Center, St. John’s NL

Thomas Sung
MD

  • Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology, Tufts Medical Center
  • Director of Day Surgery Unit, Tufts Medical Center – Boston, Massachusetts

Sarena Teng
MD

  • Staff Physician, Anesthesiology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, LA

Dental

Christopher V. Hughes
D.M.D., Ph.D.
Board Secretary
Global Smile Foundation

  • Professor & Chair, Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Serena Kassam
DMD
Director of Presurgical & Dental Division
Global Smile Foundation

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, New York University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY

M. Mansoor Ahmed
DDS, MS

Yinayra Victoria Peralta
DMD, MMSc

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Post-Doctoral Program in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, General Practice Residency Program
  • Dentist, Dental Dreams
  • Dentist, Ryder Memorial Hospital

Bieke L. Kreps
DDS, MSc

  • Pediatric Dentist and Special Care Dentist, referral hospital-based practice, Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery, AZ Delta Roeselare, Belgium
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, NYU College of Dentistry (USA)
  • Scientific Researcher, Unit Population Studies, Dept. of Oral Health Sciences, University Leuven (Belgium)
  • Dental specialist/Pediatric Dentist, Craniofacial Center, University Hospitals Ghent (Belgium)
  • Director of Global Development, Positive Exposure (a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization)
  • Co-Founder and Director of Positive Exposure Belgium vzw (non-profit organization)

Nursing & QA

Rosemarie Cruz, RN

Sylvia Terlecki, RN

Alyssa Hotes, RN

Corey MacManus, RN

Jeanne Paolilli, RN

Pediatrics

Jennifer C. Munoz Pareja
MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor & Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Director of Pediatric Simulation, University of Florida

Robert Karch
MD, MPH

  • Director, Medical Nutrition Longitudinal Curricular Theme, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
  • Pediatric Clinical Clerkship Site Director, UCF College of Medicine/Nemours Children’s Hospital Inpatient Teaching Service
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Univ. of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando, FL

Patient Safety & Simulation

Jennifer C. Munoz Pareja
MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor & Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Director of Pediatric Simulation, University of Florida

Marie Nader
MD

  • Pediatric Residency Program, University of Florida

IT

Talal Ali Ahmad
Board Treasurer
Director of Information Technology
Global Smile Foundation

  • Co-Founder and CEO, Proximie, Bedford, MA
  • Former President, Estrada Communications, Bedford, MA

RG Conlee

  • President and CEO, Tylark Corporation
  • Former Chief Innovation Officer, Xerox Services

Research

Adam Johnson
MD, PhD
Director of Research
Global Smile Foundation

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Universtity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
  • Director of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction

Fernando Almas
MD, DDS
Surgical Director
Global Smile Foundation

  • Oral and MaxiloFacial Surgeon
  • President, Global Smile Brazil
  • Director of CranioFacial Surgery Department in General Hospital of Goiania – Brazil.

Elie Ramly
MD
Research Coordinator

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC)
  • Surgery Resident, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Rami Kantar
MD
Research Coordinator

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, New York University
  • Surgery Resident, The University of Maryland Medical System

Contact Us

Translate »
error: Alert: Content is protected !!