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7:00 A.M. - 7:50 AM
REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:50 - 8:10 AM
Welcome and Introduction
Michelle Williams, MD and Todd Lester, MD
8:10 - 9:00 AM
Diagnostic Challenges of Oral Epithelial Dysplasia and Precursor Lesions
Susan Muller, DMD, MS, Emory
9:00 - 9:50 AM
Sinonasal Small Round Blue Cell Tumors: An Immunohistochemistry-based Diagnostic Approach
Justin Bishop, MD, UT Southwestern  
9:50 - 10:20 AM
HPV Testing in Head and Neck Cancer: Evidence-Based Guidelines and Challenges
Mary Schwartz, MD, Methodist
10:20 - 10:40 AM
BREAK
10:40 - 11:30 AM
Salivary Gland Tumors: Updated Classification, Molecular Insights and Biomarkers for Targeted Therapy
Diana Bell, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
11:30 - 12:00 PM
Diagnostic Pathology: Oral Manifestations of Mucocutaneous and Systemic Diseases
Nadarajah Vigneswaran, DDS, University of Texas Houston - Dental
12:00 - 12:45 PM
LUNCH
NEW - Lunch & Learn Session *Optional* 12:15-12:40 PM
HPV Testing Methodologies
Denise Croix, PhD, Roche Diagnostics Corporation
12:45 - 1:35 PM
Challenging Diagnoses in Adrenal Cortical Tumors
Lori Erickson, MD, Mayo Clinic
1:35 - 2:05 PM
Paraganglioma/Pheochromocytoma Syndromes: Genetic Defining Risk Assessment
Sam Hyde, MMSc, CGC, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
2:05 – 2:45 PM
A Practical  Approach to Classifying Mesenchymal Tumors of the Head and Neck
Wei-Lien Wang, MD The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
2:45 - 3:00 PM
BREAK
3:00 - 3:50 PM
Histologic Evaluation of Follicular-Patterned Thyroid Tumors
Justine Barletta, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
3:50 - 4:20 PM
The Use of Molecular Markers in the Management of Indeterminate Nodules
Steve Weitzman, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

4:20 - 4:50 PM

Pediatric Tumors with Involvement of the Head & Neck
John Hicks, MD, DDS, Baylor/Texas Childrens
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
Final Remarks and Adjournment
Michelle Williams, MD and Todd Lester, MD