Dr. Adlesic Reelected Director of ADSA

Dr. Edward Adlesic (DMD ’76), clinical assistant professor at the School of Dental Medicine, was reelected as a Director for the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA) for a 2-year term. ADSA comprises about 5000 dentists in the areas of oral and maxillofacial surgery, dental anesthesiology, pediatric dentistry, and general dentistry, who use moderate sedation, deep sedation, and general anesthesia in their practices

Pitt Center of Excellence in Pain Education received NIH Funding

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The National Institutes on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded the University of Pittsburgh a $907,931 federal contract for the “University of Pittsburgh, Center of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPE): Pain Challenges in Primary Care.” Twenty-two faculty from five of the Schools of Health Sciences will collaborate to develop interactive virtual cases ranging from opioid misuse following wisdom teeth extraction to widespread pain and fibromyalgia.

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