OUR SPEAKERS - Myalgias, Neuralgias and Other Pains in the Head - 5th International Symposium Sydney, Friday March 18th –Sunday March 20th 2016
Those of you who attended our Symposium in 2014 ( on sleep medicine) will remember Gary, either for his marvelous work in the introductory course, or the amazing impromptu lecture he gave during lunch on Lyme Disease.
Download - Orofacial pain mechanisms and management by Gary Heir
More information about the Symposium
Gary is the Clinical Director of the Center
for Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial pain, Department of Diagnostic Services at Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine, Newark, New Jersey, Clinical Professor and the Program Director of the Orofacial Pain Advanced Educations (Fellowship) and Masters in Dental Science/ Orofacial Pain Graduate Program of the Center at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. Gary is Past President of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, Past President of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and currently serves as the Chair of the Written Examination Council for the ABOP National Pain Boards. In addition to serving as a Clinical Professor at Rutgers University, Gary is also a Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Orofacial Pain Team of the Clinical Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Gary has authored numerous publications and text book chapters and
has served as the Vice Chair of the NJ Governor's Lyme Disease Advisory Council.
This year Gary will be discussing the use of Topical Medications in Orofacial Pain, as well as Psychological Considerations for the Orofacial Pain Patient.
Together Gary and Rafi make up the Dynamic Duo from Rutgers. They will discuss some unusual clinical cases from the Orofacial Pain clinic at Rutgers (Tics, Tacs and Other Scary Stuff). This will be a very important session that will help bring all of the theoretical knowledge we have heard into focus, and see it being used in clinical situations to diagnose and treat some very challenging patients.