Third Annual Virtual Graber Symposium 2023

Date / Time

September 23, 2023

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The UIC Department of Orthodontics warmly welcomes you to the Third Annual Virtual Graber Symposium. This year we have brought together outstanding orthodontic educators and clinician scientists to share exciting developments and advances in the orthodontics field. See the full list of speakers and their talks below. We hope you join us!

Register for the event.

No registration fee. Open to all.

Qualifies for 5 CE Credit Hours


9-9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Dean Susan Rowan, Dr. Budi Kusnoto and Dr. Lee W. Graber

University of Illinois Chicago

9:15-11:15 a.m.

Key Note Address

Personalized Medicine and Craniofacial Orthodontics

Dr. Stephen Yen

University of Southern California Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

11:15-11:30 a.m.


11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Demystifying Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Dr. Therese Galang-Boquiren

University of Illinois Chicago

12-12:30 p.m.

Specialty Node of National Dental Practice Based Research Network: Opportunities for Clinicians

Dr. Maysaa Oubaidin & Dr. Min Kyeong Lee

University of Illinois Chicago

12:30-1:30 p.m.


1:30-2:30 p.m.

Orthopedics Treatment Strategies for Class III Malocclusions: New Prospective

Dr. Mohammed Elnagar

University of Illinois Chicago

2:30-2:45 p.m.


2:45-3:45 p.m.

Interdisciplinary Orthodontic Approach

Dr. Phimon Atsawasuwan

University of Illinois Chicago

3:45-4 p.m.

Annual Updates from UIC Orthodontics

Dr. Veerasathpurush Allareddy

University of Illinois Chicago

4-4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Dr. Budi Kusnoto & Dr. Lee W. Graber


  • Understand the rationale for the traditional timetable of treatment and the modifications needed to customize treatment to individual patient needs.
  • Describe and differentiate Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea in contrast to Adult OSA.
  • Give an overview of Pediatric OSA treatment as it relates to orthodonticsDifferentiate the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network from traditional research avenues.
  • Identify the Network’s impact on clinic practice.
  • Understand the diagnosis and decision-making process.
  • Understand new frontiers in the treatment of Class III malocclusion.
  • Understand the concept of Interdisciplinary orthodontics.
  • Be able to communicate with other specialists for the interdisciplinary cases involving orthodontic treatment.
  • Be able to co-ordinate orthodontic treatments for the interdisciplinary cases effectively.

University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry designates this activity for five continuing education credits.

For questions and inquiries, please email Dr. Min Kyeong Lee –

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