SATURDAY JANUARY 17, 2015 DE 937 1 Forensic Science and Dentistry: An Introduction to the World of Forensic Odontology Dr. Dirk van der Meer COURSE OUTLINE This presentation will include an introduction to forensic science and the important role that dentistry plays in this evolving field. An overview of the various aspects of forensic dentistry will be discussed including bitemark analysis, age estimation and identification of human remains. Historical and present day case presentations will explore the methods, materials and science involved in forensic odontology casework. Special emphasis will be focused on disaster victim identification (DVI), including discussion of international DVI responses and current training courses. An update on local forensic odontology activities in British Columbia will also be discussed. This course is open to dentists and all members of the dental team. DR. DIRK VAN DER MEER B.SC. D.M.D., received a Bachelor of Science degree and a D.M.D. degree from the University of British Columbia, and completed a Fellowship in Forensic Odontology from the Center for Education and Research in Forensics (CERF) at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTHSCSA). His forensic training includes the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) Emerging Forensic Technologies course in Bethesda, Maryland and Medicolegal Death Investigation training at the St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology (ASFO), the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) and the Canadian Society of Forensic Science (CSFS). Dr. van der Meer is also an Adjunct Technical Officer with the Bureau of Legal Dentistry (BOLD) Lab at the University of British Columbia and he is the Training Officer for the British Columbia Forensic Odontology Response Team (BC-FORT). Dr. van der Meer has published forensic articles in the Journal of Forensic Sciences and the Journal of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science. Dr. van der Meer works with the British Columbia Coroner’s Service to help in the identification of human remains. He also works with police agencies in the analysis and comparison of bitemarks and in the estimation of age. Dr. van der Meer was a member of the Canadian forensic team that was deployed to Thailand to help in the identification of victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami. Dr. van der Meer is actively involved as an instructor in disaster victim identification training courses for Canadian and international identification specialists. REGISTRATION APPLICATION TUITION: until Dec. 1 after Dec. 2 Dentists: Dental Hygienists: Dental Technicians: Certified Dental Assistants: $295$325 $175 $195 $175 $195 $155 $175 Continental breakfast, luncheon and all course handouts included. TIMES: Registration begins: 8:30 am Course commences: 9:00 am 6 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION LOCATION: IRC Lecture Hall #6 University of British Columbia 2194 Health Sciences Mall Vancouver, BC Register at www.dentistry.ubc.ca/cde PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT CLEARLY # DE 9371 FORENSIC SCIENCE AND DENTISTRY SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 2015 TUITION: qDentists: qDental Hygienists: qDental Technicians: qCertified Dental Assistants: LAST NAME FIRST NAME INITIALS until Dec. 1 after Dec. 2 $295$325 $175 $195 $175 $195 $155 $175 Continuing Dental Education at the University of British Columbia designates this activity for 6 continuing education hours. Continuing Dental Education at the University of British Columbia 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp. DISCLAIMER: Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. Some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education course by The University of British Columbia does not imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure or product by The University of British Columbia. MAILING ADDRESS CITY PROVINCE DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER BC COLLEGE # POSTAL CODE EMAIL ADDRESS Payment by Cheque: Please make cheque payable to The University of British Columbia and forward to the following address: Registration, Continuing Dental Education, The University of British Columbia #105 - 2194 Health Sciences Mall, CANCELLATION POLICY: Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3. Fee in full must accompany registration. The tuition fee is If paying by credit card, please register online at dentistry.ubc.ca/cde To register by phone: Local Calls 604-822-6156 Long Distance (Toll Free) 1-877-328-7744 deductible for Canadian Income Tax purposes. Registrants withdrawing 72 hours prior to the course will be refunded less a $50 administration fee. No refund will be granted for cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to the course date.
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