Date: Saturday April 1, 2017
7:00 - 8:00 AM EDT Check-in @PDM
8:00 AM Keynote speakers @PDM
8:30 AM 5K and Run START (39-40th Locust)
9:00 - 11:00 AM Post-race festivities @PDM
8:00 - 12:00 PM FREE oral cancer screenings @PDM
Location: Both Registration the Walk begin on at the Penn Dental Medicine School (240 South 40th St). The race will begin on Locust Walk between 39th and 40th Locust St, near Saxby's Coffeehouse.
Rabie Shanti, DMD, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery/Pathology
"Dr. Rabi Shantie holds a dual appointment in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Penn Dental Medicine and the Department of Otorhinolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at Penn Medicine. Dr. Shanti sees patients at Pennsylvania Hospital and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he focuses on the evaluation and surgical treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck, such as, benign tumors of the jaws (e.g. ameloblastoma, myxoma) and malignant tumors of the jaws (eg. osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma), oral (mouth) cancer, and oropharyngeal (throat) cancer. He is involved in both clinical and translational research efforts at at Penn Dental Medicine that aim to enhance the efficacy of current treatment paradigms, as well as in the development of innovative treatment strategies for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck."
See more about Dr. Shanti here.
Janann has worked in the dental field for over 16 years/ She has never smoked. In 2014, in her mid-30's, she was diagnosed with mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Her story is very interesting not only because of the location of where it was found, but also how it was misdiagnosed twice by trained professionals in the dental field.