15. Oct 2022 — 16. Oct 2022
It is with immense pride that I welcome you to the International Endodontic Forum ENDO SAPIENS 2022, which will be held in Rome on 15 and 16 October 2022. Four eminent international speakers from the United States; Syngcuk Kim, Martin Trope, Samuel Kratchman and Meetu Kohli, will contribute; together with myself, to a major endodontic event with an ambitious goal: to combine the most modern technologies, biomaterials, and advanced operative procedures in orthograde and surgical endodontics with research evidence. An intense first day of presentations in which clinical and scientific topics alternate, will be followed by a second day of hands-on workshops with a limited number of participants. See you in Rome this October 15 and 16, 2022.
Dr. Syngcuk Kim is the Louis I. Grossman Professor of the Department of Endodontics at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He is also Associate Dean for Global Affairs and Associate Dean for Advanced Dental Education for the School of Dental Medicine. He earned his undergraduate and his dental degrees from Columbia University in New York. Dr. Kim also earned his Ph.D. in circulatory physiology at the Medical School of Columbia University, Department of Physiology. Dr. Kim is well known and respected for his research in dental pulp physiology and microcirculation and the AAE has awarded him the Louis I. Grossman Award for outstanding research.
Extensive speaking engagements take Dr. Kim to universities, conferences, study clubs and professional associations in the U.S. and abroad. In addition to over a hundred articles in peer reviewed journals Dr. Kim is the primary author of the book titled "Color Atlas of Microsurgery in Endodontics".
Dr. Meetu Ralli Kohli is Clinical Associate Professor and Director for Continuing Education and International Visiting Scholar Program and the Masters in Advanced Dentistry Program at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Endodontic department. She is a member of the Dean's advisory council. She pursued her D.M.D. degree as well as specialty training in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. During her training she received the esteemed Louis I Grossman award, the Samuel R. Rossman scholarship and the Sherrill Ann Siegel award & scholarship for demonstrating excellence in patient care, clinical skills and research. She is on the Scientific Advisory Board as a reviewer for Journal of Endodontics, International Endodontic Journal, Journal of American Dental Association and other endodontic journals. Dr. Kohli has published in national and international peer reviewed journals and has contributed in books on microsurgical retreatment. Her publications have been recognized as the best clinical research paper and honorary mentions by JOE multiple times. She has served on the AAE's Constitution and Bylaws committee and currently serves in the Research and Scientific Affairs Committee. She also serves as a Board of Director on the American Board of Endodontics and is a diplomate. Dr. Kohli also maintains four private practice locations limited to Endodontics in Pennsylvania, USA.
Dr. Samuel Kratchman received a B.S. in Biology and D.M.D. at Tufts University in Boston, and his certificate in endodontics from the University of Pennsylvania, where he is an Associate Professor of Endodontics and Assistant Director of Graduate Endodontics, in charge of microsurgery.
Dr. Kratchman co-authored the textbook of Endodontic Microsurgery with Dr. Kim published in 2017 and developed a patented instrument called the S Kondenser for obturation of root canals. Both Main Line Today and Doctor of Dentistry magazines honored Dr. Kratchman as the cover story for their "Best of "issues.
Dr. Kratchman lectures nationally and internationally as well as maintaining three private practices, in Exton, West Chester and Paoli Pennsylvania.
Dr. Domenico Ricucci received his degree in General Medicine from "La Sapienza" University of Rome in 1982, and his DDS from the same University in 1985. Since then on he has maintained private dental practices limited to endodontics. He served in the Research Committee of the European Society of Endodontology from 1999 to 2005. Since 1998 he has run his own histology laboratory and his primary research interest relates to pulpal and periapical tissue reactions to caries and treatment procedures, biofilms in endodontic infections, etiology of RTC treatment failure, pulp regeneration / revascularization.
Dr Ricucci has published 112 papers and has lectured both nationally and internationally. He has authored the Textbook and Atlas "Patologia e Clinica Endodontica", the textbook and atlas "Endodontology. An integrated biological and clinical view", also translated into Chinese, Russian, Japanese. He has also authored or co-authored 22 book chapters.
Dr. Trope was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he earned his BDS degree in dentistry in 1976. From 1976 to 1980, he practiced general dentistry and endodontics. In 1980, he moved to Philadelphia to specialize in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating as an endodontist, he continued at the University of Pennsylvania as a faculty member until 1989 when he became Chair of Endodontology at Temple University, School of Dentistry.
Dr. Trope is currently a clinical professor, Department of Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is in private practice in Philadelphia, PA.