Texas oral and maxillofacial surgeon, long time member Dr. Robert R. Lemke elected to Academy board of directors
Arlington Heights, Ill., March 16, 2019 — Robert R. Lemke, DDS, MD, board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon from San Antonio, TX, and AO member since 2005, was elected to the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) board of directors at its annual business meeting today in Washington, DC.
Dr. Lemke is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in private practice with three offices in the San Antonio area. He holds both DDS and MD degrees from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. He is an International Team of Implantology (ITI) Fellow.
Active in AO, he is currently chair of the Research Submissions Committee and was chair of the Charitable Grants Committee. He has also served on the Clinical Innovations, AO/OF Research Grants, Annual Meeting, E-Posters, and Education Oversight/Advisory committees. He also serves on the board of the Osseointegration Foundation.
An active contributor to the profession throughout his dental career, Dr. Lemke has also published in many dental and medical journals and contributed to chapters in books.
“I have worked closely with the Osseointegration Foundation board to develop and grow the Student Travel Grant awards program. This is a wonderful direction that the Board has taken to foster young researchers to present their findings at our Annual Meeting. While it is an honor to work with many world renowned lecturers and researchers, our future is with the young researchers. They are the ones who will set the course of implant dentistry,” Dr. Lemke said.
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