Travis T. Tollefson MD MPH FACS
Dr. Tollefson is the proud father of Theo, a toddler who has humbled him by making him take days off. Theo is already an avid Jayhawk basketball fan, as any well informed gentleman should be. He is Professor and Director of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California Davis, where he specializes in cleft and pediatric craniofacial care, facial reconstruction and facial trauma care.
-His interest in the emerging field of Global Surgery and improving surgical access in low-resource countries led him to complete an MPH at the Harvard School of Public Health. He helps lead the CMF arm of the AO-Alliance.org, whose goal is to instill AO principles in facial injuries in low resource settings.
-His current research is focuses on clinical outcomes of patients with cleft lip-palate, facial trauma education in Africa, patterns of mandible fracture care, and patient reported outcomes in facial paralysis surgeries. He coedited, Complete Cleft Care, an evidence-based textbook on team management of cleft lip-palate. He serves as his department’s Director of Wellness and Mentoring, co-director of the UC Davis Cleft Team.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery,and is the Editor-In-Chief for Facial Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine journal (formerly JAMA - Facial Plastic Surgery).
Larry Cunningham, Jr, MD, DDS
Education Committee Chair
Larry Cunningham, Jr, MD, DDS, FACS, FICD
Education Committee Chair
Dr. Cunningham is Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Cunningham is a past president of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is an AOCMF Educational Board member. His clinical interests include orthognathic surgery, facial trauma and reconstruction, and temporomandibular joint surgery. Dr. Cunningham is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Lamont Jones, MD, MBA
Lamont Jones, MD, MBA, FACS
Lamont R. Jones, M.D., MBA, received his medical degree and completed otolaryngology residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery at SUNNY UpState Medical University. Dr. Jones also completed an executive MBA from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, in 2016. Dr. Jones is currently the Vice Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He is involved in departmental and hospital operations and has an interest revenue cycle, cost reduction and using telemedicine to improve clinical efficiencies. His clinical interests include the treatment of congenital facial anomalies, facial rejuvenation and facial trauma. Dr. Jones’ interests also include the treatment of keloids and translational keloid research, for which, he was recently awarded a, 5 year $900,00 K08 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Science. A national and international speaker, Jones has published multiple journal articles and books chapters. He holds positions in local and national medical organizations, and is involved with “Face to Face” and Kenya Relief which support international medical mission trips to countries such as Vietnam and Kenya. His mission work has been featured in the Detroit Free Press, Detroit Hour Magazine and in an hour television special, “Care and Hope, Proud Detroit Exports”, on Detroit WDIV Channel 4.
Delora Mount, MD, FACS
Delora Mount, MD, FACS, FAAP
Dr. Delora Mount is dual board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Mount specializes in craniofacial surgery, orthognathic (jaw) surgery, maxillofacial trauma and benign maxillofacial tumor surgical treatments. Her clinical subspecialties include treatment of infants and children, particularly those with major facial birth defects which include, cleft lip/palate repair, correction of skull shape abnormalities, and speech disorders (hypernasal speech). She now serves as Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of New Orleans/LSU.
She lists her favorite things as watching her son play baseball (he's really good) and hanging with her golden retrievers. She also loves teaching and mentoring the next generation of plastic surgeons, as well as collaborating with colleagues within the field by teaching courses with the AO and serving on the AO North America CMF Board.
David Powers, MD, DMD
David Powers, MD, DMD, FACS, FRCS(Ed)
Dr. Powers surgical experience in facial trauma was attained during a military career highlighted by the acute management of ballistic and other injuries of warfare, as well as performing secondary and tertiary facial reconstructive surgery during various staff assignments at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, the National Naval Medical Center – Bethesda and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He lectures and has published extensively on the management of ballistic injuries to the craniomaxillofacial skeleton, comprehensive reconstruction techniques, and the use of computer-aided surgical planning and patient-specific implants for anatomic rehabilitation after catastrophic injuries. He serves as the Director of the Duke University Medical Center Craniomaxillofacial Trauma Program, as well as the Director of Duke's Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship training program.