Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S., professor and chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Health Science Center, was awarded a Fellowship Ad Hominem in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Professor Bill Saunders, dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College, presented the honor at a July 1 ceremony in Edinburgh. This is the second time Dr. Ellis has been elected to the Royal College of Surgeons. In 2004, he was elected to the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Dr. Ellis took predental classes at the University of Toledo and graduated with a bachelor of science degree magda cum laude. He graduated from the University of Michigan dental school.
He received the prestigious Daniel M. Laskin Award twice for the best manuscript published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and was awarded the American Association of OMS’s Research Recognition Award in 1997.
He has served as president of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has participated on numerous committees and task force groups with the American Association of OMS, the British Association of OMS, the International Association of OMS and the International Association of Dental Research.
Dr. Ellis joined the Health Science Center in 2010.