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Getting to Know The Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration


"Together, we are building a better future for Ethiopia."

Dr. Marco Caminiti spoke with Dr. John O'Keefe about his recent experience helping the Addis Ababa University’s (AAU) School of Dentistry develop postgraduate specialty training programs in the discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, where AAU has just commenced a specialty training program.

The Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration (TAAAC) assists Ethiopians in identifying and implementing solutions to some of their nation’s most pressing challenges through training and education. Read more

In the fall of 2019, a mixed team of faculty initiated the first training trip for the 12 residents enrolled in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

In 2014, a commitment was formed between Addis Ababa University’s (AAU) College of Health Sciences, School of Dentistry and the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, culminating in a partnership under the Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration (TAAAC) umbrella. Learn more about the AAU and UofT Dentistry collaboration

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Dr. Marco Caminiti's Brief Bio

Dr. Caminiti is an expert in orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgeries, as well as oral surgery education. An active surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital and Director of the Graduate Specialty Program Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Faculty of Dentistry, Dr. Caminiti is also Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Humber River Hospital.

More about Dr. Marco Caminiti

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