The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Oral cancer and HPV: Does vaccination matter?
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Columbus, OH

Oral cancer and HPV: Does vaccination matter?

Join us for the next Buckeye Smart Central Ohio Speaker Series event!

Cancers linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV) are on the rise in the United States. Dr. John Kalmar will compare the risk factors and clinical features of oral and tonsillar cancers, including the differential risks associated with HPV. Information regarding the efficacy and safety of HPV vaccination will also be discussed.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

11:30 a.m. Registration and lunch
12–1 p.m. Program

Longaberger Alumni House – Sanders Grand Lounge
2200 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210
Directions / Parking


$10 per person; includes lunch

About the Speaker

John R. Kalmar, DMD, PhD, is a clinical professor in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He is director of the graduate program in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and teaches pre-doctoral and post-doctoral dental students. Dr. Kalmar serves as president of the Dental Faculty Practice at Ohio State and directs its active oral pathology biopsy service. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (ABOMP) and works as a director for the ABOMP. He is also a past president of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. In addition, Dr. Kalmar has served as a consultant to the American Dental Association on the topics of oral cancer and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw.

About Buckeye Smart

Buckeye Smart: Central Ohio Speaker Series is a lunch-and-learn experience hosted by The Ohio State University Alumni Association. Let Ohio State’s experts teach you about the university’s latest research, newest innovations and best-kept secrets!

Be sure to save the date for our future Buckeye Smart presentations:

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019


Please call the alumni association at 800-762-5646 to register.


Please contact the alumni association at or 800-762-5646