9:50-11:30

CURRENT ORAL HEALTH NEEDS AND THE STATUS OF ACCESS TO CARE

 

Panel moderator: Shelly Gehshan, Pew Center on the States

 

  • Early Life Cycle:

 

Shelly Gehshan, Pew Center on the States

 

  • Older Adults and Disabled Persons:

 

Michael J. Helgeson, Apple Tree Dental

 

  • Rural Populations:

 

Diane Brunson, University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine

 

  • Indian Health Service:

 

Patrick Blahut, Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health

 

  • African American Populations:

 

Hazel J. Harper, National Dental Association

 

  • Hispanic Populations:

 

Francisco Ramos-Gomez, UCLA, School of Dentistry

11:30-12:00

BREAK

12:00-2:30

CURRENT DEMOGRAPHICS AND FUTURE TRENDS OF THE ORAL HEALTH WORKFORCE

12:00-1:00

The Dental Workforce

 

Panel moderator: Elizabeth Mertz, Center for the Health Professions, UCSF

 

  • Dentists:

 

Richard W. Valachovic, American Dental Education Association

 

  • Dental Hygienists:

 

Ann Battrell, American Dental Hygienists’ Association

 

  • Dental Assistants:

 

Cathy J. Roberts, American Dental Assistants Association

1:00-2:30

The Non-Dental Health Care Workforce

 

Panel moderator: Daniel Derksen, University of New Mexico

 

  • Integration with Non-Dental Health Care Providers:

 

Irene V. Hilton, San Francisco Department of Public Health

 

  • Medicine—Pediatrics and Family Medicine:

 

David M. Krol, University of Toledo Russell Maier, Central Washington Family Medicine



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