Upcoming EventsTexas Oral Health Summit
November 9-11, 2017
Omni Colonnade Hotel, San Antonio
Year One of this collaborative initiative involved identifyng components for systems change, workgroups were developed around each area. Workgroups researched and developed resource materials around each component. So join us to learn about real activities in Texas that address each of these workgroups' goals and how you can participate.
Past EventsEnd of Year Meeting Overview:
Friday, June 9, 2017 in Austin, TX
Participants will hear various speakers provide a snapshot on the national landscape and progress in other states regarding specific focus areas. Workgroup members will also share their group product(s), network with their national advisers and discuss next steps for year two. A complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.
- Interprofessional Practice Collaboration
Anita Glicken, MSW
National Interprofessional Initiative on Oral Health
Associate Dean and Professor Emerita
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Patrick W. Finnerty, MPA, BS
Owner of PWF Consulting
Senior Advisor for the DentaQuest Foundation
Former Virginia Medicaid Director, 2002-2010
Matt Jacob, BA
Director of Communications and Outreach
Children's Dental Health Project (CDHP)
- Academia - Interprofessional Education
Donna M Hallas, CPNP, FAANP, PhD, PMHS, PPCNP-BC
Clinical Professor and Program Director of Pediatrics NP
New York University's Rory Meyers College of Nursing
- Oral Health Equity
Xavier Morales, Ph.D., MRP
Executive Director at The Praxis Project
Launch Convening Overview:
September, 29, 2016 in Austin, TX
Stakeholders from the grassroots, grass middle and grass tops are invited to the launch meeting where the focus areas will be introduced and all attendees will be encouraged to join one of these workgroups based on their interests and expertise. The intent of this movement is to stimulate interprofessional collaborations and mobilize stakeholders to create shared solutions to improve the effectiveness of the oral health system in Texas.
- Meeting Agenda
- Speaker Biographies
- Meeting Presentation "Equitable Oral Health for All – A Winnable Battle," Donald L. Weaver, M.D.
- Meeting Presentation "Oral Health: A Matter of the Public's Well Being," Ben G. Raimer, MD FAA