VIRGINIA ORAL HEALTH SUMMIT

Each year, Virginia Health Catalyst brings together medical and dental providers, health advocates, and community members at the Virginia Oral Health Summit to discuss ways to improve health care access for all Virginians.

Register to attend the 2019 Summit today - early registration ends October 4!

2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit Agenda

November 7 | 8:45 a.m.- 3:45 p.m. | The Westin Richmond, Richmond, VA

7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Registration, Coffee and Exhibits

8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Daniel Carey, MD, Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. The State of Oral Health in Virginia
Sarah Bedard Holland, Virginia Health Catalyst

9:15 - 9:55 a.m. Oral Health and the Opioid Epidemic
A. Omar Abubaker, DMD, PhD, VCU School of Dentistry

9:55 - 10:10 a.m. Coffee Break and Exhibits

10:10 - 10:50 a.m. Rethinking Oral Health Intervention: Meeting Families Where They Are
Christie Lumsden, PhD, MS, RD, CDN, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

10:50 - 11:40 a.m. A Conversation on Racial Equity
Tamara Lucas Copeland, Author of Daughters of the Dream with Vanessa Walker-Harris, MD, Associate Commissioner and Director Office of Family Health Services

11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits

12:30 - 1:10 p.m. Luncheon Speaker
United States Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Admiral (RADM) Erica G. Schwartz, MD, JD, MPH
Introduced by M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA, State Health Commissioner

1:15 - 2:05 p.m. Breakout Session One

Innovative, Promising Practices in Oral Health Integration
Jean Magee (Augusta Health) Diabetes Prevention and Screening in Dentistry
Tarin Schmidt-Dalton, MD (Carilion Clinic) Smart Smiles at the Doctor
William J. Mann, MD (Olde Towne Medical & Dental Center) Incorporating Oral Health Exams in Routine Prenatal and Diabetic Card

Community-Based Research Through a Health Equity Lens
Community Partners in Oral Health Representatives Julie Bilodeau (CrossOver Healthcare Ministry), Katy Latimer (Daily Planet Health Services), and Sherrina Gibson (Community Health Solutions) Community Partners in Oral Health: From Insight to Action
Sarah Raskin (Virginia Commonwealth University) Community Engaged Research on Oral Health: Promises, Pitfalls, and Lessons Learned

Strategies for Recognizing and Responding to Community Needs
Mylinda Moore, MSW (Families Forward Virginia) Integrating Oral Health into Home Visiting Services
Shanteny Jackson (Richmond City Health District) Skillful Navigation: Networks, Leadership and Certification an Interesting Dynamic for Community Health Workers
Ally Singer Wright (Virginia Health Care Foundation) Trauma-Informed Care in Virginia's Dental Safety Net

2:20 - 3:10 p.m. Breakout Session Two

Health Equity in Clinical Practice in Rural Settings
Scott Wolpin, DMD, Nancy Stern, and Noel Root, DDS (Eastern Shore Rural Health System) Uncharted Waters: The Journey of Oral Health Equity on the Eastern Shore
Beth O'Connor (Virginia Rural Health Association) Health Equity in Rural Environments

Community-Based Research Through a Health Equity Lens
Community Partners in Oral Health Representatives Julie Bilodeau (CrossOver Healthcare Ministry), Katy Latimer (Daily Planet Health Services), and Sherrina Gibson (Community Health Solutions) Community Partners in Oral Health: From Insight to Action
Sarah Raskin (Virginia Commonwealth University) Community Engaged Research on Oral Health: Promises, Pitfalls, and Lessons Learned

The Intersection of Race and Oral Health
Alton Hart, Jr. MD, MPH (Carter Health District)
Theresa Caldwell (Petersburg Wellness Consortium)

3:25 - 3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks
Danny TK Avula, MD, MPH, Richmond City and Henrico Health District Director

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Evaluations and Adjourn

Book Your Hotel Room

Virginia Oral Health Summit attendees can reserve a hotel room at a discounted rate through the Virginia Health Catalyst room block.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

There's still time to become a sponsor or exhibitor at the Virginia Oral Health Summit.

Contact Alle Witt to learn more.

CE Credits are available for the Summit, including:
  • 4.5 CERP credits for dental professionals through the Virginia Dental Association
  • Continuing education approval for physicians from the American Academy of Family Physicians is pending.
  • Continuing education approval for nurses from the NYU Center for Continuing Nursing Education is pending.
  • Continuing education approval for social workers from the NASW Virginia Chapter is pending.

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