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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.

2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit

Thursday, November 7, 2019
The Westin Richmond, Richmond, VA

Read a recap of the 2019 Virginia Oral Health Summit and view photos.

Welcome Remarks
Daniel Carey, MD, Virginia Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Sarah Bedard Holland, Virginia Health Catalyst
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Oral Health and the Opioid Epidemic
A. Omar Abubaker, DMD, PhD, VCU School of Dentistry
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Rethinking Oral Health Intervention: Meeting Families Where They Are
Christie Lumsden, PhD, MS, RD, CDN, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Listen & Slides

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
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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
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Breakout Session One

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

Community-Based Research Through a Health Equity Lens
Listen (Full Panel)
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, Slides
Sarah Raskin (Virginia Commonwealth University) Community Engaged Research on Oral Health: Promises, Pitfalls, and Lessons Learned, Slides

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

Breakout Session Two

Health Equity in Clinical Practice in Rural Settings
Listen (Full Panel)
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, Slides
Beth O'Connor (Virginia Rural Health Association) Health Equity in Rural Environments

Community-Based Research Through a Health Equity Lens
Listen (Full Panel)
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, Slides
Sarah Raskin (Virginia Commonwealth University) Community Engaged Research on Oral Health: Promises, Pitfalls, and Lessons Learned, Slides

The Intersection of Race and Oral Health
Listen (Full Panel)
Alton Hart, Jr. MD, MPH (Carter Health District)
Theresa Caldwell (Petersburg Wellness Consortium)
Brian Little (Crater Health District)
Slides

Closing Remarks
Danny TK Avula, MD, MPH, Richmond City and Henrico Health District Director
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Premier Sponsor

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Distinguished Sponsors

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VCU Dental Care logo
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CE Credits are available for the Summit, including:

  • 4.5 CERP credits for dental professionals through the Virginia Dental Association
  • 4.75 Continuing Nursing Education credits for nurses from the NYU Center for Continuing Nursing Education
  • 4.5 Contact Hours for social workers from the NASW Virginia Chapter is pending.
  • 5.0 Continuing education credits for physicians from the American Academy of Family Physicians 

View Virginia Oral Health Summit Archives

View slides and hear presentations from prior Virginia Oral Health Summit events.

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