Save the Date!
Join health providers and advocates from across Virginia and the nation for Catalyst's annual Summit!
The 2021 Summit will be held in person on October 7, 2021 in Richmond. We are excited to bring this day of learning back as an in-person event this year, but the Catalyst team will continue to follow the science and public health advice and adjust to a virtual event as necessary.
Sponsor the 2021 Catalyst Annual Summit
Have you implemented an innovative initiative or program at the community level to improve oral health or health outcomes? Conducted research that has the potential to inform community action? Engaged in advocacy or policy work that has an impact on the oral health or overall health of Virginians? We want to share your work with our partners!
Catalyst is accepting applications for panelists for afternoon breakout sessions. Panelists will have a chance to share their work with participants from multiple sectors and disciplines, including dental and medical providers, community health workers, home visitors, social workers, public health professionals, health care administrators, members of the legislature, and health advocates. Topic areas of particular interest include:
Value-based care models
Community and patient engagement
Public health policy
Oral health and health technology
Operationalizing data & data equity
HPV and oral cancer prevention
Maternal morbidity & mortality
School-based and pediatric oral health
Dental-related Emergency Department (ED) diversion techniques
Tobacco & vaping cessation
Strategies for better serving marginalized communities, including, but not limited to: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrant, LGBTQ+, disabled, rural, elderly, and low-income communities
Virginia Oral Health Summit Archives
View slides and hear presentations from prior Virginia Oral Health Summit events.