Registration is open for Oregon Oral Health Coalition's Fall Conference: Embracing Partnerships in Integrated Care: Strategic Plan for Oral Health in Oregon
October 3, 2014
8:30am to 3:30pm
Salem Convention Center
200 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Donald Chi, DDS, PhD
Dr. Donald Chi is an Assistant Professor or Oral Health Sciences and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, and devotes his extramural clinical practice to treating Alaska Native children in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta. He received national accolades from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry for his dissertation research, which focused on dental care use for Medicaid-enrolled children with chronic health conditions. Dr. Chi's current research program is focused on the behavioral determinants of dental care utilization for Medicaid-enrolled children. He is the first dentist and University of Washington faculty member to be named a William T. Grant Foundation Scholar, which funds his basic social science research interest in how neighborhoods influence oral health outcomes for low-income adolescents.
Strategic Plan for Oral Health in Oregon
This year's OrOHC conference features the launch of the Strategic Plan for Oral Health in Oregon. The plan was designed to be the driving force in Oregon for policymakers, philanthropic organizations and local communities who join in pursuit of better oral health and general health for all Oregonians. The plan highlights objectives, strategies and specific activities that various stakeholders can address that will deliver better care, better health and lower costs.
Key issues dealing with systems of care and prevention, infrastructure and emerging workforce models will be discussed.
9:00-9:30 - Conference Opening - Dr. Kenneth Wright & Dr. John Snyder Kaiser Permanente
9:30-10:30 - Keynote Speaker- Dr. Donald Chi, University of Washington
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-11:45 - Infrastructure - Dr. Julie McKee, Kentucky State Dental Director
11:45-12:30 - Awards/Announcements
12:30-1:15 - Lunch
1:15-2:15 - Prevention and Systems of Care Panel:
- Brenda Lewis - Umpqua Community Health Center
- Dr. Patricia Parker - Willamette Dental
- Dr. Mark Koday - Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
- Jillian Schrupp - Providence Health and Services
2:15-3:15 - Workforce and Capacity - Dr. Elizabeth Mertz - Center for Health Professions, University of California San Franciso
3:15-3:30 - Next steps with the Strategic Plan
Professionals from every corner of the state will join national and local health experts to explore emerging health care changes and multidisciplinary integration efforts facing Oregonians today.
The Grand Hotel in Salem
Call (877) 540-7800 to make your overnight reservations.
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