• Breaking the Cycle: Empowering a Forgotten Community

    SAVE THE DATE November 17, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Jackson, Mississippi Hosted by Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved at the Morehouse School of Medicine, this one-day forum will: Advance awareness on the impact of mass incarceration in Mississippi’s African American communities Examine innovative solutions and avenues to economically empower formerly incarcerated individuals Explore strategies

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  • 8 Reasons Educational Standards for Dental Therapy Are Important

    Children’s Dental Policy   By Jane Koppelman At its Aug. 7 meeting, the Commission on Dental Accreditation—the accrediting body for academic dental programs—finalized educational standards for dental therapy training. Dental therapists are midlevel providers—similar to physician assistants—who provide preventive and routine restorative care, such as filling cavities. Approval of the accreditation standards represents a milestone in the expansion of

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