Healthcare for the Underserved

Learning and Leading:
Options and Opportunities to Address Unmet Oral Health Needs
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Biloxi, MS

AGENDA

 

Tuesday, July 21st
Camellia Ballroom A
6:00p-8:00p
OPENING RECEPTIONWELCOME
Henrie M. Treadwell, PhD
Founding Director, Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved
Research Professor, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Morehouse School of MedicineGlenda Crump, MS, CPMChief Operations Officer
Mississippi Public Health Institute

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MISSISSIPPI STATE ORAL HEALTH PLAN
Dionne J. Richardson, DDS, MPH
State Dental Director
Office of Oral Health
Mississippi State Department of Health

BRINGING BACK SMILES VIDEO

PREVIEW OF DAY TWO
Starla Hairston Blanks, MBA, MPH
Director, Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved
Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine

REMARKS
William Buster
Director, Mississippi and New Orleans Programs
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Wednesday, July 22nd
Camellia Ballroom A
8:00a-8:15a
WELCOME
Henrie M. Treadwell, PhD
Founding Director, Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved
Research Professor, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine Morehouse School of Medicine
8:15a-9:00a THE COMMUNITY SPEAKS: FLORIDA, GEORGIA, AND MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY ACCESS SURVEY RESULTS
Learning Objectives:
• Explore community perceptions of barriers to oral health care in Florida, Georgia and Mississippi
• Increase awareness community perceptions of the oral health workforce related to frequency of care, oral health home status and workforce capacity.Starla Hairston Blanks, MBA, MPH
Director, Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved
Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Morehouse School of MedicinePROVIDER PERSPECTIVES: FLORIDA, GEORGIA, AND MISSISSIPPI DENTISTS SURVEY RESULTS
Learning Objectives:
• Examine provider perceptions of access to care and barriers to the establishment of an oral health home
• Explore provider opinions regarding emerging workforce opportunities

Frank A. Catalanotto, DMD
Professor
Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science
University of Florida College of Dentistry

9:00a-10:00a ADDRESSING THE GAP: CULTURAL COMPeTENCE AND ORAL HEALTH ACCESS
Learning Objectives:
• Engage providers, public health practitioners and community members in a discussion of the role of cultural competency in increasing access to care.
• Identify current practices in providing access to medically underserved populations

Moderator
Glenda L. Wrenn, MD, MSHP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Behavioral Health
Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Morehouse School of Medicine

Panelists
Rueben Warren, DDS, MPH, DrPH, MDiv
Director
Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care

Nicole I. Wanty, MAA
Research Associate
KDH Research and Communication

Jane S. Grover, DDS, MPH
Director, Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations
American Dental Association

10:00a-11:00a UNMET NEEDS: CASES FROM THE FIELD
Learning Objectives:
• Raise awareness of the oral health crisis through the lens of dental and public health practitioners
• Describe barriers to reducing gaps in oral health access and the establishment of oral health homes
• Examine current efforts to increase care in diverse populations

Moderator
Glenda Crump, MS, CPM
Chief Operations Officer
Mississippi Public Health Institute

Panelists
Nancy Zachary, MPH
Director of Health
Redlands Christian Migrant Association
Florida Head Start State Collaboration

Oscar Arevalo, DDS, ScD, MBA, MS
Attending, Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program
Miami Children’s Hospital

Michelle Staples-Horne, MD, MS, MPH
Medical Director
Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

11:00a-11:15a BREAK
11:15a-12:00p THE FACE OF DISPARITIES: SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND THE ORAL HEALTH CONVERSATION
Learning Objectives:
• Discuss the needs of special populations within the oral health conversation
• Discuss the impact of disparities on access to care
• Discuss the special needs of children, the elderly and correctional populations

Moderator
Starla Hairston Blanks MBA, MPHCynthia S. Ditslear, DDS
Statewide Dental Director
Georgia Department of Corrections

Henrie M. Treadwell, PhD
Research Professor
Morehouse School of Medicine

Debra Wilson, DDS
HIV and Oral Health Coordinator
Grady Medical Center

12:00p-1:00p
Camellia Ballroom B
LUNCH
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATIONS IN DENTAL CARE
Jeffery Parker
Chairman of the Board
Sarrell Dental Center
1:00p-1:10p BREAK
1:10p-2:10p EXPANDING THE SAFETY NET: emerging MODELS IN PROVIDING CARE
Learning Objectives:
• Describe the impact of dental therapists and advanced dental therapists on access to care by underserved populations
• Provide overviews of competency based learning to provide care
• Examine the impact of expanded practice hygienist in provided care

Moderator
Rueben Warren, DDS, MPH, DrPH, MDiv

Panelists
Karl D. Self, DDS, MBA
Associate Professor
Director, Division of Dental Therapy
Department of Primary Dental Care
University of Minnesota

Angelica Afcan
Dental Health Aide Therapist
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation

2:10p-3:10p LEARNING AND LEADING: policy and economics of emerging workforce models
Learning Objectives:
• Examine policy trends in workforce models
• Identify cost effective strategies to provide quality care
• Explore options and opportunities to establish oral care homes

Moderator
Frank A. Catalanotto, DMD

Panelists
David Jordan
Director, Dental Access Project
Community Catalyst

Sarah Wovcha, JD, MPH
Executive Director
Children’s Dental Services

Jeanne C. Sinkford, DDS, PhD
Senior Scholar in Residence
American Dental Education Association