2005 Annual Symposium
Navigating the Currents: Strengthening Local Dental Programs

Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, OH
May 1, 2005

8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:35 a.m. Allegheny County Dental Programs: A Case Study of a Community Dental Program
Larry M. Kanterman, D.D.S.
9:20 a.m. On Track or Out of Whack? Productivity and Benchmarking
Neal Demby, D.M.D., M.P.H.
Nancy Carter, R.D.H., M.P.H.
11:00 a.m. Avoiding the Deep Waters: Legal Issues and Human Resources in Dental Programs
David J. Haase, J.D.
Critical issues concerning hiring, firing, and everything in between (handout)
12:00 p.m. Putting AACDP on the National Map: Support from the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
Sarah Kolo
12:20 p.m. Working lunch and introductions of participants and programs
1:30 p.m. Making Oral Health A Priority, When There Aren't Enough Lifeboats
Patrick Libbey
2:15 p.m.

Navigational Tools: How Newly Developed Local Oral Health Program Guidelines Will Help Communities Find The Way

Model Framework for Community Oral Health Programs

Sue Sanzi-Schaedel, R.D.H., M.P.H.

Guidelines for Community Oral Health Programs: Implementing New Programs and Enhancing Current Programs
Myron Allukian Jr., D.D.S., M.P.H.

and Planning

Teresa Cunningham, R.D.H., M.S.


Myron Allukian, D.D.S., M.P.H.


Patrick Blahut, D.D.S., M.P.H.


Larry Hill, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Reaction: Local Health Officer's Perspective:
Patrick Libby
Reaction: New Local Dental Director's Perspective: Emmanuel Finn, D.D.S., M.H.A.

4:15 p.m. Dental Program Troubleshooting and Problem Solving
Sue Sanzi-Schaedel, R.D.H., M.P.H.
Larry Hill, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Nancy Carter, R.D.H., M.P.H.


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