2008 Annual Symposium

Miami Hilton, Miami, FL
April 26-27, 2008

Saturday, April 26, 2008
1:00 p.m.

Medicaid/SCHIP Dental Association and AACDP Joint Session

Medicaid/SCHIP and Local Promising Practices for Oral Health Access
Meg Booth, M.P.H.
Larry Hill, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Carrie Stempski, R.D.H.

Sunday, April 27, 2008
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m.

Federal Activities and Their Impact on the Local Programs
Chris Halliday, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Bill Maas, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Jay Anderson, D.M.D., M.H.S.A.
Mark Nehring, D.M.D, M.P.H.

10:45 a.m.

Getting a Head Start on Achieving Optimal Oral Health

Minnesota's Community Collaborative Practice Model
Deborah Jacobi, R.D.H., M.S.

Dental Hygiene Practice in Wisconsin
Lisa Bell, R.D.H.

Massachusetts Head Start Oral Health Initiative
Mark Doherty, D.M.D., M.P.H., C.C.H.P.

12:15 p.m. Introductions and Networking
1:30 p.m. Data: Friend or Foe? Collecting Data for Planning and Evaluation
Kathy Phipps, Dr.Ph.
2:15 p.m.

State Practice Act Workforce Issues, and How They Impact Access

Bootleggers and Baptists: There's Got to be a Better Way
Shelly Gehshan, M.P.P.

Where It All Began: Health Promotion Specialists
Tammi Byrd, R.D.H.

Innovative Oral Health Care Delivery Model: Registered Dental Hygienists in Alternative Practice
Beth Mertz, M.P.A.

DENTEX: How State Law Affects Workforce and Access in Alaska
Mary E. Willard, D.D.S.

State Practice Act Workforce Issues and How They Impact Access
Beverly Litchfield, R.D.H.


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