2011 Annual Symposium

Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
April 9-10 and 13, 2011


April 9, 2011

1:30 – 4:00 p.m. AACDP Executive Board Meeting
All interested community-based program personnel are invited to attend
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

The Nuts and Bolts (and a Few Screws) of Starting and Operating Mobile and Portable Programs: Equipment Choices, Cost, and Program Start-Up

Greg Folse, D.D.S., Private Practice and Consultant, Lafayette, LA
Lawrence Hill, D.D.S, M.P.H., Executive Director, CincySmiles Foundation, Cincinnati, OH

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

AACDP/ASTDD Member Reception
Meet and greet state health department dental staff and other community-based program personnel from across the country

April 10, 2011

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:15 a.m.

Welcome and President’s Message
Myron Allukian Jr., D.D.S, M.P.H., President, AACDP

8:45 a.m

Community Oral Health Programs in Pittsburgh/Allegheny Area
Moderator: Myron Allukian Jr., D.D.S, M.P.H.

  • Larry Kanterman, D.D.S., Dental Administrator, Allegheny County Health Department Dental Program, Pittsburgh, PA
9:30 a.m.

Hot Topics in the Federal Government: Who Are the Dental Feds, What’s on Their Agendas, and How Will Health Reform Impact Local Programs?
Moderator: Dushanka Kleinman, D.D.S., M.Sc.D.

11:00 a.m. Break

Round I:
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Round II:
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

Roundtables: "Lunch with the Bunch"

Finding Oral Health Resources Fast! Contact OHRC
Jolene Bertness, M.Ed.

Fluoridation Messaging: Why the Wackos Are Winning
Matt Jacobs

Healthy People 2020: Oral Health Objectives and Your Community
Gina Thorton-Evans, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Health Literacy: A Pathway to Improve Oral Health for Vulnerable Populations
Alice Horowitz, Ph.D.

Kellogg’s State-Based Work Force Campaigns
David Jordan

Office of Minority Health, Oral Health Initiative
C. Godfrey Jacobs

Operational and Budgetary Challenges for Mobile Start-Up and Sustainability
Lawrence F. Hill, D.D.S, M.P.H.

School-Based Health Centers
Katrina Holt, M.P.H., M.S., R.D. and John Schlitt, M.S.W.

Thriving in a Nursing Home Practice: Doing Well While Doing Good
Greg Folse, D.D.S

1:00 p.m.


1:15 p.m.

Integrating Oral Health into School-Based Health Centers
Moderator: Lawrence F. Hill, D.D.S, M.P.H.


2:40 p.m.

Presentation of the 2011 Myron Allukian Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Achievements in Community Dental Programs
Presenter: Myron Allukian Jr., D.D.S., M.P.H.


3:00 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

The National Dental Therapist and the American Dental Hygienists' Association's Initiative: What's Next?



  • David A. Soricelli, D.D.S., M.P.H., Retired
5:15 p.m. Adjourn

April 13, 2011

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. AACDP Business Meeting
All interested community-based program personnel are invited to attend

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