Second Annual Public Health Dentistry Conference at NYU Draws More than 100 Students and Faculty from Across the Globe

2017 SPHD



More than 100 dental, dental hygiene, and pre-dental students and faculty from NYU, Penn, Columbia, SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Stony Brook, Hostos Hygiene, Hunter, the University of Ecuador-Quito, University of Jordan, San Antonio, Rutgers, Tufts, Michigan, and the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and College of Global Public Health, participated in the Students in Public Health Dentistry Conference, "Advocacy: Every Dentist's Chance to Change the World," held at the NYU College of Dentistry on February 26, 2017. The event featured keynote presentations by Renee Joskow, DDS, MPH, Captain, U.S. Public Health Service and senior dental advisor, Health Resources and Services Administration, and Mr. John Kemp, president and CEO of the Viscardi Center for children and adults with disabilities, along with group breakout sessions on topics including chairside advocacy, insurance, and personalized care/cultural sensitivity. The event was organized by the NYU Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, led by Dr. Mark S. Wolff, professor and chair and associate dean for predoctoral education, pictured third from left, back row.