By Jacquelyn L. Fried, Associate
Professor and Director of Interprofessional Initiatives, University of Maryland
School of Dentistry
By 2020, the prevalence of
HPV-related head and neck cancers associated with the human papilloma virus
(HPV) is anticipated to reach epidemic proportions. This pressing public health
issue provides an opportunity for interprofessional education (IPE) where oral
health is a key focal point.