ADEA Access, Diversity and Inclusion—August 2014

On July 29, ADEA kicked off a monthly Leading Conversations webinar series, entitled “Lean In: A New Era for Women Leaders.” Led by ADEA’s Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADEA ADI) portfolio, last month’s speakers included Dr. Kathryn Atchison, and Dr. Theresa Dolan.

ADEA Advocacy and Government Relations—August 2014

August 5th marked the 17th anniversary of the Children’s Health Insurance Program. CHIP is administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and provides matching funds to states for health insurance to families with children.

Fall 2014: Cultivating the Desire to Serve

In 2010, we published an issue of the Liaison Ledger titled Community-Based Education Comes of Age. It looked at the benefits this educational model offered—not just to schools and students, but also to communities where access to affordable oral health care remains a persistent problem. 

Guest Perspective: Preparing Future Dental Care Providers to Treat Patients from Low Socio-Economic Backgrounds: Six Suggestions

When Dr. David Satcher the 16th Surgeon General of the United States, published the first ever U.S. Surgeon General’s report on oral health in 2000, the message was loud and clear: Certain segments of the U.S. population were more likely than the rest of the U.S. population to have poor oral health and to face challenges with access to oral health services. However, Dr. Satcher’s report was a wake-up call that made it clear that concerted efforts were needed.

CMS Issues Informational Bulletin on Oral Health

On July 10, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an informational bulletin providing an update on the CMS Oral Health Initiative and other oral health related items.

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