The DentaQuest Health
Equity Hero Awards honors individuals or organizations improving health
care access for people with the greatest needs and fewest resources. The 2023
Health Equity Heroes have demonstrated unique ways we benefit from health
connectors. Health connectors are forward thinkers taking action to remedy and
eliminate systemic disparities in an effort to make health systems more
welcoming to all.
Both Richard C. Black, D.D.S., M.S., Dean of the Texas Tech
University Health Sciences Center El Paso Woody L. Hunt School of Dental
Medicine, and Mark S. Wolff, D.D.S., Ph.D., Mortan Amsterdam Dean of the University
of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, were recognized as Health Equity
Read more about Dr.
Black’s efforts to bring much-needed oral health care to underserved
communities around El Paso, TX.
Learn more about Dr.
Wolff’s work in providing a dental home to vulnerable populations and
people with disabilities at the University of Pennsylvania.
Published on September 13, 2023