Webinar #1: September 26, 2023 @12pm EST
Presenter: Professor Neil Myburgh, Academic Oral Health Centre, Western Cape Department of Health
Title: Ethical Engagement in Dentistry: Clinics, Consent, Collaboration, Community
Overview: After briefly looking at some general principles of ethics in health care, some real world examples of ethical challenge will be explored. The ethical implication of practicing dentistry in diverse communities and settings will be considered, particularly with reference to issues like collaboration and consent.
Presenter: Dr. Margaret Wandera, Uganda Christian University/ Makerere University
Title: Preparing a Project with Publishable Data and Ethical Considerations of Community Outreach
Overview: An introduction on the components that are important in developing an idea to a project. The focus of the presentation is on items that make up a Project proposal.
1. Dr. Qadar Baloch (2000). Writing a research proposal. Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences; Vol. 4 No.1
2. Chapter 1. Public Health. Principles of Dental Public Health. 4th Edition, James Dunning. Harvard University Press.
Webinar #2: October 10, 2023 @12pm EST
Presenter: Dr. Jaime Edelson, Fundacion ADM, IAP
Title: “Prevention in Oral Health is not enough”
Overview: We will examine the role of prevention in Dentistry and why it hasn’t being effective over the past 100 years. We will explore new angles to promote Oral Health.
Presenter: Dr. Tessa Waldhart, Humble Smile Foundation
Title: Marketing and Communications to Promote your Project Ethically
Overview: Ethically tactics for promoting a community-based project.
Webinar #3: November 14, 2023 @12pm EST
Presenter: Dr. Holli Seabury, Executive Director, Delta Dental Foundation
Title: Oral Health Promotion Program Development
Overview: In this presentation we will learn about the role of motivation in oral health promotion; how we learn and commit knowledge to memory; and how to design and implement community-based oral health programs. We will be using a case study of a real-life oral health intervention.
Presenter: Dr. Fernando Hugo, Associate Professor at the Department of Preventive and Social Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Title: Global Oral Health: Challenges and Priorities
Overview: This presentation will focus on the current evidence on the global burden of oral diseases, using estimates of the Global Burden of Disease Study.
Webinar #4: December 12, 2023 @12pm EST
Presenter: Dr. Lois Cohen, Consultant & Paul G. Rogers Ambassador for Global Health Research
Title: Interview with Dr. Lois Cohen by Deborah Weisfuse
Overview: A discussion with Sociologist Dr. Lois Cohen regarding her distinguished and highly acknowledged career in global oral health. Understanding her viewpoints for the future.
Presenter: Dr. Darren Weiss, President, Humble Smile Foundation
Title: Problem Solving in Global Health Fieldwork
Overview: How to go with the work-flow to solve unexpected problems in the field.
Webinar #5: January 16, 2024 @12pm EST
Presenter: Dr. Habib Benzian, Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, and Co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Quality Improvement & Evidence-based Dentistry
Title: Global Oral Health in Transition: Opportunities and Challenges for Advocacy and Leadership
Overview: A look at global oral health from a beginner student’s eye. First an understanding of the stakeholders as well as the “players” Lancet, WHO, and FDI. Then, an understanding of the development of oral health discussion in Lancet and how it has come to pass. Finally, information on the future interplay of the institutions and parties involved.
Webinar #6: February 13, 2024 @12pm EST
Presenter: Dr. Peter Milgrom, University of Washington
Title: “Wanting to Have A Career That Counts: Combining Public Health Practice and International Research”
Overview: The sponsor of Silver Diamine Fluoride and innovator programs in the United States and Internationally talks about his career in Dentistry and Public Health
Webinar #7: March 12, 2024 @12pm EST
Presenter: Dr. Joseph Greenberg, Prosthodontics Provider in Villanova
Title: Delivering Effective Presentations
Overview: An underlying theme here is that “esthetic” or “smile” dentistry is an important health service for those of any age and any socioeconomic status.
Webinar #8: April 9, 2024 @12pm EST
Student Poster Presentations