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Dr. Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc

Dr. Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc, Brings His Expertise in Oral Medicine to the Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care

June 2, 2020
Dr. Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc, has brought his time, his talents, and his expertise in Oral Medicine to the Initiative to Integrate Oral Health and Medicine since its inception. After receiving his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Treister ventured to Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), where he received his Doctor of Medical Science in Oral Biology, as well as a... Read more about Dr. Nathaniel Treister, DMD, DMSc, Brings His Expertise in Oral Medicine to the Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care
Hugh Silk, MD, MPH

Hugh Silk, MD, MPH, Featured in Webinar Aimed at Ensuring Oral Health Care Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

May 18, 2020

Check out the new webinar on the topic of Ensuring Access To Oral Health Care - Emergency Health Workforce Policies to Address COVID 19 recorded and hosted by the Fitzhugh Mullen Institute for Health Workforce Equity at George Washington University. Panelists include Maria (Mia) Geisinger (School of Dentistry University of Alabama), Marko Vukovic (ADA Health Policy Institute) and Hugh Silk (UMass Medical School) with host Janice Chen (from the FM Institute). View the webinar below:
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Primary Care Offices Struggle To Stay Solvent During Pandemic

April 21, 2020
New England Public Radio
Primary care doctors are supposed to be the first stop for the COVID-19 crisis. They're who you call if you have symptoms, partly to relieve pressure on hospitals. But the pandemic has put immense financial strain on primary care practices.
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Lessons From Oral Health: Using Philanthropy As A Catalyst For Systems Change

March 6, 2020
Health Affairs
Revisions to the rules governing dental hygienists employed by, or under contract with, governmental public health entities in North Carolina, which passed on January 16, 2020, expand access to oral health care for underserved residents in the state. Oral health is a critical issue in North Carolina, with more than ... Read more about Lessons From Oral Health: Using Philanthropy As A Catalyst For Systems Change