Online Program

Innovative Global Health University Initiatives and Strategies to Improve Dental Education and Treatment

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 12:50 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

R. Bruce Donoff, DMD, MD, Office of the Dean, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA
This presentation will describe some of the current and future initiatives at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and countries outside the US. The Bridges to Peace Program in Israel, the Oral Health Alliance Across Borders and an innovative program in Haiti will be discussed.

Learning Areas:

Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the importance of leadership in implementing global programs Explain how to involve students and faculty in the development of global health programs Identify the need for university wide commitment for the establishment and sustainability of global health programs.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the Dean at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, I have been involved with global health initiatives and effort to make oral health an important part of primary care.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.