Healthy People 2030: The Fifth Decade of Opportunities to Promote Oral Health

November 4, 2020
10 AM - 11 AM PT


Healthy People 2030:

The Fifth Decade of Opportunities to Promote Oral Health

Presented by the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP)

CE credit is provided

What’s new on the oral health front in Healthy People 2030? Come and learn about the Healthy People 2030 oral health goals and objectives, the importance of incorporating health literacy in achieving them, and how to create effective strategies in your daily work.

Dushanka Kleinman, D.D.S, M.Sc.D, Facilitator:

Dr. Kleinman is the Principal Associate Dean, Associate Dean for Research and Professor, School of Public Health, University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Kleinman completed 28 years of government service, serving as Deputy Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, NIH and Assistant Surgeon General (Rear Admiral), U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and completed a five year term as the 15th Chief Dental Officer.  She was the co-editor of the first-ever Surgeon General's report on oral health (2000), and A National Call to Action to Promote Oral Health, A Public-Private Partnership Under the Leadership of The Office of the Surgeon General (2003). Dr. Kleinman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health, co-chair of the ADA’s National Advisory Committee for Health Literacy and Dentistry, and served as the co-chair of the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030.