Shaping the Future of Oral Health:
A Collaboration on Infrastructure for Oral Health in Texas

May 30th – June 1st, 2001
Embassy Suites Hotel, Airport – 10110 U.S. Highway 281 North, San Antonio
Wednesday, May 30th

Social Hour Hotel Atrium
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Workshop Registration - Outside Mesquite Room
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Workshop Orientation Session - Mesquite Room

Introduction of Participants
Project Description, Workshop Goals, and Charge to Participants


John P. Brown, BDS, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Community Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dental School

Overview: Work Group Sessions
Nancy Hudepohl, PhD
Educational Development Specialist
Academic Informatics Services
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Orientation for Work Group Facilitators and Recorders/Reporters
Nancy Hudepohl, PhD
Educational Development Specialist
Academic Informatics Services
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Thursday, May 31st

8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast – Mesquite Room
(Breakfast Buffet for hotel guests starting at 6:30 am in Hotel Atrium)
9:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Session – Mesquite Room

Moderator: John P. Brown, BDS, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Community Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dental School

Welcome
Leonard E. Lawrence, MD
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Medical and Dental School
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
9:15 am - 10:35 am First Plenary Session – Mesquite Room
National and State Perspectives: Oral Health Status and Access


Moderator: Jane E. M. Steffensen, BS, MPH, CHES
Assistant Professor
Department of Community Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dental School

National Perspectives on Oral Health Status and Access
Robert Sappington, DMD, MPH
Regional Dental Consultant
Health Resources and Services Administration
Region VI

Texas Perspectives on Status of Oral Health and Access Issues for Adults
Carolyn Marshall, MPH, PhD
Associate Director
South Texas Geriatrics Center
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dental School

Texas Perspectives on Status of Oral Health and Access for Children
John P. Brown, BDS, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Community Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dental School

Q & A and Panel Discussion
10:35 am - 10:50 am

Break
10:50 am - 12:30 pm First Work Group Session – Prioritizing Strategic Areas
(See Group Listing in Folder for Room Location)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch - Atrium
1:30 pm - 2:50 pm Second Plenary Session - Mesquite Room
Strategies to Improve Oral Health: Legislative, Policy, Advocacy and Community Collaboration

Moderator: Kathy Geurink, RDH, MA
Clinical Associate Professor
Dental Hygiene Education, School of Allied Health
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Legislative Strategies Developed in Other Initiatives for Oral Health
James J. Crall, DDS, ScD
Director, Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Oral Health Policy Center, Division of Community Health, School of Dental and Oral Surgery Columbia University

Making Change Happen: Lessons for Advocates
Kay Johnson, MPH, EdM
Johnson Group Consulting

Q&A and Panel Discussion
2:50 pm - 3:00 pm

Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Second Work Group Session – Developing Strategies
(See Group Listings in Folder for Room Location)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Summary Session - Mesquite Room

Moderator: John P. Brown, BDS, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Community Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dental School

Work Groups Reports
Work Group A: Education of the Workforce
Work Group Recorder and Reporter - Linda Altenhoff, DDS
Work Group B: Policy Development and Legislation
Work Group Recorder and Reporter – Bing Burton, PhD
Work Group C: Community Based Action - Collaboration and Advocacy
Work Group Recorder and Reporter - Daniel Jones, DDS, PhD

Observer's Perspective
Mr. Robert Burns
Policy Analyst, Health Policy Studies Division
National Governors Association
Center for Best Practices

Q & A

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Social Hour- Hotel Atrium
6:30 pm

Dinner- Hotel Atrium
Friday, June 1st
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast - Mesquite Room
(Breakfast Buffet for hotel guests starting at 6:30 a.m, in Hotel Atrium)
8:30 am - 9:15 am Third Plenary Session - Mesquite Room
Building Infrastructure to Address Oral Health Needs for Children and Adults at the State and Local Level

Moderator: Jane E. M. Steffensen, BS, MPH, CHES
Assistant Professor
Department of Community Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Dental School

Infrastructure: The Critical Core to Address Oral Health for Children and Adults
Kathleen Mangskau, RDH, MPA
Immediate Past President
Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors
Director Oral Health Program
Maternal and Child Health Division
North Dakota Department of Health

Q & A
9:15 am - 10:45 am Third Work Group Session - Identifying Infrastructure Needs
(See Group Listings in Folder for Room Location)
10:45 am - 11:00 am

Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Closing Session - Mesquite Room

Moderator: Kathy Geurink, RDH, MA
Clinical Associate Professor
Dental Hygiene Education, School of Allied Health
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Work Groups Reports

Work Group A: Education of the Workforce
Work Group Recorder and Reporter - Linda Altenhoff, DDS

Work Group B: Policy Development and Legislation
Work Group Recorder and Reporter - Bing Burton, PhD

Work Group C: Community Based Action - Collaboration and Advocacy
Work Group Recorder and Reporter - Daniel Jones, DDS, PhD
12:30 pm Observer's Perspective
Mr. Robert Burns
Policy Analyst, Health Policy Studies Division
National Governors Association
Center for Best Practices

Closing Remarks
John P. Brown, BDS, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Community Dentistry
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Adjourn
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