Wellness Equity Dialogue panel to focus on: Maine Oral Overall health Fairness

The University of Maine at Augusta and the New England Publication Health and fitness Education Middle, in coordination with Maine Community Overall health Affiliation, will host a webinar featuring a panel of authorities on oral health (in)equities in Maine.

The Wellness Equity Dialogues will carry on its topical discussions, Friday, April 2, from midday – 1:30 p.m., all-around the notion that well being fairness is the justice theory that everybody should have an equivalent prospect to attain wellbeing. April’s party will provide a panel of professionals on dental and oral wellbeing care and equity in Maine.

The cost-free virtual webinar, Wellbeing Fairness Dialogue: Maine Oral Health and fitness Equity, is open up to the community, on the other hand, registration is demanded. To receive the registration information and facts from the Health and fitness Equity Dialogue Team the moment it is readily available, be sure to complete the adhering to variety: https://forms.gle/wx38zcGxEsGWrYY9A.

Panelists involve:

Jennifer Crittenden, PhD, MSW (she/her/hers), Assistant Professor of Social Do the job and Associate Director for UMaine Centre on Aging  

Becca Matusovich (she/hers), Executive Director for Partnership for Children’s Oral Health  

Kalie Hess (she/her), Associate Director for Partnership for Children’s Oral Well being

Kellie Stanhope, RDH, BSDH, EFDA, Specialist Medical Trainer II at UMA’s Dental Health Programs, and in association with From the Initially Tooth and  

Kathryn Walker, RDH, EFDA, MSEd, Assistant Professor of Dental Health at UMA

The purpose of the Wellness Equity Dialogues is to convene and join scholars, group members, general public wellbeing professionals, and healthcare practitioners throughout disciplinary divides and siloes to do the job on substantial-priority community health and fitness challenges in Maine.

The Wellbeing Equity Dialogue collection, an initiative of the UMA Social Sciences Plan, is led by Assistant Professor of Sociology Kate Darling, Ph.D. and Assistant Professor of Conversation Valerie Rubinsky, Ph.D.

Event Co-Sponsors: New England General public Overall health Instruction Middle, Maine General public Wellness Association, UMA’s Ladies Invigorating the Curriculum and Cultivating Variety (WICCD) Committee, and the Augusta Pupil Authorities Association. Funding for this system is presented, in aspect, by a UMA Scholar Accomplishment Mini-Grant.

You should call Matraca Bellegarde [email protected] if you have disability access demands for the function.