In honor of the 75th Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation, Dr Josefine Ortiz Wolfe brings us a presentation regarding the most effective public health initiative of this century.
Subject: Community Water Fluoridation 75th Anniversary
Title: 75th Year Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation – Lessons learned from the Texas Community Water Fluoridation Campaign
Speaker: Dr Josefine Ortiz Wolfe, PhD, RDH, CHES
Time: 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM CDT
Fee: Free for ADHA members & $29 for non-members
Sponsored by Crest
Josefine Ortiz Wolfe, Ph.D., RDH, CHES, is an assistant professor in the Master of Public Health program at A.T. Still University within the College of Graduate Health Studies. Dr. Wolfe is a Registered Dental Hygienist, Certified Health Education Specialist, and a National Health Service Corps Scholar Alumni. She earned an undergraduate degree in dental hygiene from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2005, a Master of Science in public health from Walden University in 2008, and a doctoral degree from Walden University in 2017. Previously, Dr. Wolfe served as the director of the Oral Health Program at Texas Health Institute and the project coordinator of a school-based dental sealant program at the City of San Antonio’s Health Department. Dr. Wolfe serves as Chairperson for the American Public Health Association’s Oral Health Section and is also a member of the Speakers Bureau for the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. She has over a decade of oral health leadership experience, and she is a national dental health educator and speaker. Her research interests include oral health equity, social and structural determinants of health in Latino and immigrant populations, care coordination in community health centers, and health systems research.