Wednesday, April 3, 2019

screen shot 2019-01-16 at 9.13.21 amCourse title: “The Ins and Outs of D4346: scaling in presence of generalized moderate or severe gingival inflammation”
Josefine Ortiz Wolfe, PHD, RDH, CHES

Dr. Josefine Ortiz Wolfe the Director of Oral Health at Texas Health Institute. Her background in community health education and health promotion brings a valuable interdisciplinary perspective to issues surrounding oral health. She has over a decade of oral health leadership experience, and her research interests include health behaviors and health communication. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist, holds an undergraduate degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, a Master of Science in Public Health and a Ph.D. in Public Health, Community Health Education Health Promotion from Walden University.

Dr. Wolfe has fostered strong professional relationships with many local, state, and national dental organizations. This involvement has kept her knowledge current regarding dental health workforce strategies and issues concerning oral health’s connection to overall health. She holds an Adjunct Faculty position at A.T. Still University in the Graduate School of Health Studies and serves as Chairperson-Elect for the American Public Health Association’s Oral Health Section. Dr. Wolfe is also a member of the Speakers Bureau for the American Association of Public Health Dentistry and is active in the Hispanic Dental Association and the American Dental Hygiene Association.

She is the proud parent of two children and one dog. Her daughter is a college student, and her son is a U.S. Marine. She lives in Austin with her rescue dog, Ranger.


1.5 Hours CEUs

Registration/Check in: 5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Component meeting: 6:00 PM
Sponsor information: 6:20 PM
CE Presentation: 6:30-8:00 PM
Location: TBD
Sponsor: Cloud Dentistry