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IFDH Free Webinar 12th September

Written by Stella Pascale on Monday, 13 August 2018 04:56


Plan to Attend as

The IFDH Education Academy and Colgate Oral Health Network



A Live Webinar (1 CE)

8 pm ET (US), September 12th


Oral disease is a health issue experienced by children and adults living in the United States. The burden of poor dental health affects a disproportionate number of the population in the United States. Many of these individuals represent diverse ethnic groups. As dental professionals what can we do to address the oral health needs of diverse population groups?

Participants will learn:

  • Understand social determinant factors that influence oral health outcomes
  • Describe the population groups that disproportionately experience oral health disparities
  • Explain recommendations to address the oral health needs of diverse population groups


Su-yan Barrow RDH, MA, MPH, PhD

Dr. Su-yan L. Barrow graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Hostos Community College in 1980. She holds a MA in Health Education from NYU, a MPH from Hunter College and a PhD from Walden University. Dr. Barrow is currently teaching public health graduate students and in clinical dental hygiene practice. She also taught at the University of Melbourne, Australia where she held the position as Senior Lecturer and Dental Hygiene Coordinator in the Bachelor of Oral Health program. Dr. Barrow is a former Scientific Affairs Manager, Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals. In 1989 she joined the Dental Hygiene faculty at New York University College of Dentistry where she conducted research and coordinated the Baccalaureate Program. Her teaching and research interests are in public health dentistry, health promotion and cultural competent healthcare with special interest in the social determinants of health. Dr. Barrow has presented at national and international professional meetings, authored articles/case studies and co-authored a text-book chapter on topics relevant to the dental profession.


Click for WEBINAR DETAILS & to Register.



Peter Anas

Executive Director



International Federation of Dental Hygienists

100 South Washington St.

Rockville MD 20850, USA

Phone:  240-778-6790, Press 3

Fax:  240-778-6112

Visit our web site at www.IFDH.org

Learn more about the 2019 IFDH International Symposium on Dental Hygiene


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