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About

 

Vision:
A future in which
all Ohioans have healthy teeth & gums.

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Our Staff

Eric DeWald

President, HealthPath

513-241-2880

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Susan Lawson

Chair

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Marla Morse

Program Director

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Our Board Members

Homa Amini, DDS
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

 

Virginia "Ginny" Black MPH, BSN, RN
Licensed School Nurse (LSN), Ohio Association of School Nurses

Ron Browder
President, Ohio Federation for
Health Equity and Social Justice

 

Barbara Carnahan, RDH
Oral Health Program Manager,
Ohio Department of Health

Erika Cybulskis
Delta Dental

Julie DiRossi King
Ohio Association of Community Health Centers

Yvonka Hall, MPANortheast Ohio Black Health Coalition

Jennifer Kale, DDS
Summit County Department of Health

 

Jayne Klett, BA, RDH, EFDA
The Ohio Dental Hygienists’ Association

Susan Lawson, MHR
Ohio Association of Community Health Centers

Cynthia Lord, MS, PA-C
Case Western Reserve University

 

David Owsiany, JD
Ohio Dental Association

Ashley Poling
Self-Advocate

 

Heather Porter, MPA
Ohio University

Oral Health Ohio graciously acknowledges the
CareQuest Institute for Oral Health for their support of our work.

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Oral Health Ohio

Values:

 

VALUE 1
Good oral health improves overall health, increases quality of life, and reduces healthcare costs to families and the public. 

 

VALUE 2

Oral health services should be available and affordable to all Ohioans, regardless of family income.

 

VALUE 3

Community-based prevention and care are essential to achieving healthy teeth and gums for all Ohioans.

 

VALUE 4

The effectiveness of OHO’s work depends on the active engagement and participation of a diverse range of stakeholders.

 

VALUE 5

Collaboration among OHO’s partners and stakeholders is essential to achieving its mission and vision.