Open Wide: Expanding Oral Health Primary Prevention Opportunities through Partnership
5th Funding Cycle Development Award
Project Start Date: 7/1/2009
Project End Date: 6/30/2010
Project Goal Statement: The intent of the planning grant is to expand the competencies of nurse case managers to confidently include oral health prevention and promotion services in their work with low income, disabled women and their children.
Award Amount: $40,000
Primary Community Partner: Dr. Christopher Okunseri, Marquette University
Additional community partner organization: SET Ministry, Inc.
Primary Academic Partner: Sheri Johnson, PhD, Department of Pediatrics
Project Progress Summary Reports:
Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2009 - 12/31/2009
Project Final Report Summary
Affiliated Web Pages:
SET Ministry, Inc.
Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
Outreach Materials / Events
Conducted Nurse/Social Worker Training (December 2009)
Presented a Dental Public Health Lecture to first year dental students at Marquette University School of Dentistry at the Dental Rounds Seminars in October, November and December 2009
Presented project findings at a roundtable meeting at the National Oral Health Conference, St. Louis, MO, April 26, 2010
Presented project details to the Center for the Advancement of Underserved Children Faculty and Staff on May 10, 2010
Presented project to colleagues at a Marquette University School of Dentistry meeting in May, June and July 2010
Presented to the Marquette University School of Nursing Faculty and Advanced Placement Student on July 1, 2010
Presented to SET Ministry clients who participated Risk Assessment Process in October 2010