UCSF Oral Health Alliance

5th Annual Oral Health Alliance Symposium

Our 5th Annual Oral Health Alliance Symposium is back, and it is coming up on Saturday 3/06/21. The theme for this year is "Children's Oral Health in the Global Pandemic Year" and our event features esteemed speakers from UCSF Pediatric Dentistry, UT Health San Antonio, University of Michigan Dentistry, China Medical University, and Texas Tech University. Join us for 5.5 free CDE Credits Check your email for registration information and more details!


Last Chances to take PD 190

Our Interprofessional UCSF Elective Course is back for its last year! If you're a UCSF student interested in working with children, whether through pediatrics or as a general dentist, register for PD 190: Children's Oral Health for Primary Care Providers. Lectures will have 6 pre-recorded online lectures and 2 zoom lectures! Classes will be held Monday evenings. Fall Registration is closed, but check back soon for Winter Quarter registration!

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great and hearty "Thank you!" to everyone who attended our Symposium and College Day event on March 2nd. We had over 200 people attend the event with standing room only and full overflow rooms too. We hope to see many of you again next year.



Dr. Brent Lin in Dentistry Journal

10/02/2018 - Our very own director, Dr. Brent Lin, is slated to be guest editor in the latest issue of Dentistry Journal. See the link here for details.

OHA Jungsoo Kim wins award!

09/10/2018- Congratulations to our own OHA Team Leader Jungsoo Kim for being selected as the recipient of this year’s Anthony Westwater Jong Memorial Community Dental Health Pre-Professional Award. I will link the news article of Jungsoo receiving her award when it becomes available but here is a link to the APHA—American Public Health Association.

Welcome to the Team!

08/06/2018- The Oral Health Alliance is continuing its mission to grow and evolve access to under-served communties and also educating young health professionals on the vital task of bridging the gap of poor dental care that currently plagues vulnerable populations around California. To that end, we are excited to announce two new team members to our team: Dr. Jyu-Lin Chen and Angel Chen. (Bios coming soon!) They are both associated with UCSF Family Health Care Nursing. They will both replace Dr. Karen Duderstadt, who has retired, and Dr. Abby Alkon, who is on extended sabbatical. We want to thank Dr. Duderstadt and Dr. Alkon for their extraordinary commitment, hard work, and wise guidance. We will miss you both! 

And our 2018 OHA Scholars are...

7/9/2018--Rose Liou and Carlos Moya from UC Berkeley! More news from them coming soon!