Dentistry for Seniors

  • Thu, March 10, 2016
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • James Lenox House, 49 E 73rd Street


Registration is closed


3:00pm: networking

3:40pm: announcements, presentation & Q&A

Speaker: Kavita P. Ahluwalia

An Associate Professor of Clinical Dental Medicine at Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine.  She received a DDS and MPH from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.  Dr. Ahluwalia is particularly interested in working with communities to address oral health and oral healthcare disparities among older adults, and has been funded by the National Institute on Aging, the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Legacy Foundation, New York State Health Department and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to address these concerns.  In addition to addressing oral health among institutionalized elderly, Dr. Ahluwalia works with local and regional organizations such as Meals-on-Wheels and NYC’s Department for the Aging to address programmatic and policy concerns in this population.  Dr. Ahluwalia is Assistant Director of the College’s Dental Public Health Residency Program, and is an active member of a number of Community Advisory Boards.

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Thursday, April 14, 2016


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