Jorge Castillo talks about his journey in oral health

Castillo working on patient

September 2, 2022 - My name is Jorge Castillo and I am originally from Lima, Peru. I finished dental school at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Perú . My interest in Dentistry arose from my dad, who is a Pediatric Dentist, trained in the 60’s in Pediatric Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York, with... Read more about Jorge Castillo »


Dr Lillian Apadet Osamong BDS, MScPh

Dr Lillian Apadet Osamong BDS, MSc PhD

May 23, 2022 - My journey in chasing after that elusive smile for my people started back when I was in high school. From that far back I wanted to be a dentist, to be among the chosen few in Kenya to deliver  much-needed oral health services. Read more about Dr Lillian Apadet Osamong »


Madlen Caplow’s journey in oral public health

Madlen Caplow

April 21, 2022 - I am proud to work with the Arcora Foundation, the foundation of Delta Dental of Washington. Our vision is that all people can enjoy good oral and overall health, with no one left behind. Read more about Madlen Caplow »


Elizabeth Alpert, DDS, MPH

: Elizabeth Alpert, DDS, MPH

March 24, 2022 - Hello from Boston! My name is Elizabeth Alpert, and I am pursuing a path in dental public health. Beginning dental school, I envisioned a career in clinical pediatric dentistry, but I soon realized how quickly goals change with experience and exposure to new perspectives. Read more about Elizabeth Alpert »


Sawita Khimsuksri, DDS, PhD, MSc

Sawita Khimsuksri

February 25, 2022 - Warm greetings from Thailand. My name is Sawita, a lecturer in the Department of Oral Biomedical Science, Khon Kaen University (KKU), Khon Kaen, Thailand. I had an opportunity to attend the summer course in 2015 and continued in a long-term training program combined with KKU PhD in Oral Science curriculum, funded by the National Institutes... Read more about Sawita Khimsuksri »


The Positive Influence of Mentors

Imma with patient

January 24, 2022 - My name is Immaculate Achieng’ Opondo, from Kisumu County, which is in the Western part of Kenya. Read more about Immaculate Achieng’ Opondo »


My Journey to Global Oral Health and HIV/AIDS research

Yan Wang

December 21, 2021 - I am Yan Wang. I was born in China with a great passion for numbers. My undergraduate major is Mathematics, with a double major in Computer Science. I received my PhD in Biostatistics of School of Public Health at UCLA in 2019. My research passion is the joint research of HIV and oral health. Read more about Yan Wang »


From Public Health to Research Management

Dr. Roberto Leon-Manco

November 22, 2021 - My name is Roberto A. León-Manco, I am a graduate of the School of Stomatology, Master of Public Health, and specialist in Dental Public Health at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH). Read more about Roberto A. León-Manco »


Patimaporn Pungchanchaikul

Dr. Patimaporn Pungchanchaikul and colleague conducting an exam

October 20, 2021 - Sawadee Ka, I am from Khon Kaen University (KKU) in the Northeastern region, “I-San”, of Thailand.  In 2008, I was back from the University College London, UK, after pursuing my PhD in Developmental Biology focusing on the cleft formation. Read more about Patimaporn Pungchanchaikul »


Engaging in dental outreach activities, what does the future hold?

Winning one step at a time.

September 17, 2021 - Hello, my name is Brenda Okumu from Kenya. I graduated with a Bachelors in Dental Surgery from the University of Nairobi and later pursued a Masters in Dental Primary and Public Health at the University of Western Australia. Read more about Brenda Okumu »


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