Student Community Outreach for Public Education: Past, Present, & Future
We analyzed the history of dental student community outreach and challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, reflected upon SCOPE’s success in creating projects allowing officers to develop professionally and serve the Bay Area despite health restrictions, and formulated a strategy for the successful re-implementation of in-person community oral health events over the next year.
Author: Samantha Louise Gallia, DDS ’22
Mentors: Professor Christine Miller, Dr. Bonnie Jue, Dr. Tim Verceles, Eric Bertumen, Carol Weinstein, Karl Pfeifer, and Dean Nadershahi
OKU Community Health Leadership & Innovation Award