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Myechia Minter-Jordan of CareQuest Institute to Be Honored with 2023 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy

Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer of the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, will receive the 2023 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy.

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GIH Events

Equitable and Sustainable Children’s Oral Health Services in the Carolinas

A robust conversation was held about an exciting effort to expand oral health services to rural and underserved communities in North and South Carolina, through a school-based model supported by three foundations and their state partners.

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2022 GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy

The 2022 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held June 27-29 virtually and in Miami Beach, Florida. The GIH Annual Conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.

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Dental Therapy Toolkit

W.K. Kellogg Foundation has released a new toolkit for advocates and partners that spotlights the work of dental therapists and emphasizes how they promote economic development through job creation and business growth, expand the dental care team, and increase access to care for communities across the United States. The toolkit contains helpful fact sheets; an updated timeline; useful one-pagers on why dental therapy matters; messages that frame how dental therapists are cost-effective providers that are making a lasting difference in communities; and a suite of spotlights that feature several practicing, community dental therapists and elevate how they are reaching underserved communities, providing cost-effective care and increasing access through innovation.

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Issue Focus by Rana Suliman

Funder Strategies to Support Oral Health Care Access and Equity

Stark inequities in oral health care access and outcomes reflect the United States’ deepest societal divides and overarching social justice concerns. Health philanthropy is among the sectors aspiring to accelerate change and drive upstream solutions in a period of increasing vulnerability for communities heavily impacted by the downstream effects of oral health disparities.

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Connect With Funder Peers on Oral Health

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