Promising Leadership Award

The Center for Oral Health values new ideas that foster public-private partnerships, bolster the work of the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, and guarantee sustainable solutions to improve oral health for the most vulnerable members of our communities, or countries, and our world.  Improving health systems, and envisioning new solutions requires nurturing new leaders. Talented leaders that re-energize the oral health movement, and lead the charge through new thinking and innovative solutions that ensure access to care and a caries-free world for generations to come.


The Center for Oral Health is honored to partner with The Global Child Dental Fund (GCDFund) to offer a distinguish award to a qualified oral health leader. The award includes participation in the prestigious Senior Dental Leadership Fellowship at King’s College London.


This award offers a unique opportunity to young professionals from various disciplines (public health, dentistry, social work, public policy etc.) with a demonstrated interest in addressing health disparities and oral health care.  This is an opportunity for young healthcare professionals to learn from and exchange ideas with some of the most influential figures in the formulation of international oral health policy.

Rosa Arzu, DDS
Name of Promising Leader

Coming March 2019

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