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2014 D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S., Integration of Dental and Medical Conference

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November 13-15, 2014 the Partnership's third annual conference, will be held at the Hilton City Avenue in Philadelphia, PA, This program will bring together dental, medical and other allied health professionals promoting patient wellness through collaboration. 

New this year!
  • Three days of workshops and networking
  • Student Poster Contest [Students Click Here]Evening receptions 
  • Up to 11 Category 1A CMEs through RowanSOM
  • Up to 11 CEs through Kornberg School of Dentistry

Agenda   [View Full Agenda] 

Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00-9:00pm     Reception
                        Student Poster Display "Innovative Practices in Care"

Friday, November 14, 2014
8:00am             Registration & Breakfast
8:30-8:45am     Welcome and Introductions
8:45-9:30am    Keynote Speaker:  John Maupin, DDS,
                        President and CEO, Morehouse School of Medicine
9:30-10:30am   Integrated Case Management
10:45-12noon   Panel Discussion and Presentation of Payment Models
12:00-1:00pm  Keynote Speaker: Steve Kess, B.B.A., M.B.A.,
                        Vice President of Global Professional Relations,
                        Henry Schein Dental
1:00-4:30pm    Breakout Sessions- Integrated Care Models
                        Track 1:  Dental & Medical Providers
                        Track 2:  Dental & Medical Providers
                        Track 3:  Government & Policy- Oral Health Agenda
                        Track 4:  Motivational Interviewing
                        Track 5:  Pharmacists & Behavioral Health Practitioners
5:00-7:00pm     Cocktail Reception

Saturday, November 15, 2014
8:00am              Registration & Breakfast
8:30-9:15am    Keynote Speaker:  Thomas Cavalieri, DO, Dean,
                         Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
9:30-10:30am    Panel 1:  Inter-Professional Education and Training
10:30-11:30am  Panel 2:  Inter-Professional Communications
11:45-1:00pm    Moderated Discussion and Wrap Up

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Past Conferences

2013 D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S. Promoting Wellness Through Collaboration:
The Integration of Dental and Medical Conference

The Partnership's second annual conference, Promoting Wellness through Collaboration: The Integration of Dental and Medical, was held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel and Suites in Valley Forge, PA. This program brought together medical and dental professionals promoting patient wellness through collaboration. The conference addressed the historical disjunction between medicine and dentistry in education, practice and also financing that has resulted in a health care system that fails to prevent oral disease as well as addressed the interplay between oral disease and other health issues.

View the 2013 Speaker Presentations

Who Attended?

  • Primary Care providers, family medicine practitioners, pediatricians and general practitioners
  • Dentists, dental hygienists
  • Registered Nurses, Advance Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Other Allied Health Professionals

Read more about the significant contributions that D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S. has made in the impact within medical communities.

The speakers and faculty had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


The Partnership is committed to funding community health initiatives that improve the health status of vulnerable populations.