MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference on Teledentistry Pilot Project

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 in Latest News

News Conference on Teledentistry Pilot Project in
West Hawaii Community Health Center

News Conference: The Hawaii Department of Health, in collaboration with the Pacific Center for Special Care at the University of the Pacific’s School of Dentistry and West Hawaii Community Health Center, will provide an update on a teledentistry (virtual dental home) pilot project, now entering its third year at West Hawaii Community Health Center, and disclose plans for expansion to Maui this year.

Date: Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

Time: 9:30 am

Place: Hawaii Department of Health, Kinau Hale, First Floor Conference Room
1250 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu

Participants: Dr. Virginia Pressler, Director Hawaii Department of Health

Dr. Andrew Tseu, chief, Department of Health’s hospital and community dental services branch

Dr. Paul Glassman, professor of dental practice and director, Pacific Center for Special Care, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
Donna Altshul, a dental hygienist and the dental program director,
West Hawaii Community Health Center

Mark Yamakawa, CEO, Hawaii Dental Service

Amy Asselbaye, director, HMSA Foundation

Dr. Emi Orikasa, dental director of Hui No Ke Ola Pono, Wailuku, Maui

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Janice Okubo
Communications Office
(808) 586-4445