The Missouri Office of Dental Health Update



Presented by Julie Boeckman

Course Description: A discussion of the oral health activities, plans and program objectives of the Office of Dental Health, Department of Health and Senior Services for the coming year.  I addition there will be a presentation of the latest surveillance data of the oral health status of citizens of Missouri. 

Objectives: At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to describe the:

  • Activities of the Office of Dental Health in general
  • Key elements of the oral health surveillance in Missouri
  • Program objectives for the Office of Dental Health for the coming year.

Julie Boeckman, Office of Dental Health Program Manager, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Central Missouri State University in 1996 with a degree in Child Development and a minor in Psychology.  She started her public health career in 2001 at the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services. She started in the environmental program then was Missouri’s Vaccines for Children Program Coordinator for five years before joining the Office of Dental Health as Program Manager December 2017.  Julie and her husband Randy live in Wardsville with their two children, Evan who is a junior at Northwest MO State studying Ag Business and Abbie, who is a senior at Blair Oaks High School.  Julie likes to read, walk trails with Randy, help Evan with his future business venture and watch Abbie cheerlead at the high school athletic events.

This speaker has declared no commercial conflict of interest relative to this presentation