The Spirit of Change in National Oral Health Policy

Presented by Colin Reusch, Director of Policy at Community Catalyst

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Course Description:

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify the ways in which oral health is critical to national efforts to address health and economic justice;
  • Identify recent national and state policy trends in oral health care
  • Discuss the current political environment and its implications for oral health policy

Colin Reusch serves as the Director of Policy at Community Catalyst where he coordinates cross-organizational policy staff and provides strategic direction on state and federal health policy and practice change initiatives.

Prior to joining Community Catalyst, Colin was the Director of Policy at the Children’s Dental Health Project where he coordinated state and federal policy advocacy on the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and CHIP, maternal oral health, and innovative payment and care delivery models to better prevent and manage dental disease. Colin holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Eastern Kentucky University.

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