A Prosthodontic Recipe for Public Health Service Near and Far


Thursday, October 28
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. CT
A Prosthodontic Recipe for Public Health Service Near and Far
James A. Kelly, DDS, MS, MBA, MPH, FACP
Creighton University

For the prosthodontist desiring population health care within the constructs of public health care, there are several key ingredients to understand successful outcomes. This lecture will focus on the various components of creating a scaffold for care that will lead to sustainable processes for patients greatest in need.

At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify critical team components and infrastructures for successful public health care.
  • Understand collaboration with public health to address access to care and psychosocial implications of prosthetic services.
  • Utilize techniques that build resiliency in the prosthodontist.

Biography: Dr. James Kelly studied at Creighton University receiving his BS, DDS, and MBA. He attended the UCLA Advanced Prosthodontics residency and received his MS in Oral Biology before completing a Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Oncologic Dentistry at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He practiced, taught, and directed the Maxillofacial Prosthetics program at UCLA and at Mayo Clinic. He received his Masters in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. He is currently an Associate Professor of Prosthodontics and Chair of Creighton University’s Prosthodontic Department.