Gold elected to two oral health leadership roles

gold_jaana-webCongratulations to Jaana Gold, D.D.S., M.P.H., C.P.H., Ph.D., an adjunct associate professor in the UF department of community dentistry and behavioral science, who was elected to the Leadership Council of Oral Health Florida and was also elected as section councilor for the American Public Health Association’s Oral Health Section.

“I am looking forward to improving the oral health of citizens in Florida,” Gold said.

The Oral Health Florida coalition is comprised of a broad based group of agencies, institutions, organizations, communities, stakeholders, policymakers, leaders, and other individuals whose mission is to promote and advocate for optimal oral health and well-being of all persons in Florida. This mission is accomplished through the implementation of the State Oral Health Improvement Plan.

The American Public Health Association has a mission of improving the health of the public and achieve equity in health status.