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The PA Coalition for Oral Health Board of Directors is comprised of elected officers and representatives from the oral health professions, colleges and universities, funding organizations, managed care, professional associations and state government agencies. The multi-disciplinary perspective of the PCOH’s Board opens the doors to innovation and collaborative partnerships.



Essential to overall health and wellness, optimal oral health benefits ALL Pennsylvanians. By bringing together oral health advocates and professionals to share the best and most innovative approaches, PCOH serves as the dynamic leading voice to improve oral health across the Commonwealth.


Advancing policies and practices that increase access to oral health services, education, and prevention especially for our most vulnerable Pennsylvanians.


The PA Coalition for Oral Health has established relationships with many advocacy groups, community organizations, and individuals throughout the last four years. It is through their support that we continue to progress oral health agendas in our state.


Allegheny County Health Department
Richard Berkman
Kelly Braun, PHDHP
The Jon C. Burr Foundation
Berks County Community Foundation
Richard Celko, DMD
Laura Dehennis, PDHA
Beth Desch, PHDHP
Greater Philadelphia Health Action
Family First Health Corporation
First Hospital Foundation
Cheryl and Paul Janssen
Kids Smiles, Inc
C.Eve Kimball, MD
Carol Landis, Premier Dental
Arnelle Lloyd, DDS
PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Michele Mummert, WellSpan Health
PA Association of Community Health Centers
Bernie Logan, DDS
PA Dental Assistants Association
PA Head Start Association
PA Office of Rural Health
Morgan Plant
Deborah Polk, University of Pittsburgh
Put People First! PA
Brett Schildhorn
Lisa Schildhorn
Melissa Stewart, PHDHP