Caridad Center's Healthy Tomorrows grant to prevent childhood obesity has created a family-centered curriculum that includes oral health education as one of its components.
The goal of the Healthy Family program is to teach proper care of teeth and oral disease prevention in the state of Florida.
The Council on Community Pediatrics is pleased to welcome Dr. Julie Linton and Dr. Scott Krugman to the COCP Executive Committee. Dr Linton is a community pediatrician in North Carolina, with expertise in immigrant child health and residency training. Dr. Krugman is national leader in the prevention of child abuse and neglect, based in Baltimore, MD.
Mark your calendars for community pediatrics education at the AAP National Conference! On October 11, 2014, the COCP will host The Geography of Poverty and Child Health. The Council will also host the half day program on Caring for Immigrant Children and Families on October 13, 2014.