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AAPHD Announces Appointment of Executive Director

The American Association of Public Health Dentistry is pleased to announce the appointment of Frances Kim, DDS, MPH, DrPH as the new Executive Director.  Dr. Kim has been serving as interim executive director since September 2017.  She was President of AAPHD (2016-17) and served on the Board of Directors as a member of the Executive Council and President-elect.  She received her dental degree from Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland in 2000.  After a one-year General Practice Residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, she received her Masters in Public Health (2002) and Doctorate in Public Health in Epidemiology (2007) from the Harvard School of Public Health (now Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) and completed a dental public health residency at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2007.  She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health. 


2018 NOHC  - April 16-18, 2018

Louisville, Kentucky

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