Integration, Innovation, & Interdisciplinary: The Intersection of Oral Medicine & Public Health
Dr. Roopali Kulkarni is an Instructor in the Department of Oral Medicine at Penn Dental Medicine. She obtained both her D.M.D. and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to complete her Residency in Oral Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, serving as Chief Resident during her second year. Upon completion of her residency program, Dr. Kulkarni received the Robert Schattner Outstanding Oral Medicine Resident Award. Dr. Kulkarni currently teaches clinically in the Oral Medicine and Personalized Care Suite Clinics in the School of Dental Medicine and didactically on a wide range of subjects relating to oral medicine and interdisciplinary care. Her scholarly work focuses on both oral medicine and topics within public health. In addition to her faculty responsibilities, Dr. Kulkarni also serves as an attending at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, as assistant director of the oral medicine residency program, and treats patients at Penn Medicine Radnor.
Disclosure: Dr. Kulkarni has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In this lecture, the intersection of oral medicine and public health will be explored, as it relates to patient care and research methodology.
- Understand the intersectionality of oral medicine and public health
- Engage in case-based examples of the impact of each field on patient care
- Learn about advances in research as it relates to both fields