Oral Health Care for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Steering Committee

  • Maricelle Abayon, D.M.D., M.S
    Assistant Professor, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Lawrence Belle, Ph.D
    Grant Project Coordinator
  • Karen Black
    Public Relations, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Onolee Block
    Special Olympics International
  • Lenora Colaruotolo, M.S.W.
    Social Worker, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Ann Costello
    Director, B. Thomas Golisano Foundation
  • Lisa DeLucia, D.D.S.
    Pediatric Dentist, LEND Fellow
  • Doug Fisler
    Heritage Christian Services
  • Sangeeta Gajendra, D.D.S., M.P.H., M.S.
  • Gary Goldstein, D.D.S.
    NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Task Force on Special Dentistry
  • Adela Guset, D.D.S.
    Resident, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Susan Hetherinton, M.S.
    Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities
  • Brian Klafan
    CEO, CP Rochester
  • Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski, D.D.S., M.P.H.
    Associate Professor, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Jay Kumar, D.D.S., M.P.H.
    Assistant Director, Bureau of Dental Health, New York State
  • Wayne Lipschitz, D.D.S.
    Associate Professor, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Elizabeth Mamo, M.L.S.
    Librarian, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Cyril Meyerowitz, D.D.S., M.S.
    Grant Project Director
  • Andrea Pedersen, R.D.H.
    Dental Hygienist, Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • Laura Robinson, M.P.H.
    Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities
  • Elizabeth Sheen, R.N.
    Monroe, Monroe ARC
  • Richard Speisman, D.D.S.
    Chief, Department of Dentistry, Rochester General Hospital
  • Patricia Stege, D.D.S.
    Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Services Office
  • Stephen Sulkes, M.D.
    Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities
  • Nirmala Tasgaonkar, B.D.S., M.S.
    Assistant Professor, Eastman Institute for Oral Health

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