New Article on HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Cancers from ONS Voice

This article from the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Voice describes rising rates of HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancers (OPC) among middle-aged men in the U.S. and how to educate patients on management of late effects from OPC.

New Article: Entrustable Professional Activities in Oral Health for Primary Care Providers

A new article from the Journal of Dental Education reports important interprofessional findings from, Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in Oral Health for Primary Care Providers Based on a Scoping Review. In a related Commentary, OHNEP Executive Director Dr.

OHNEP Celebrates Florence Nightingale's 200th Birthday!!


2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and today is Florence Nightingale's 200th Birthday! Now more than ever, nurses and healthcare workers on the front lines need our support. We thank those who have been working tirelessly to protect us and our families, and who have been healing and saving lives nonstop.

New Article! No Longer "Business as Usual"

The coronovirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has caused dental practices across the U.S. to close, changing business as usual to business as "unusual". The entirety of the healthcare workforce - physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and more - are stretched thin during this public health crisis.

New Article!: Promoting Oral Health For Mothers And Children

OHNEP's Dr. Judith Haber, Dr. Erin Hartnett and Jessamin Cipollina, collaborating with April Hille of Jefferson County Public Health, reported on the effectiveness of a Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) oral health educational program.

A Message from OHNEP & NIIOH

Click below to read a message from OHNEP & NIIOH Directors about the current state of interprofessional education and practice, as well as review our resources for interprofessional care.

Mary Otto On Deamonte Driver and The Importance of Oral Care

OHNEP oral health champion Mary Otto spoke about the importance of access to quality oral health care for Tufts' podcast Tell Me More. Otto and other dental students discussed how many Americans do not have dental insurance, and the health dangers that many individuals may face if unable to access dental care.