Neal G. Herman, Professor of Pediatric Dentistry has been awarded
Diplomate status by the American Board of Special Care Dentistry
with proficiency in hospital dentistry. This is the highest honor
and recognition available for dentists who have devoted their professional
careers to the oral health needs of this very diverse population
of people. Dr. Herman is one of only 107 dentists to be so recognized.
And there’s still another reason for Dr.
Herman to celebrate. He has been appointed the Region II Head Start
Oral Health Consultant. This is a part-time, one-day-a-week position
that was created to help "promote, advocate for, and improve
the oral health of Head Start and Early Head Start children and their
is positioned within the Administration for Children and Families
(ACF) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Herman
will be collaborating with nine other Regional Consultants across