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Women’s Wellness: What a Difference an X Makes!

Women’s Wellness: What a Difference an X Makes!

Women’s Wellness: What a Difference an X Makes!

Maria Perno Goldie RDH, BA, MS
Maria Perno Goldie RDH, BA, MS
on behalf of Colgate Oral Health Network

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Launch date: 06 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2017

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Description

Women and men have different healthcare needs, and regarding oral healthcare, men and women often require different approaches to treatment. The discussion will differentiate between sex and gender, and how the dissimilarities between men and women affect health, disease, and behavior.

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Sex-based differences in health, disease, behaviors and hygiene status; The effect of sex hormones on the immune system and oral health; Sex and gender differences found in prevalence, susceptibility, symptoms, pathophysiology, and likelihood to seek treatment;  response to treatment; morbidity; and mortality. Differences in the autoimmune system and brain function in men and women; Cancers of the oropharynx, linked to HPV, is more common in men than in women.
Maria Perno Goldie RDH, BA, MS

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Maria Perno Goldie RDH, BA, MS
on behalf of Colgate Oral Health Network

Maria graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Hygiene & is the recipient of the 1999 University of Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene Alumni Achievement Award.   She is also a 2003 winner of the Pfizer/ADHA Award for Excellence in Dental Hygiene and the 2011 Alfred C. Fones Award.   She earned her BA in Health Services Administration from Saint Mary’s College and a MS in Health Science from San Francisco State University.   Maria is a graduate of the 2004-2006 fellowship of the California Health Care Foundation’s (CHCF) Health Care Leadership Program, administered by the Center for Health Professions at the University of California, San Francisco.    She is a member of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene (AADH) and an Honorary Member of Sigma Phi Alpha, the National Dental Hygiene Honor Society.  Maria has been visiting faculty at the University of Rome for the Interdisciplinary Master’s Degree Program in Advanced Technologies in the Sciences of Oral Hygiene, and at the University of Pisa. As a noted researcher, author, and speaker, Maria has presented seminars nationally and internationally on topics such as Women’s Health and Wellness, Cancers and Oral Care for the Cancer Patient, Oral Cancer, Enamel Therapy, and Immunology and Periodontal Disease.   She has appeared on several network television interviews regarding the link between periodontal disease and systemic disease, and appeared on the Fox Health Network/WEBMD.TV — The “Cutting Edge Medical Report.”    She has taken part in a number of radio interviews have been conducted across the country, to emphasize the importance of oral health as a foundation for systemic health and a beautiful smile. Maria is a member of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), Oral Health Research Group, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), and a life member of the ADHA and the California Dental Hygienists’ Association (CDHA).   She serves on the Editorial Review Board of the International Journal of Dental Hygiene, the Journal of Dental Hygiene, Prevenzione & Assistenza Dentale, and the Editorial Advisory Board for Access magazine.   In addition, she is a quoted expert in Women Doctors’ Guide to Health and Healing published by the editors of Prevention Magazine, and is a co-author of Conversations in Health & Wellness, along with John Gray and others.   She consulted to Krames Communications on 2 patient education brochures related to dentistry. Maris is former Editor in Chief of Modern Hygienist and is currently Editorial Director of Penwell’s RDH eVillage Focus. Maria is a member of the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Smoking Cessation Leadership Center.   She was appointed to the National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC), Women’s Health Advisory Council, and reviewed content for their website.   Maria is on the National Advisory Committee for the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry.  She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), co-chair of the Dental Hygienist Division of the Toothfairy Campaign, co-chair of the Esther M. Wilkins International Toothfairy Fund, and is an Honorary Member of “Il Chirone” Academy.   Maria served as the 1997-98 President of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), served on an advisory panel to develop “The Future of Dental Hygiene Report.”, and is the President of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH).

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program ( ADA CERP)
  • 1.00 Credits
  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.00 Hours

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