Oral Health Epidemiology

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Roles & Responsibilities:

This position provides epidemiological support to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Disease Control, Prevention and Epidemiology, and the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Control on all epidemiologic matters concerning the oral health. This includes data management, surveillance, epidemiologic study design and planning, statistical analysis, policy and program development, program evaluation, technical expertise and training. This position plays a key role in developing, coordinating, and maintaining the Michigan oral health surveillance system (monitors oral disease, access to oral health care, special populations who experience higher rates of oral disease, and the capacity of the oral health workforce to provide care to both special populations and the general population). 

Fact Sheets and Surveillance Briefs:


Recent Presentations: 

Contact Info: 
Epidemiologist: Beth Anderson, MPH
Phone: 517-335-9785 
Fax: 517-335-9790 
201 Townsend St. 
P.O. Box 30195 
Lansing, MI 48909 

MDHHS Oral Health Program 
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