Leslie Halpern, DDS, MD, PHD, MPH
Professor, Section Head, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Utah, School of Dentistry
Dr Leslie Halpern is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the International College of Dentists. She currently serves as Professor and Section Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Utah School Of Dentistry and is the former Co-director of the Office of Women in Health, Science and Medicine (WiHMS) at the University of Utah Medical Campus. Her mentoring of students, dental residents and program directorship experience qualifies Dr. Halpern as an essential resource for Women faculty in OMFS and oral healthcare..

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Learning objectives 1. Define sex, gender, and intersectionality of race and social variables. 2. Describe examples of sex and gender ( S/G) differences in patient-practitioner communication, and disease manifestations, diagnosis and/or treatment. 3. Use the Six Step model for interprofessional S/G based education and collaborative practice. Differences in biological sex and gender (S/G) influence patient-practitioner communication; attitudes towards health care; diagnosis, disease management, and health outcomes. Education on this topic is deficient. To achieve the quadruple aim, it is…