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ODAF grant recipient provides care to seniors in need

by Jackie Best Crowe - Managing Editor
ODA Today

Jennifer Barrord, a fourth-year dental student at CWRU, participates in an outreach event with Care Alliance Health Center at a senior apartment building.

The ODA Foundation awarded Care Alliance Health Center with the Callahan/Henry Schein Cares Award for Improving Access to Care, providing $5,000 to support its senior oral health outreach program.

Care Alliance is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Cleveland, and recently started a new program to address seniors’ oral health care needs.

“As you may imagine, there’s a tremendous need in the geriatric population,” said Dr. Suparna Argekar Mahalaha, dental director at Care Alliance. “A…

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