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Eastern Shore Area Health Education Center

  • Project Title: Childrens' Regional Oral Health Outreach (formerly the Children's Regional Oral Health Consortium (CROC))
  • Grant Period: 05/01/2009 – 04/30/2011
  • Program Representative Interviewed: Jacob F. Frego, Executive Director
  • Location: Cambridge, Maryland
  • Program Overview: This program developed a comprehensive dental center in Dorchester County, Maryland, a regional hospital-based pediatric dental program for the six counties located in the predominantly rural mid and lower portions of the state's Eastern Shore, and a community-based outreach and education program. The goal of the program was to improve the availability of and access to preventive, restorative, and rehabilitative oral healthcare for children from families with lower incomes on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Models represented by this program: