Our Members

CavityFree SF is a group of committed individuals working to achieve the goal of zero cavities for all San Francisco children.

Our Advisory Committee

The Implementation Coordination Committee (ICC) is a collaboration of multiple disciplines and sectors, including healthcare, public health, dental advocacy groups, dentists, educators and more, advising the core team to move CavityFree SF's work forward.

Lisa Berens, DDS, MPH

CavityFree SF Co-Lead

UCSF School of Dentistry

Prasanthi Patel, MPH

CavityFree SF Co-Lead

SF Department of Public Health

Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Susan Fisher-Owens, MD, MPH

UCSF

Claire Sit, RDH, BS

SF Department of Public Health

Curtis Chan, MD, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Wylie Liu, MPH, MPA

UCSF

Catherine Collen

Metta Fund

Jodi Stookey, PHD

SF Department of Public Health

Pedro Arista, MPH

Hirsch & Associates

Ben Meisel, MD, MPH

San Francisco Department of Public Health

Kent Woo, MSW

NICOS Health Coalition

Justin Adeyanju

District 10 Task Force Lead

APA Family Support Services

Deborah Elam, MS, CAE

SF Dental Society

Cecilia Gonzalez

Kaiser Permanente

Christine Miller, MA, MHS, RDH

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dragoni School of Dentistry

Vanessa Bohm, MA

CARECEN

Stuart Gansky. MS, DrPH

UCSF

Jess Wiley, MPH

San Francisco Health Plan

Linda Kuo, DDS

HealthRight 360

Betsy Merzenich, MA

Hirsch & Associates

Elaine Musselman, RN, PHD, CNE

San Francisco State University

David Rothman, DDS

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Aira Villareal, BS

CavityFree SF Program Assistant

SF Department of Public Health

May Bosco, RDHAP, MBA

SF Department of Public Health

Mary Jue, RN, MSN

SF Unified School District

Lilly Nguyen, MPH

DTI Project Coordinator

SF Department of Public Health

Tomoko Isogai, RN, MSN, PHN

School Nurse Coordinator

San Francisco Unified School District

Kati Barahona-Lopez

Mission Task Force Lead

CARECEN

Alicia Montell

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CavityFree SF Teams

Our CavityFree SF teams are filled with city leaders who are making things happen.

Access Team

Elaine Musselman, RN, PHD, CNE

Access Team Chair

SF State University

Claire Sit, RDH, BS

SF Department of Public Health

Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Angel Nguyen, MS, RD

Kai Ming Head Start

Kristine Ramilo

Mission Neighborhood Center Head Start

Bonnie Jue, DDS

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentristry

Prasanthi Patel, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Karen Raju

UCSF

Saeeda Hafiz

San Francisco Unified School District

Tomoko Isogai, MSN, RN, PHN

San Francisco Unified School District

Mylene Deano

Magic Tooth Bus

Lauren Umetani, RDH

SF Department of Public Health

Deborah Li

San Francisco Unified School District

Lauren Jones

Wu Yee Headstart

Integration Team

Susan Fisher-Owens, MD, MPH

Integration Team Chair

UCSF

Curtis Chan, MD, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Christine E. Miller, RDH, MHS, MA

University of the Pacific

Cecilia Gonzalez, MD

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco

Alicia Montell

Lyra Ng, MD

Chinese Hospital

Katrina Liu, MD

North East Medical Services (NEMS)

Larry Vitale, RN, MPH, MPH

SF State University

David Lee, DDS

Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry

Michael Long, RDHAP

SF Department of Public Health

Prasanthi Patel, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Liliana Ocegueda, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Jessica Wiley, MPH

San Francisco Health Plan

May Bosco, RDHAP, BS

SF Department of Public Health

Carlos Minaya

MNHC

Susan Huey

NEMS

Lilly Nguyen, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Promotion Team

Christine Miller, MA, MHS, RDH

Promotion Team Chair

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dragoni School of Dentistry

Prasanthi Patel, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Mary Jue, MSN, RN

SF Unified School District

Walter Lucio, DDS, MPH

Deltal Dental

Deborah Elam, MS, CAE

SF Dental Society

Kent Woo, MSW

NICOS Chinese Health Coalition

Vanessa Bohm, MA

CARACEN

Lisa Berens, DDS, MPH

UCSF

Justin Adeyanju

APA Family Support Services

Lilly Nguyen, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Rita Huang

NICOS

Kati Barahona-Lopez

CARECEN

Tomoko Isogai, RN, MSN, PHN

SF Unified School District

Ana Soria

Denti Cal

Evaluation Team

Jodi Stookey, PHD

Evaluation Team Chair

SF Department of Public Health

Howard Pollick, BDS, MPH

UCSF

Stuart Gansky, MS, DrPH,

UCSF

Christine Miller, RDH, MHS, MA

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Robert Isman, DDS, MPH

Former Medi-Cal Dental Services Division

Sepideh Banava

UCSF

Lisa Berens, DDS, MPH

UCSF

Prasanthi Patel, MPH

SF Department of Public Health

Claire Sit, RDH

SF Department of Public Health

Deborah Elam, MS, CAE

SF Dental Society

Coordination Team

Lisa Berens, DDS, MPH

Co-Lead

UCSF

Prasanthi Patel, MPH

Co-Lead

SF Department of Public Health

Aira Villareal, BS

Program Assistant

SF Department of Public Health

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